Wagner Group, Yevgeniy Prigozhin, and Russia’s Disinformation in Africa

Wagner Group, Yevgeniy Prigozhin, and Russia’s Disinformation in Africa MAY 24, 2022 Russia deploys disinformation across different continents for varied objectives, often working through tested proxies to support Kremlin foreign policy objectives indirectly, which provides a level of deniability. In some parts of Africa – including, most recently, Mali – Kremlin-linked proxies exploit instability to ... Read More»

United States Donates COVID-19 Vaccines for Mali

The U.S. Embassy in Bamako, Mali, announces the donation by the United States Government of 151,200 doses of the Johnson & Johnson Janssen COVID-19 vaccine as part of the U.S. government’s global efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.  The donated vaccines are part of the U.S. pledge to initially provide at least 25 million doses to Africa.  The U.S. government coordinated closely with the African ... Read More»

Malian Leaders Prepare for Prestigious Mandela Washington Fellowship

U.S. Ambassador Dennis Hankins joined Mali’s 2021 Mandela Washington Fellowship recipients to discuss U.S. engagement in Africa and the critical role youth will play in shaping the continent’s future. The Mandela Washington Fellowship is the flagship program of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), created in 2014 to deepen the United States’ engagement with youth ... Read More»

USAID Administrator Mark Green Travels To Africa

Media Advisory For Immediate Release Tuesday, June 11, 2019 Office of Press Relations Telephone: +1.202.712.4320 | Email: press@usaid.gov U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green will travel to the Democratic Republic of the Congo; and the Republics of Rwanda, Kenya, and Mozambique from June 14 to June 22, 2019. Administrator Green will visit ... Read More»
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