Press Release: The United States Provides Ventilators to South Africa to Battle COVID-19

The U.S. government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is donating up to 1000 much-needed ventilators and accompanying equipment to South Africa to assist with its national response to COVID-19. Ventilators are highly specialized medical equipment used in intensive care units. These are used to support individuals whose lungs are not working adequately despite receiving oxygen. …

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South Africa-United States Strategic Dialogue: 10th Annual Bilateral Forum (ABF)

Press Release September 27, 2019 The United States Embassy in Pretoria hosted representatives from various South African Government Departments, on 27 September 2019, for the tenth Annual Bilateral Forum (ABF), which was co-chaired by Ambassador NM Lallie, acting Deputy Director-General: Americas and Europe at the Dept. of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) and Mr. David …

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Peace Corps South Africa Welcomes New Volunteers

Excitement was the order of the day as 33 new American Peace Corps Volunteers were sworn-in during a special ceremony at the U.S. Community Center in Pretoria on Monday, April 16. This 37th cohort of volunteers arrived in South Africa in January before embarking on an immersive 10-week training schedule that included training in language, …

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