Governments Exist to Serve the People

Daily Maverick | Opinionista U.S. Ambassador Patrick Gaspard   May 5,  2016 11:55  If you’re like most of us, you probably don’t spend a lot of time thinking about what open governance means to you – how it impacts your daily life, your family, or your community. But every one of us has a role to ...
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Willow Crescent High School Students Learn About Black History Month

Brandon Jackson, the political officer based at the US Consulate in Johannesburg, visited the Willow Crescent High as part of the Black History Month program. The presentation gave students who do not normally interact with visiting Americans a chance to learn about the history of African- Americans, their roots, culture and the civil rights movement ...
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New ambassador keeps eye on US assets

By Marianne Merten | Cape Argus – Independent Newspapers New US ambassador Patrick Gaspard has sounded a warning note in one of his first interviews in South Africa. He stressed his key focus was building effective partnerships in the fields of investment, health, education and youth unemployment. And he said he hoped for effective partnerships ...
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