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  • David Brown joined National Education

    David Brown and National Education Minister

    The Chargé d'Affaires David Brown joined National Education Minister Gisèle Bedan at the ceremony marking back-to-school day at the Sica 2 school on November 20. The children gave the VIPs a warm welcome. We wish the youth, their teachers, and the administrative staff in the schools all the best for the school year.

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    Applications Open for YALI Fellowship

    The U.S. Government is now accepting applications for the Summer 2015 Mandela Washington Fellowship and invites young Rwandan leaders to apply for this exciting opportunity.

  • Lunch in a Restaurant somewhere in Bangui.

    Lunch with American Diplomats

    Lunch with the Chargé d'Affaires, the Deputy Chief of MIssion, USAID representatives and journalists from the local press at a restaurant in Bangui. We had a good exchange about press freedom and ideas for workshops for the benefit of journalists.

  • Cérémonie d'Ouverture

    Réouverture de l'Ambassade des USA

    Cérémonie de la réouverture de l'Ambassade des Etats-Unis d'Amerique en République Centrafricaine le 14 Septembre 2014

  • Samantha Power

    Samantha Power Visits CAR, Calls for Violent Groups to Disarm

    U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power is in the Central African Republic to discuss the country's increasingly brutal violence with government officials and civil society leaders. (en Français)

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    Felicite Ko-Ngana, shared her experience of the African Women Entrepreneur Program

    Felicite Ko-Ngana, shared her experience of the African Women Entrepreneur Program with guests from private sector, YALI/Alumni, and journalists. It was during a follow up conference on Wednesday 10, 2014 at the Chief of Mission Residence. Around 20 people comprising women entrepreneurs and leaders, representatives of youth organizations, alumni and journalists showed up to attend the conference of the IVP on African Women Entrepreneur (AWEP).  

  • State Department Assisting Family of Ebola Patient

    The State Department, in consultation with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is in touch with the family of a U.S. legal permanent resident working in Sierra Leone who has contracted Ebola. 

  • State Dept. on Ongoing Violence in Central African Republic

    October 10, 2014. "The United States is deeply concerned by ongoing incidents of violence in the Central African Republic," the State Department says.  (en Français) »

  • Potential Implications for Travel Because of Ebola in Parts of West Africa

    September 19, 2014. The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to screening procedures, travel restrictions, and reduced aviation transportation options in response to the outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease in Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone. 

  • Amb. Power on Peacekeeping Mission in Central African Republic

    September 15, 2014. Ambassador Samantha Power, U.S. permanent representative to the United Nations, makes remarks on the U.N. peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic.  (en Français) »

  • Kerry on Resumption of Operations at U.S. Embassy Bangui

    September 15, 2014. I am pleased to announce that we are resuming operations at our embassy in Bangui. The people and leaders of the Central African Republic have made progress in ending the violence and putting their nation on a path toward peace and stability. But we all know that much work remains to be done.  (en Français) »

  • Central African Republic: Announcement of New Government

    August 26, 2014. The United States welcomes the announcement of the formation of a new transitional government in the Central African Republic. We call on all members of this newly appointed government to move forward quickly with the democratic transition process and to demonstrate by their actions that they govern in the interest of all Central Africans by including their voices in a broad-based, inclusive national dialogue. We likewise urge all Central Africans to partner with the transitional authorities, to stop all acts of violence, and to participate fully in the national dialogue. 

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