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Secretary Rice Releases AIDS Relief Report
Secretary Rice (Jan. 12): "I want you to know that over the years, I have been fortunate to be in many countries around the world, including places like Uganda and South Africa, to see the effect that PEPFAR is having. I cannot think of a better example of American ingenuity and American generosity, but also America’s desire to work with people who want to better their own lives in transformational diplomacy, than PEPFAR has been." Full Text | President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief 2009

Archbishop Desmond Tutu to Receive Fulbright Prize
(Nov. 19): Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Goli Ameri and the Fulbright Association will co-host a ceremony honoring Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu on Friday, November 21, 2008, at 11 a.m. in the Dean Acheson Auditorium of the U.S. Department of State. Notice to the Press

Death of Miriam Makeba
(Nov. 10): The United States extends its condolences to the family of Miriam Makeba and the people of South Africa on the sudden passing of this musical legend. Full Text

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