Monthly Archives: May 2014

Africa: Malawi’s New President and Vice President

Malawi’s New President and Vice President

Press Statement

Jen Psaki
Department Spokesperson

Washington, DC
May 31, 2014

The United States congratulates Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika and Mr. Saulos Chilima on being elected the new President

Ban urges continued calm, cooperation as Malawi enters post-electoral period

Registration takes place for the May 2014 Tripartite Elections in Malawi. Photo: UNDP Malawi

31 May 2014 – Now that the results of Malawi’s recent election have been made public, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged all …

Africa: Sudan

U.S. Relations With Sudan

Bureau of African Affairs
Fact Sheet
May 30, 2014

More information about Sudan is available on the Sudan Page and from other Department of State publications and other sources listed at

Cholera outbreak, South Sudan

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 30, 2014 – On 15 May 2014, the Ministry of Health of South Sudan declared a cholera outbreak in Juba. The index case was retrospectively identified with onset of illness on 23 …

Central African Republic: Worrying upsurge in violence in Bangui

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 30, 2014-Following the recent upsurge in violence in Bangui over the past few days, the International Committee of the Red Cross calls on all sides to respect the right to life of …