Sec. Kerry Swears-In New U.S. Ambassador To Cote d’Ivoire Terry McCulley

Sec. Kerry Swears-In New U.S. Ambassador To Cote d’Ivoire Terry McCulley

On Friday, October 18, 2013, Secretary Kerry hosted a swearing-in ceremony for the new U.S. Ambassador to Cote d’Ivoire, Terry McCulley. About Terry McCulley Terence McCulley is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, with the rank of Minister-Counselor. Prior to this appointment, he was the U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria from 2010-2013. He was […]

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Don Yamamoto Leads United States Delegation to the AU Summit

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Don Yamamoto  Leads United States Delegation to the AU Summit

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Don Yamamoto led the U.S. delegation to the 20th African Union Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on January 27 and 28, 2013. Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Yamamoto was accompanied by Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan Princeton Lyman, and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) […]

Hissene Habre: Senegal MPs pass law to form tribunal

Hissene Habre: Senegal MPs pass law to form tribunal

Senegalese MPs have passed a law that will allow a special African Union tribunal to be created to try Chad’s former leader Hissene Habre.The 70 year old has been under house arrest since 2005 in Senegal, where he fled after being deposed in 1990. He denies killing and torturing tens of thousands of his opponents. […]

Kenyan Candidate Cedes Presidential Bid

Kenyan Candidate Cedes Presidential Bid

Nairobi — Deputy Prime Minister Musalia Mudavadi has revealed that Uhuru Kenyatta signed a pre-poll pact in the presence of lawyers that requires him to step down in his favour for the Jubilee presidential ticket. Mudavadi said the agreement which was deposited with the Registrar of Political parties is still binding, but indicated willingness by […]