Monthly Archives: June 2014

Africa: Mauritania’s Presidential Election

Mauritania’s Presidential Election

Press Statement

Marie Harf
Deputy Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson

Washington, DC
June 30, 2014


The United States congratulates the people of Mauritania on the successful completion of peaceful and

Africa: Burundi Independence Day

Burundi Independence Day

Press Statement

John Kerry
Secretary of State

Washington, DC
June 30, 2014


On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I send best wishes to the people of

President Obiang Asks for Greater Investment in Agricultural Sector

Closing session of the African Union Summit

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, June 30, 2014 – Equatorial Guinea’s President, Obiang Nguema Mbasogo (http://equatorialguineainfo.blogspot.com), asked African countries to invest heavily in their agricultural sector to decrease their dependence …

GLOBAL LEADERS MEETING IN SOUTH AFRICA TO DISCUSS MATERNAL, CHILD HEALTH

By Special Correspondent Linda Asante-Agyei

JOHANNESBURG, June 30 (NNN-GNA) — With less than 500 days to hit the deadline for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), global leaders are meetin here this week to analyse the …

STRIKE-HIT MINERS’ FAMILIES GIVEN AID BP BY SOUTH AFRICAN GOVT

By Athlenda Mathe

MARIKANA, SOUTH AFRICA, June 30 (NNN-SABC) — The South African government is stepping up efforts to improve the lives of mining families in the platinum belt where the just ended five-month long …

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