Daily Archives: May 27, 2014

Africa: Removal of Restrictions on Assistance to Madagascar

Removal of Restrictions on Assistance to Madagascar

Press Statement

Jen Psaki
Department Spokesperson

Washington, DC
May 27, 2014


In light of Madagascar’s successful 2013 elections, and the installation of a new government earlier this year,

Africa: May 24 Al-Shabaab Attack in Djibouti

May 24 Al-Shabaab Attack in Djibouti

Press Statement

Jen Psaki
Department Spokesperson

Washington, DC
May 27, 2014


The United States condemns in the strongest terms the May 24 terrorist attack by al-Shabaab at Place Menelik

Africa: Eritrean National Day

Eritrean National Day

Press Statement

John Kerry
Secretary of State

Washington, DC
May 27, 2014


On behalf of the American people, I welcome the opportunity to send my warmest wishes to the people of Eritrea

The second Data for Development challenge in Africa: Orange’s big data competition for the scientific community

Ten prizes will be awarded in two categories

PARIS, France, May 27, 2014 – After the success of the last challenge in 2013, using the technical data of the mobile network of Orange in Ivory …

Ambassador Conze becomes head of the EU civilian mission in Mali (EUCAP Sahel Mali)

BERLIN, Germany, May 27, 2014 – German Ambassador Albrecht Conze is to become the first head of the EU civilian mission in Mali (EUCAP Sahel Mali). His appointment underlines the Federal Government’s continued engagement in …