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2008: African Affairs Press Releases
  

2008: African Affairs Press Releases

--12/29/08  African Union Actions Regarding Mauritania and Guinea
--12/29/08  Somalia: President Yusuf's Resignation
--12/22/08  Mauritanian President's "Release"
--12/19/08  Daily Press Briefing - December 19
--12/17/08  Disappearance of Robert Fowler in Niger
--12/15/08  Daily Press Briefing - December 15
--12/12/08  Replacement of African Union Mission to Somalia with a Multinational Force (Taken Question)
--12/11/08  U.S. Efforts at the UN Concerning Somali Piracy
--12/10/08  Special Briefing on Zimbabwe
--12/02/08  Deputy Secretary's Call to Mauritanian President 
--11/20/08  United States Support for Troop Increase in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Taken Question)
--11/19/08  Archbishop Desmond Tutu to Receive Fulbright Prize
--11/19/08  Digital Video Conference with U.S. Ambassador to Zimbabwe James D. McGee
--11/19/08  Guinea-Bissau Elections
--11/18/08  Mauritanian President Remains in Captivity
--11/13/08  Release of FDLR Secretary General, Callixte Mbarushimana
--11/13/08  Renewal of Diplomatic Relations between Chad and Sudan
--11/10/08  Death of Miriam Makeba
--10/31/08  Daily Press Briefing - October 31 (DROC)
--10/30/08  Daily Press Briefing - October 30 (DROC)
--10/29/08  Daily Press Briefing - October 29 (DROC)
--10/29/08  Somalia - Condemnation of Terrorist Attacks
--10/29/08  Zimbabwe Impasse
--10/28/08  Daily Press Briefing - October 28 (Sudan, Somalia)
--10/28/08  Humanitarian Situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
--10/24/08  Daily Press Briefing - October 24 (Somalia)
--10/21/08  Abduction of Workers in South Kordofan State, Sudan
--10/21/08  Daily Press Briefing - October 21 (South Africa)
--10/20/08  Daily Press Briefing - October 20 (Zimbabwe)
--10/17/08  Mauritania: Travel Restrictions
--10/14/08  Daily Press Briefing - October 14 (Zimbabwe) Visual From Today's Briefing:
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--10/14/08  U.S. Department of State Partners with Sudanese Integrated Mine Action Service
--10/09/08  Status of Hijacked Ukrainian Freighter Near Somalia Taken Question)
--10/07/08  Daily Press Briefing - October 7 (Kenya)
--10/06/08  Statements by General Nkunda in the Democratic Republic of the Congo  
--10/06/08  U.S. Agency for International Development: Summary of Decision on Marie Stopes International (Taken Question)
--10/03/08  The Bureau of African Affairs Marks 50th Anniversary At the National Museum of African Art
--10/02/08  Daily Press Briefing - October 2 (Africa, WJEI, AEI)
--10/02/08  Somali Piracy (Taken Question)
--09/30/08  2010 Diversity Visa Lottery Program Registration
--09/23/08  Situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
--09/15/08  Daily Press Briefing - September 15 (Zimbabwe) Visual from today's briefing:
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--09/12/08  Daily Press Briefing - September 12 (Zimbabwe) Visual from today's briefing:
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--09/11/08  Department of State Facilitates Signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of Malawi, the Rodale Institute, and Women's Campaign International
--09/04/08  Daily Press Briefing - September 4 (Zimbabwe) 
--09/03/08  Coup in Mauritania
--08/19/08  Passing of Zambian President Levy Patrick Mwanawasa; Statement by Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Washington, DC
--08/19/08  Somalia - Murder of World Food Program Official
--08/12/08  Handover of the Bakassi Peninsula
--08/07/08  Daily Press Briefing -- August 7 (Mauritania) 
--08/06/08  Commemoration of the Tenth Anniversary of the U.S. Embassy Bombings in Nairobi and Dar Es Salaam
--08/06/08  Commemoration of the Tenth Anniversary of the U.S. Embassy Bombings in Nairobi and Dar es Salaam
--08/06/08  Daily Press Briefing -- August 6 (Mauritania)
--08/04/08  Conventional Weapons Destruction and Landmine Clearance in Somalia
--07/31/08  Somalia - Visit of UN Special Representative of the Secretary General Ahmedou Ould-Abdallah
--07/25/08  Arrest of Sylvere Ahorugeze
--07/24/08  Daily Press Briefing -- July 24 (Sudan) 
--07/23/08  Courageous Voices: Speaking Out for Prisoners of Conscience
--07/23/08  Daily Press Briefing -- July 23 (Zimbabwe, Nigeria)
--07/16/08  Daily Press Briefing -- July 16 (South Africa)
--07/11/08  American Personnel in Sudan
--07/11/08  Daily Press Briefing -- July 11 (Sudan, Zimbabwe)
--07/11/08  Millennium Challenge Corporation and the Government of Burkina Faso to Sign $480.9 Million Millennium Challenge Compact
--07/10/08  Seventh U.S.-Sub-Saharan Africa Trade and Economic Cooperation Forum
--07/10/08  U.S. Leads Ministerial Conference on Transboundary Conservation with Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Uganda
--07/09/08  Anniversary of CPA Implementation
--07/09/08  Daily Press Briefing -- July 9 (Sudan)
--07/08/08  U.S. Welcomes Passage of Sudan's Electoral Law
--07/08/08  United States Marks Small Arms Destruction Day
--07/07/08  Somalia - Murder of United Nations Official
--07/03/08  Daily Press Briefing -- July 3 (Nigeria, Zimbabwe)
--07/01/08  Appointment of New Joint Mediator for Darfur
--06/30/08  Daily Press Briefing -- June 30 (Zimbabwe) 
--06/27/08  Daily Press Briefing -- June 27 (Zimbabwe)
--06/26/08  Daily Press Briefing -- June 26 (Zimbabwe)
--06/25/08  Daily Press Briefing -- June 25 (Zimbabwe)
--06/24/08  Daily Press Briefing -- June 24 (Zimbabwe)
--06/23/08  Central African Republic Global Peace Agreement
--06/23/08  Crisis in Zimbabwe; Statement by Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Washington, DC
--06/23/08  Daily Press Briefing -- June 23 (Zimbabwe)
--06/20/08  Daily Press Briefing -- June 20 (Zimbabwe)
--06/20/08  Egyptian Deportation of Eritreans
--06/19/08  Daily Press Briefing -- June 19 (Zimbabwe)
--06/17/08  U.S. Supports End of Conflict with the LRA
--06/16/08  The Situation in Chad Following Renewed Fighting in the East
--06/12/08  Daily Press Briefing -- June 12 (Ethiopia, Zimbabwe)
--06/11/08  Daily Press Briefing -- June 11 (Ethiopia)
--06/11/08  Eritrea-Djibouti Border
--06/10/08  Daily Press Briefing -- June 10 (Zimbabwe)
--06/09/08  Daily Press Briefing -- June 9 (Zimbabwe)
--06/09/08  Somalia - Agreement in Djibouti
--06/06/08  Daily Press Briefing -- June 6 (Zimbabwe)
--06/05/08  Daily Press Briefing -- June 5 (Zimbabwe)
--06/04/08  Daily Press Briefing -- June 4 (Zimbabwe)
--06/03/08  Daily Press Briefing -- June 3 (Sudan, Zimbabwe)
--06/02/08  Daily Press Briefing -- June 2 (Zimbabwe)
--05/30/08  U.S. Contributes Additional $110.3 Million to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
--05/30/08  U.S. Reaches Open Skies Accord with Kenya
--05/30/08  U.S. Supports Return Peace Negotiations in Burundi and the Return of FNL Chairman Agathon Rwasa
--05/27/08  Daily Press Briefing -- May 27 (Sudan)
--05/26/08  Meeting in Kisangani with Rwandan Armed Factions
--05/25/08  African Union 45th Anniversary
--05/21/08  New Rough Diamond Regulations Issued
--05/19/08  Daily Press Briefing -- May 19 (Ethiopia, Zimbabwe)
--05/16/08  Daily Press Briefing -- May 16 (Zimbabwe, South Africa)
--05/16/08  Status of Chinese-Origin Arms Shipment to Zimbabwe (Taken Question)
--05/16/08  Supreme Court Decision in Apartheid Litigation (Taken Question)
--05/15/08  Daily Press Briefing -- May 15 (Zimbabwe)
--05/14/08  Daily Press Briefing -- May 14 (Zimbabwe)
--05/12/08  Daily Press Briefing -- May 12 (Sudan, Chad)
--05/12/08  One Woman Initiative Fund for Women's Empowerment Launched
--05/12/08  Special Press Briefing on the Rewards for Justice Initiative in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
--05/10/08  U.S. Condemns Attack on Omdurman
--05/09/08  Daily Press Briefing -- May 9 (Zimbabwe)
--05/07/08  Daily Press Briefing -- May 7 (Djibouti, Eritrea)
--05/06/08  Attacks in North Darfur/DPA Anniversary
--05/06/08  Daily Press Briefing -- May 6 (South Africa, Nigeria)
--05/02/08  Daily Press Briefing -- May 2 (Zimbabwe, Sudan)
--05/02/08  Deaths of Southern Sudan Government Ministers
--05/02/08  Sea Turtle Conservation and Shrimp Imports
--05/01/08  Daily Press Briefing -- May 1 (Zimbabwe)
--04/25/08  Daily Press Briefing -- April 25 (Zimbabwe)
--04/25/08  Statement on Assistant Secretary Frazer's Meeting With MDC Leader Morgan Tsvangirai
--04/25/08  Support for New Chadian Cabinet That Includes Opposition
--04/23/08  Daily Press Briefing -- April 23 (Zimbabwe, South Africa, Nigeria, Somalia, Sudan)
--04/23/08  U.S. Welcomes Sudan Census
--04/22/08  Daily Press Briefing -- April 22 (Somalia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Zambia, Angola)
--04/21/08  Daily Press Briefing -- April 21 (Somalia)
--04/21/08  U.S. Urges LRA to Demonstrate Commitment to Peace by Signing Final Peace Agreement in Uganda
--04/18/08  Daily Press Briefing -- April 18 (Sudan)
--04/18/08  U.S. Joins Paris Club in Forgiving Liberia's Debt
--04/16/08  Daily Press Briefing -- April 16 (Zimbabwe, DROC)
--04/15/08  Daily Press Briefing -- April 15 (Zimbabwe)
--04/14/08  Daily Press Briefing -- April 14 (Zimbabwe) View video
--04/13/08  Kenya: Agreement on Composition of Coalition Cabinet
--04/11/08  Daily Press Briefing -- April 11 (Zimbabwe)
--04/11/08  U.S. Condemns Use of Violence against Opposition Supporters in Zimbabwe
--04/10/08  Daily Press Briefing -- April 10 (Zimbabwe)
--04/07/08  Daily Press Briefing -- April 7 (Zimbabwe)
--04/04/08  Daily Press Briefing -- April 4 (Zimbabwe)
--04/04/08  Goma Peace Agreement Implementation
--04/03/08  Daily Press Briefing -- April 3 (Zimbabwe)
--04/03/08  Third Annual International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action
--04/02/08  Daily Press Briefing -- April 2 (Zimbabwe)
--04/01/08  Daily Press Briefing -- April 1 (Zimbabwe)
--03/31/08  Daily Press Briefing -- March 31 (Zimbabwe, Somalia)
--03/28/08  Daily Press Briefing -- March 28 (Zimbabwe)
--03/27/08  Commending African Union Operation to Restore Constitutional Rule On Comoran Island of Anjouan
--03/25/08  Daily Press Briefing -- March 25 (Zimbabwe)
--03/25/08  Pre-Election Irregularities Endanger Zimbabwean Elections
--03/17/08  U.S. Contributes $138 Million to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
--03/10/08  Daily Press Briefing -- March 10 (Kenya)
--03/10/08  Support for Senegalese Mediation of Chad-Sudan Situation
--03/05/08  Daily Press Briefing -- March 5 (Kenya)
--03/04/08  United States and South Africa Break New Ground in Science Cooperation
--03/03/08  Daily Press Briefing -- March 3 (Somalia)
--02/26/08  Daily Press Briefing -- February 26 (Kenya)
--02/26/08  Statement on Kenya Political Solution; Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
--02/25/08  Daily Press Briefing -- February 25 (Nigeria, Sudan)
--02/20/08  Daily Press Briefing -- February 20 (AFRICOM)
--02/19/08  President Bush Tours Meru District Hospital, Discusses Malaria ; George W. Bush, President ; Remarks to Meru District Hospital; Arusha, Tanzania
--02/19/08  The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief
--02/19/08  The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief in Rwanda
--02/19/08  The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief in Tanzania
--02/15/08  Daily Press Briefing -- February 15 (Kenya)
--02/14/08  Daily Press Briefing -- February 14 (Kenya)
--02/14/08  Secretary Rice's Travel to Kenya
--02/12/08  Daily Press Briefing -- February 12 (Sudan)
--02/11/08  Daily Press Briefing -- February 11 (Sudan)
--02/08/08  Daily Press Briefing -- February 8 (Kenya)
--02/07/08  Daily Press Briefing -- February 7 (Zimbabwe, Kenya, Chad)
--02/06/08  Daily Press Briefing -- February 6 (Chad)
--02/05/08  Daily Press Briefing -- February 5 (Kenya, Chad)
--02/04/08  Daily Press Briefing -- February 4 (Chad)
--02/02/08  Armed Attack on Chad
--01/31/08  Additional United States Contribution to Refugees and Conflict Victims in the West Bank, Gaza Strip and Africa
--01/30/08  Daily Press Briefing -- January 30 (Kenya)
--01/30/08  Resumption of the Peace Talks in Juba
--01/25/08  Announcement of Zimbabwe Election Date
--01/25/08  Daily Press Briefing -- January 25 (Zimbabwe)
--01/25/08  Kibaki-Odinga Meeting
--01/22/08  Daily Press Briefing -- January 22 (Sudan)
--01/18/08  Daily Press Briefing -- January 18 (Kenya)
--01/17/08  Daily Press Briefing -- January 17 (Kenya, Somalia)
--01/17/08  Somaliland
--01/16/08  Daily Press Briefing -- January 16 (Kenya, Zimbabwe)
--01/15/08  Daily Press Briefing -- January 15 (Kenya)
--01/15/08  Election of Kenya Parliament Speaker (Taken Question)
--01/14/08  Daily Press Briefing -- January 14 (Kenya)
--01/11/08  An Inclusive Process to Bring Peace, Security and Development to North and South Kivu; Statement by Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Washington, DC
--01/11/08  Daily Press Briefing -- January 11 (Kenya, Sudan)
--01/10/08  Daily Press Briefing -- January 10 (Kenya)
--01/09/08  Attack on UNAMID Convoy in Darfur
--01/09/08  Daily Press Briefing -- January 9 (Kenya)
--01/08/08  Cessation of Hostilities and Kivus Conference
--01/08/08  Daily Press Briefing -- January 8 (Kenya)
--01/07/08  Daily Press Briefing -- January 7 (Kenya)
--01/03/08  Daily Press Briefing -- January 3 (Kenya)
--01/02/08  Daily Press Briefing -- January 2 (Kenya, Sudan, East Africa)
--01/02/08  Joint Statement by Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and UK Foreign Secretary David Miliband on Situation in Kenya

  
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