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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Pretoria, South Africa (November 16, 2018)

Location:  U.S. Embassy Pretoria Event:  A demonstration by a group called Toekomsvonk is scheduled to take place at U.S. Embassy Pretoria on Friday, November 16, 2018, from 9:00 am until 11:00 am.  An application was submitted for up to 250 demonstrators to gather near the main entrance of the Embassy.  Disruptions to motor vehicle traffic ...
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The McCain Institute Next Generation Leaders Program: 2019 Applications and Nominations Open

Applications and nominations for the 2019 Next Generation Leaders Program are now open through February 15, 2019.  The McCain Institute’s flagship Next Generation Leaders program is designed to identify, train, network and empower a diverse group of emerging, character-driven leaders from the United States and around the world. The program offers emerging global leaders a ...
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Community College Initiative Program

Community College Initiative applications for the  2019-20 academic year now open! We are pleased to announce that applications to the CCI Program for the 2019-20 academic year have opened. The Community College Initiative (CCI) is a U. S. Department of State exchange program for technical and vocational students from South Africa.  The CCI program provides participants ...
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U.S. Supports Increased Commodities Trade in Africa

USAID | Press Release | 11-07-2018 (Johannesburg) The United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator for Africa Ramsey Day delivered opening remarks at the Africa Investment Forum (AIF) November 7, 2018 Investing in Commodities Exchanges panel in Johannesburg, South Africa. The panel sought to increase the understanding of the benefits of ...
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Power Africa Launches “Transmission Roadmap to 2030: A Practical Approach to Unlocking Electricity Trade”

Power Africa | Press Release |  11-07-2018 Power Africa, the U.S. government-led initiative coordinated by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to double electricity access in sub-Saharan Africa, launched its newest publication, the “Transmission Roadmap to 2030: A Practical Approach to Unlocking Electricity Trade” at the African Investment Forum on Wednesday, November 7.  The Roadmap ...
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