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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.

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    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.

  • Déjeuner avec les Diplomates Américains.

    Déjeuner avec les Diplomates Américains.

    Déjeuner avec le Chargé d'Affaires, le premier conseiller, certains représentants de l'USAID et les journalistes de la presse locale dans un restaurant à Bangui. Nous avons eu un bel échange à propos de la presse libre et des projets d'ateliers au profit des journalistes.

  • 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

  • First Lady Michelle Obama holds up a sign in support

    U.S. to Help Nigeria in the Search for Kidnapped Girls

    Our thoughts and prayers are with the young girls who are victims of this horrendous kidnapping and their families. President Obama has directed that the U.S government do everything we can to help the Nigerian government find and free these girls.


News from the Embassy

  • 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. 

  • World Humanitarian Day

    August 19, 2014. We pay tribute today to the world’s humanitarians – those unsung heroes who, despite the risks, work to save lives on the front lines of conflict and help victims of natural disasters pick up the pieces and rebuild their communities. One of the great privileges of serving as Secretary of State is getting to see firsthand the unfathomable commitment of men and women who give so much of themselves to victims of tragedy. I’ve met with leaders and community members in Iraq who are standing up to ISIL’s grotesque campaign of violence and terror. 

  • African Women's Entrepreneurship Program

    August 05, 2014. African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP) is an outreach, education, and engagement initiative that targets African women entrepreneurs to promote business growth, increase trade both regionally and to U.S. markets through the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), create better business environments, and empower African women entrepreneurs to become voices of change in their communities. 

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