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UK, US condemn human rights abuse in Burkina Faso

A report from Human Rights Watch has provided details of the execution of at least 223 civilians, including 56 children, in the villages of Nondin and Soro in Burkina Faso’s Yatenga province. Reacting to the report, the governments of the United States and the United Kingdom blamed the massacres of civilians on the Burkinabe military […]

Africa Growth Opportunity Act Forum takes off in South Africa

US Secretary of State, Anthony Blinken has emphasized the importance of partnership between the United States and African countries to achieve economic growth in the continent. Addressing government, private sector, and civil society leaders at the Africa Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA) forum in South Africa, Blinken noted that the core of the United States strategy […]

US condemns sexual violence in Sudan

The United States strongly condemns pervasive conflict-related sexual violence (CRSV) in Sudan, which credible sources including victims have attributed to the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) and their allied militias.  The numerous reports of rape, gang rape, and other forms of gender-based violence against women and girls in West Darfur and other areas are deeply disturbing.  […]

Nuland swears in Foreign Service Officers

Acting Deputy Secretary of State Victoria Nuland swears in the Department’s newest Foreign Service Officers and Specialist during an A-100 graduation ceremony at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., on August 11, 2023. Meanwhile, the Spokesperson of the US Department of State, Matthew Miller has confirmed the Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken […]

Historic Trump indictment in New York

NEW YORK (TSN) — Donald Trump has been indicted by a Manhattan grand jury, prosecutors and defense lawyers said Thursday, making him the first former U.S. president to face a criminal charge and jolting his bid to retake the White House next year. The charges remained under seal late Thursday, but the investigation centered on […]

US Secretary of State meets Ethiopian PM

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed today to discuss a range of issues critical to the U.S.-Ethiopia relationship. During the meeting, Secretary Blinken and Prime Minister Abiy discussed the significant progress in implementing the Cessation of Hostilities Agreement following the silencing of the guns in northern Ethiopia. This […]