Grants Session Preparation – In person

Applying for a Federal Grant on Grants.gov  Launch APS (Annual Program Statement)  Date: February 22  Time: 09:30 am to 12pm Place: U.S. Embassy in Luanda Purpose: This clarification session serves to provide general information on grant application to prospective grantees. This includes individuals currently collaborating with PDS, those who previously attempted but were unsuccessful in …

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Secretary Antony J. Blinken and Angolan Foreign Minister Téte António at a Joint Press Availability

REMARKS TO THE PRESS ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE ANGOLAN FOREIGN MINISTER TÉTE ANTÓNIO MINISTRY OF EXTERNAL RELATIONS LUANDA, ANGOLA JANUARY 25, 2024 MODERATOR:  (Via interpreter) His Excellency Antony Blinken, Secretary of State of the United States of America; His Excellency Ambassador Téte António, Minister of External Relations of the Republic of Angola; distinguished …

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Secretary Antony J. Blinken will travel to Cabo Verde, Cote d’Ivoire, Nigeria, and Angola January 21-26, 2024

PRESS STATEMENT MATTHEW MILLER, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON JANUARY 18, 2024 Secretary Antony J. Blinken will travel to Cabo Verde, Cote d’Ivoire, Nigeria, and Angola January 21-26, 2024 Throughout the trip, the Secretary will highlight how the United States has accelerated the U.S.-Africa partnership since the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, including in areas such as climate, food, and …

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Certificate Award Ceremony for the Leadership Program for International Visitors

The International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) is a key tool for strengthening people-to-people connections and supports our foreign policy objectives by improving mutual understanding between the United States and other nations around the world. For more than 30 years, the IVLP program has provided professional exchanges in the fields of journalism, fiscal transparency, the rule …

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FACT SHEET: The U.S. – Angola Partnership

NOVEMBER 30, 2023  As the United States and Angola mark 30 years of diplomatic relations, our bilateral relationship is deepening with regular senior-level engagements and increasing cooperation on key shared objectives.  Angola is a strategic partner and regional leader, and the U.S.-Angola partnership is critical to advancing our shared goals of economic prosperity, regional security, and increasing energy …

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Press Conference on Oval Office Meeting

The Ambassador’s Opening Statement Press Conference on Oval Office Meeting December 6, 2023   Good morning. Thank you for joining me today for the chance to talk with you all about President Lourenco’s meeting with President Biden last Thursday in the Oval Office. This meeting caps off a truly historic year of engagement and partnership …

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Readout of Meeting Between President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. and President João Lourenço of Angola

Readout of Meeting Between President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. and President João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço of Angola President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. met  on November 30 with President João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço of Angola at the White House to address opportunities to deepen our relationship, identify areas of future cooperation, and discuss regional and global challenges.  …

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Statement from Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on the Visit of President João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço of Angola

President Biden looks forward to welcoming Angolan President João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço to the White House on Thursday, November 30.  The leaders will mark 30-years of diplomatic relations and discuss next steps to deepen our bilateral cooperation on trade, investment, climate and energy, and to advance President Biden’s Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment (PGI) …

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An Opportunity to Deepen Trade and Investment between the United States and Angola

Op-Ed by Ambassador Tulinabo Mushingi   “The United States is all in on Africa.”  President Biden affirmed during the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit last December.   The future is Africa.  One example is its youthful population:  The median age on the continent is nineteen.  By 2050, one in four people in the world will be in Africa.  The …

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Signing of the Memorandum of Understanding on the Development of the Lobito Corridor and the Zambia-Lobito Rail Line

The African Development Bank and Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) join the United States and the European Union in support of Angola, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Zambia to develop the Lobito Corridor and the new Zambia-Lobito rail line by signing a seven-side Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), on the margins of the Global Gateway Forum …

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A Partnership of Principle and Progress: Remarks by Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III

Lloyd Austin the Secretary of Defense of the United States of America visited Luanda, Angola to  strength military and security cooperation between the two countries. Bellow the Speech. A Partnership of Principle and Progress: Remarks by Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III During a Trip to Africa (As Prepared) Sept. 27, 2023As prepared for …

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Angola exports to the USA for the first time through AGOA and with the support of USAID

The Angola company FoodCare Lda sended for the first time a container of Angolan food products to the US. The company benefited from technical assistance provided by the USG through USAID to access the US market for the first time utilizing AGOA preferences. Bellow is the Remarks for Mea Arnold, DCM for US Embassy Luanda, …

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USA and the European Union Supports Angola, Zambia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo commitment to Further Develop the Lobito Corridor

Joint Statement from the United States and the European Union on Support for Angola, Zambia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s commitment to Further Develop the Lobito Corridor and the U.S.-EU Launch of a Greenfield Rail Line Feasibility Study   Today, on the margins of the Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment (PGII) event at the …

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United States Announces Key Investments During Africa Climate Summit

FACT SHEET OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON SEPTEMBER 6, 2023 This week, Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry and officials from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Department of Energy, and the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) participated in the Africa Climate Summit, which convened leaders, ministers, and civil society representing countries from across Africa in …

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Women’s Equality Day Reception

In honor of Women’s Equality Day, Ambassador Dr. Tulinabo Mushingi met with some of Angola’s female leaders. Ambassador Dr. Tulinabo Mushingi’s Remarks on the reception Thursday, August 24, 2023,   Good Evening and Boa Noite! Mrs. Mushingi and I welcome you to our home this evening. It’s an honor to be surrounded by such a …

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On the Occasion of World Humanitarian Day

PRESS STATEMENT THE SECRETARY OF STATE AUGUST 19, 2023 On World Humanitarian Day, the United States honors the humanitarian aid workers who continue to sacrifice so much to protect and assist the world’s most vulnerable populations.  We commend the bravery and compassion of those who put the welfare of others before their own, and we are grateful for humanitarians …

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APPLICATIONS FOR 2024 MANDELA WASHINGTON FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM NOW OPEN

U.S. EMBASSY PUBLIC AFFAIRS SECTION LUANDA, ANGOLA PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release                                                                  August 16, 2023 APPLICATIONS FOR 2024 MANDELA WASHINGTON FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM NOW OPEN The Embassy of the United States of America in Angola and São Tomé and Principe is pleased to announce the period of applications for the 2024 Mandela Washington Fellowship …

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Embassy Luanda Launches the Dinheiro Digital é Melhor Project to Increase Financial Inclusion

Embassy Luanda Launches the Dinheiro Digital é Melhor Project to Increase Financial Inclusion Office of the Spokesperson The U.S. Embassy in Angola launched the Dinheiro Digital é Melhor project with mobile operator Africell to improve and expand the use of mobile money applications, making it easier to send and receive money.  This two-year, nearly $5 million project, funded through the U.S. Government Agency for International Development (USAID), will …

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US Embassy Launches “Digital Money is Better” Project to Increase Financial Inclusion

U.S. EMBASSY TO ANGOLA AND SÃO TOMÉ AND PRÍNCIPE PUBLIC DIPLOMACY SECTION LUANDA, ANGOLA ————————————————– ———————————————— PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release                                                                      …

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Conference on Intellectual Property Rights

Around 135 Angolan creators, inventors, entrepreneurs, and businessmen participated in the second annual conference on Intellectual Property Rights, under the theme “Women and Intellectual Property: Accelerating Innovation and Creativity, which took place at the Palacio de Ferro, July 27.  The Economic Officer at the United States Embassy Mr. Logan Council delivered the opening remarks, noting …

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Embassy in Angola and São Tomé and Príncipe celebrated the 33rd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

In celebration of the 33rd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Embassy in Angola and São Tomé and Príncipe hosted a reception for organizations that promote disability awareness and inclusion. Participants from the recent Sports Diplomacy program and disability rights advocacy groups, and the Secretary of State for Sports, Ms. Teresa João …

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Senior Coordinator for Atlantic Cooperation Lapenn’s Travel to Namibia, South Africa, and Angola

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release  MEDIA NOTE July 26, 2023  Senior Coordinator for Atlantic Cooperation Lapenn’s Travel to Namibia, South Africa, and Angola Ambassador Jessye Lapenn, Senior Coordinator for Atlantic Cooperation, will travel July 27-August 4 to Windhoek and Walvis Bay, Namibia; Johannesburg and Pretoria, South Africa; and Luanda, …

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“Construindo Pontes para um Futuro Brilhante” Building Bridges for a Brighter Future

Discurso/Remarks Embaixador dos EUA em Angola e São Tomé e Príncipe/US Ambassador to Angola and Sao Tome and Principe Tulinabo Mushingi Recepção/Reception 4 de Julho de 2023/4th of July, 2023   Tema/Theme: “Construindo Pontes para um Futuro Brilhante” Building Bridges for a Brighter Future Excelências membros do Governo Angolano Excelências membros do Corpo Diplomático Fellow …

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Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Funds FY2023

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE U.S. Embassy to Sao Tome and Principe Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Funds FY2023 Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)   Type of Solicitation: Open Competition Funding Opportunity Title: Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Fund Funding Opportunity Number: DOS-STP-SSH-FY23-01 CFDA Number: 19.220 Total Amount Available: $30,000 Anticipated Number of Awards: 3-6 Deadline for Applications: July 14, …

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Statement from President Joe Biden Commemorating 30 Years of U.S. Diplomatic Relations with Angola

Today—as we celebrate 30 years of diplomatic relations between the United States and Angola—we reflect on the shared values that bind our partnership. And together, we renew our commitment to achieving our shared vision for the world—one that is more peaceful, secure, and democratic for all. Our two countries are working together to achieve that vision. We’ve stepped up to tackle global challenges …

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Ambassador Mushingi’s Remarks for the Mandela Washington Fellowship Pre-Fellowship Orientation

Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen, and a warm welcome to Luanda! I’m pleased to be here to celebrate the 2023 Cohort of the Mandela Washington Fellows. We’re glad to send off 17 talented young people. Please join me in a round of applause for the diversity of this group! You are starting a journey that …

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United States Armed Forces provide $5 million for Angolan military personnel training

Luanda, Angola – April 28, 2023. The Embassy of the United States of America in Angola and São Tomé and Príncipe announced the signing ceremony of a Memorandum of Understanding for English Language Training, on Friday, April 28, at 9:00 am, at the Ministry of Defense, in Luanda, of the English Language Program in the …

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World Malaria Day: United States and Angola Partner to Defeat Malaria

April 25, 2023 – Luanda, Angola –This past year, the United States and the Republic of Angola worked together to provide malaria services that saved lives and supported thriving communities. Investments in malaria prevention and treatment tools, along with the training and equipping of health workers, advanced Angola’s progress against the disease while strengthening the …

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Second Women, Peace and Security Conference in Luanda

UNITED STATES EMBASSY PUBLIC AFFAIRS SECTION LUANDA, ANGOLA ————————————————– ———————————————— PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release                                                                         April 13, 2023 Luanda, Angola – The Embassy of the United States of America in Angola and São Tomé and Príncipe organized, on April 11-12, 2013, the second Women, Peace and Security Conference in Luanda, capital of Angola, under …

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USAID- Request for Information (RFI)

USAID hereby announces the opening of the Request for Information (RFI) for expressions of interest on supporting HIV-AIDS prevention and treatment services projects. This RFI is a preliminary call to collect written information on supporting HIV/AIDS and integrated health programs in Angola. This RFI is issued solely for information-gathering and planning purposes. This is not …

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U.S. Delegation Announced $6 billion USD in Commitments to Address Threats to Our Ocean, Doubling Last Year’s Pledge

FACT SHEET OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON MARCH 3, 2023 At the 2023 Our Ocean Conference in Panama, the U.S. delegation, headed by Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry, worked with allies and partners to tackle the climate crisis, combat marine pollution, support sustainable fisheries, establish effective marine protected areas, promote a sustainable blue economy, …

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World Wildlife Day

For Immediate Release March 03, 2023 Luanda, Angola – The United States joins Angola and the global community in celebrating World Wildlife Day on March 3, marking the 50th anniversary of the landmark Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Treaty to protect endangered species. The United States is …

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U.S. Embassy Celebrates Black History Month with Screening of Fences

U.S. EMBASSY PUBLIC AFFAIRS SECTION LUANDA, ANGOLA Media Note For Immediate Release February 22, 2023 U.S. Embassy Celebrates Black History Month with Screening of FENCES In celebration of Black History Month, the Embassy of the United States of America, in partnership with Generation 80, will screen the film Fences today at 6:00 pm. The film …

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U.S. and Angola Discuss Strengthening of Bilateral Cooperation

US Embassy Public Afairs Section LUANDA, ANGOLA Press Release For Immediate Release February 09, 2023 ————————————————————————————————————- USA AND ANGOLA DISCUSSES STRENGTHENING OF BILATERAL COOPERATION The United State Embassy in Angola announces that the US Special Presidential Coordinator for Global Infrastructure and Energy Security, Amos Hochstein, visited Angola for talks with the Angolan government on a …

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National Human Trafficking Prevention Month 2023

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE JANUARY 19, 2023 Human trafficking is a crime that deprives millions of people of their dignity and freedom. An estimated 27.6 million are currently victims of trafficking worldwide, and, sadly, many of them are often hidden right in front of us. To properly tackle this crime, it will take a commitment from each …

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Vision Statement for the U.S.-Africa Partnership

On the occasion of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C., the United States and the African Union, under the leadership of President Joseph R. Biden, Jr., President of Senegal and Chair of the African Union Macky Sall, and African Union Commission Chair Moussa Faki Mahamat, affirm our commitment to reinforce longstanding areas of cooperation …

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Deputy Secretary Sherman’s Meeting with Angolan Foreign Minister Antonio

OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON DECEMBER 15, 2022 The following is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman met with Foreign Minister of Angola Tete Antonio yesterday in Washington, D.C. on the margins of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit. Deputy Secretary Sherman reiterated the importance the United States places on its relationship with Angola and expressed appreciation …

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Private Sector Partnerships Support the African and Diaspora Young Leaders Forum

Private Sector Partnerships Support the African and Diaspora Young Leaders Forum Office of the Spokesperson The Department of State’s  Office of Global Partnerships   announces three partnerships with private sector partners to collaborate on the  African and Diaspora Young Leaders Forum  , part of the larger  U.S. Africa Leaders Summit  . These partners, African Diaspora Network, Atlantic Council’s Africa Center, and Netflix are leveraging their expertise to support the Forum’s theme of “Amplifying Voices: Building Partnerships that Last”. The Department of State …

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Secretary Blinken and Secretary Austin’s Meeting with Angolan President Lourenço

Office of the Spokesperson The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin met today with President João Lourenço in Washington, D.C. on the margins of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit.  Secretary Blinken and Secretary Austin reiterated the importance the United States places on its …

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Call to End Renewed Violence in Eastern DRC

Ned Price, Department Spokesperson The United States strongly condemns the resumption of fighting by the March 23 Movement (M23) armed group in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).  The resumption of hostilities since October 20 has caused significant human suffering, including deaths and injuries among civilians and significant numbers of newly displaced persons. The …

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USS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB 4) arrives in Luanda, Angola

The Lewis B. Puller-class expeditionary sea base USS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB 4) arrived in Luanda, Angola for a regularly scheduled port visit, Nov. 2, 2022. During the port visit, Hershel “Woody” Williams will host a reception to continue building relationships with senior Angolan government and military leaders while the crew participates in community service …

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Diversity Visa 2024 (DV Lottery)

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE ANNOUNCES REGISTRATION PERIOD FOR THE 2024 DIVERSITY VISA LOTTERY (DV-2024) The Embassy of the United States of America is pleased to announce that the registration period for the 2024 Diversity Visa Lottery will run until November 8, 2022. As in previous years, the diversity visa lottery is open to all citizens …

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The United States Congratulates São Tomé and Príncipe on Elections

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release  STATEMENT BY NED PRICE, SPOKESPERSON September 27, 2022 The United States Congratulates São Tomé and Príncipe on Elections  The United States congratulates São Tomé and Príncipe on its elections. The Santomean people have had the opportunity to have their votes counted and their voices heard in …

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Joint Statement on Atlantic Cooperation

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON SEPTEMBER 20, 2022 We, Angola, Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Ireland, Mauritania, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Senegal, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States, as coastal countries bordering the Atlantic Ocean and members of the community of Atlantic countries, share a commitment to a peaceful, prosperous, …

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Angola Elections – PRESS STATEMENT

Angola Presidential Elections PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE SEPTEMBER 9, 2022 We congratulate President-elect Joao Lourenco on his election as Angola’s next president. We look forward to working with him to strengthen the vital relationship between Angola and the United States. We will continue to collaborate closely with the Angolan government and …

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President Biden Announces Presidential Delegation to Attend the Inauguration of His Excellency João Lourenço

  U.S. Embassy in Luanda President Biden Announces Presidential Delegation to the Republic of Angola to Attend the Inauguration of His Excellency João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço   September 13, 2022 President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to attend the Inauguration of His Excellency João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço on …

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STATEMENT BY VEDANT PATEL, PRINCIPAL DEPUTY SPOKESPERSON – ANGOLA ELECTIONS

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release  STATEMENT BY VEDANT PATEL, PRINCIPAL DEPUTY SPOKESPERSON August 29, 2022 ANGOLA ELECTIONS The United States notes the broad participation of Angolans in the August 24 elections.  We look forward to working together on a path toward a safer, more secure, and prosperous Angola for …

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U.S. Diplomatic Representation for Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe Moves to U.S. Embassy Luanda

  U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release MEDIA NOTE August 11, 2022 U.S. Diplomatic Representation for Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe Moves to U.S. Embassy Luanda U.S. Ambassador to Angola and São Tomé and Príncipe Dr. Tulinabo S. Mushingi presented his credentials to President Carlos Vila Nova of …

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Ambassador Mushingi Meets UNITA Party Leader

U.S. EMBASSY PUBLIC AFFAIRS SECTION LUANDA, ANGOLA STATEMENT For Immediate Release                                                                       August 17, 2022 Statement after Ambassador’s Meeting with UNITA Leader Mr. Adalberto Costa Júnior The United States has long worked to strengthen democracies and advance respect for human rights around the world.  To that aim, the Ambassador is meeting with each …

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Ambassador Mushingi Meets MPLA Party

U.S. EMBASSY PUBLIC AFFAIRS SECTION LUANDA, ANGOLA STATEMENT ——————————————————————————————————— For Immediate Release                                                                       August 16, 2022 Statement after Ambassador’s Meeting with MPLA Political Bureau Secretary for International Relations Mr. Manuel Augusto The United States has long worked to strengthen democracies and advance respect for human rights around the world.  To that aim, the …

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Ambassador Mushingi Meets FNLA Party Leader

  U.S. EMBASSY PUBLIC AFFAIRS SECTION LUANDA, ANGOLA STATEMENT ——————————————————————————————————— For Immediate Release                                                                       August 15, 2022 Statement after Ambassador’s Meeting with National Liberation Front of Angola (FNLA) Party President Dr. Nimi a Simbi   The United States has long worked to strengthen democracies and advance respect for human rights around the world.  …

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Statement on Ambassador Mushingi’s Meetings with Angolan Leadership

U.S. EMBASSY PUBLIC AFFAIRS SECTION LUANDA, ANGOLA For Immediate Release July 27, 2022 Statement on Ambassador Mushingi’s Meetings with Angolan Leadership   U.S. Ambassador Tulinabo Mushingi met with Angolan President Joao Lourenco on July 26, 2022, to discuss a range of issues of mutual interest including the promotion of regional security, economic prosperity, and ongoing …

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Statement by President Biden on the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit

BRIEFING ROOM Statement by President Biden on the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit JULY 20, 2022• SPEECHES AND REMARKS I look forward to hosting leaders from across the African continent in Washington, DC on December 13-15, 2022, for the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit.  The Summit will demonstrate the United States’ enduring commitment to Africa, and will underscore the importance of U.S.-Africa relations and increased cooperation …

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On the Passing of Former Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santos

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release STATEMENT BY NED PRICE, SPOKESPERSON July 8, 2022 On the Passing of Former Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santos The United States offers condolences on the death of former Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santos. He played a consequential role in Angola’s history, during …

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Participants Selected for the 2022 Mandela Washington Fellowship

The U.S. Embassy in Angola is proud to announce that twelve (12) participants from Angola and three (3) participants from São Tomé and Principe have been selected to participate in the 2022 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. Launched in 2014, the Mandela Washington Fellowship is the flagship program of the Young African Leaders …

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Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Angolan Foreign Minister António

The following is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met with Angolan Foreign Minister Téte António today in Washington, D.C.  Secretary Blinken and Minister António discussed our mutual commitment to a strong bilateral relationship grounded in our shared interests in countering corruption and bolstering investment.  They also reviewed progress on …

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U.S. Government’s Initiative for Global Vaccine Access (Global VAX) to Partner with Angola Ministry of Health to Boost COVID-19 Vaccination

May 05, 2022 The United States Government has provided a surge of resources to Angola through the Initiative for Global Vaccine Access, or Global VAX, a U.S. Government effort to turn COVID-19 vaccines in vials into vaccinations in arms. As part of this effort, the U.S. Government has programed $25.36 million specifically for Angola. This …

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Deputy Secretary Sherman’s Meeting with Angolan President Lourenço

Deputy Secretary of State Wendy R. Sherman met today with Angolan President João Lourenço in Luanda. Deputy Secretary Sherman and President Lourenço discussed deepening our strong bilateral relationship and the importance of bolstering trade and investment and promoting progress on economic reforms and anti-corruption initiatives. They addressed our work together to confront the COVID-19 pandemic …

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Deputy Secretary Sherman’s Meeting with Angolan Foreign Minister Antonio

On May 5, The Deputy Secretary of State Wendy R. Sherman met with Angolan Foreign Minister Tete Antonio in Luanda. Deputy Secretary Sherman and Foreign Minister Antonio discussed the strong and deepening partnership between the United States and Angola. They discussed areas of shared interest, including trade, investment, health security, the climate crisis, and good …

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U.S. and Angola reaffirmed the commitment to strengthening bilateral defense cooperation

U.S. Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, Dr. Colin Kahl, and Minister of State and Head of the Military House of the President of the Republic of Angola, Francisco Pereira Furtado, met to discuss the United States – Angola defense partnership, April 8, 2022 in the Pentagon. The talks reaffirmed the two countries’ commitment to …

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The Empowerment, Leadership, & Access- ELA Program Empowers Angolan Female Entrepreneurs

U.S. Embassy Luanda partnered with the Kianda Hub for the six-month Empowerment, Leadership, & Access or ELA Program. The program focused on young female entrepreneurs to provide them with the digital and financial tools needed for resilience and profitability during the challenges of the small business environment in Angola during the COVID-19 pandemic. 20 microbusiness …

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Under Secretary of the Treasury Brian Nelson’s Visit to Angola

LUANDA — Under Secretary of the Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence Brian Nelson traveled to Luanda, Angola from March 13-15 to discuss ways to strengthen the bilateral partnership, encourage economic growth and attract American investors, and encourage further leadership in the fight against corruption in Angola, the region, and across the African continent. While in Luanda, he met …

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U.S. Ambassador to Angola Tulinabo S. Mushingi, Presents Credentials to the President of Angola João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço

PRESS RELEASE ————————- U.S. Ambassador to Angola Tulinabo S. Mushingi, Presents Credentials to the President of Angola João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço March 9, 2022 – Ambassador Tulinabo S. Mushingi today presented his letters of credence to President João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço at the Presidential Palace. During the ceremony Ambassador Tulinabo S. Mushingi said he is …

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Statement by President Biden on Russia’s Unprovoked and Unjustified Attack on Ukraine

The prayers of the entire world are with the people of Ukraine tonight as they suffer an unprovoked and unjustified attack by Russian military forces. President Putin has chosen a premeditated war that will bring a catastrophic loss of life and human suffering. Russia alone is responsible for the death and destruction this attack will …

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Celebrating PEPFAR’s 19th Anniversary

When President George W. Bush announced the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) 19 years ago today, he said: “We must remember our calling, as a blessed country, is to make the world better.”  Only four months later, Congress authorized the first $15 billion for this historic endeavor, with overwhelming bipartisan support that has continued over the years. Since then, …

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U.S. Government Announces new Donation from ExxonMobil Foundation to Reduce HIV in Angola

Luanda, Angola – The United States Government announced today a $100,000 grant from ExxonMobil Foundation to support U.S.-Angolan partnership efforts to reduce HIV in Angola. The grant through the Support and Education II (RISE) project is implemented by mothers to mothers (m2m) and supports the existing partnership with the U.S. Embassy, aligned with the First …

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US DONATES 600,210 ADDITIONAL DOSES OF PFIZER COVID-19 VACCINE TO ANGOLA

The Embassy of the United States in Luanda, Angola, is pleased to announce the arrival of 600,210 additional doses of COVID-19 vaccines that the U.S is sharing with Angola through COVAX.  The United States is sharing these doses as part of our commitment to fight this pandemic and save lives globally. This fourth batch brings the number of …

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USG SHARES ADDITIONAL 464,090 DOSES OF PFIZER COVID-19 VACCINE WITH ANGOLA

US EMBASSY PUBLIC DIPLOMACY SECTION LUANDA, ANGOLA PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release September 26, 2021 USG SHARES ADDITIONAL 464,090 DOSES OF PFIZER COVID-19 VACCINE WITH ANGOLA The Embassy of the United States in Luanda, Angola, is pleased to announce the arrival of 464,090 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine that the U.S is sharing with …

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U.S. military officers conducted an official visit to the Angolan Army Academy in Lobito, Benguela Province

A delegation of U.S. military officers conducted an official visit to the Angolan Army Academy in Lobito, Benguela Province.  The delegation was composed of the U.S. Defense Attaché, the Air Attaché, and the Head of the Office of Military Cooperation.  The delegation was received by Lieutenant General José Alberto Veiga, the Commandant of the Angola Army …

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Ambassador Nina Maria Fite visited the Lauca Dam, the largest hydroelectric dam in Angola

US Power Africa Program Helps Connect Power Grids in Angola On April 7, 2021, Ambassador Nina Maria Fite visited the Lauca Dam, the largest hydroelectric dam in Angola. We are happy to be part of the project to connect the over 2,000 megawatts of energy generated at Lauca to other regional power providers, giving many more …

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U.S. Embassy in Angola promotes financial inclusion of women through the ELA Program

On Monday, March 29th, the U.S. Embassy in Angola, in partnership with KiandaHub, officially launched the ELA Program (Empowerment, Leadership, Access), as part of its entrepreneurship advancement program, which aims to promote women’s socioeconomic inclusion.  The event took place at KiandaHub’s facilities, located at Rua Alda Lara, No. 3, Vila Alice. The ELA Program (Empowerment, …

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To Walk the Earth in Safety: New Report Showcases U.S. Global Leadership in Landmine Clearance and Conventional Weapons Destruction

The  Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement  in the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Political-Military Affairs released the 20th Edition of  To Walk the Earth in Safety , a report underscoring the accomplishments of the U.S. Conventional Weapons Destruction Program. The United States is the world’s single largest financial supporter of conventional weapons destruction, investing more than $4 billion in over 100 countries since 1993 to promote …

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United States Government Provides Additional Usd 11.1 Million For Humanitarian Demining And Weapons Stockpile Management In Angola

The Government of the United States of America is pleased to announce an additional USD 11.1 million for new humanitarian demining and weapons stockpile management projects in Angola.  With increased funding in 2020, the United States has now contributed over USD 145 million for these efforts in Angola since 1995.  The United States remains the …

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U.S. Government Announces New Partnership with ExxonMobil Foundation to Combat HIV Transmission 

Luanda, Angola – Today the United States Government and ExxonMobil Foundation announced a new partnership through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The Reducing Infections through Support and Education II (RISE II) project will allow ExxonMobil Foundation and USAID to expand prevention efforts to reduce mother-to-child HIV transmission in Angola. Launched in Angola in October 2019, …

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SelectUSA and AIPEX Sign Cooperative Arrangement to Promote Bilateral Investment

Luanda, Angola – SelectUSA, Global Markets, the International Trade Administration, and the United States Department of Commerce and the Angolan Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (AIPEX) signed a cooperative arrangement to promote bilateral investment during a physical and virtual signing ceremony and export promotion seminar.   As part of the cooperative arrangement SelectUSA and AIPEX will …

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U.S. Government Contributes toward Coronavirus COVID-19 Response in Angola

May 12, 2020 U.S. Government Contributes toward Coronavirus COVID-19 Response in Angola Luanda, Angola – The United States Government has committed more than $3.5 million to support the Government of Angola’s response to the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak. The U.S. Ambassador to Angola, Nina Maria Fite, shares that “with an annual investment of more than 30 …

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Release of U.S. Government Action Plan To Support the International Response to COVID-19

FACT SHEET OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON APRIL 16, 2020 In collaboration with U.S. departments and agencies, the Department of State is releasing the U.S. Government Action Plan to Support the International Response to COVID-19. Through the American people’s generosity and the U.S. Government’s action, the United States continues to demonstrate global leadership in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. …

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UPDATE: The United States Is Continuing To Lead the Humanitarian and Health Assistance Response to COVID-19

FACT SHEET OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON APRIL 16, 2020 The U.S. Government is leading the world’s humanitarian and health response to the COVID-19 pandemic even while we battle the virus at home.  As part of this comprehensive and generous  response from the American people, the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) have now …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Luanda, Angola (March 25, 2020)

COVID-19 Information Country-Specific Information: The Angolan Ministry of Health has confirmed three cases of COVID-19 in Luanda. All three individuals are currently in quarantine. Entry and Exit Requirements: The Government of Angola cancelled all international flights effective March 20, 2020.  We are compiling a list of persons seeking to leave Angola.  If you would be interested …

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The United States and Angola: Deepening an Important Strategic Partnership

Secretary Pompeo will travel to Angola February 16-17 to meet with government officials, civil society representatives, and the business community to promote increased trade and investment, highlight U.S. support for Angolan political and economic reforms, and emphasize U.S. support for the Angolan people.  The Secretary will also meet with women entrepreneurs and highlight PEPFAR-funded programs …

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Secretary Michael R. Pompeo’s Meeting with Angolan President Lourenço

The following is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:‎ Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with Angolan President João Lourenço in Luanda, Angola. Secretary Pompeo and President Lourenço agreed to broaden and deepen the U.S.-Angola bilateral partnership. The Secretary welcomed continued political and economic reforms undertaken by President Lourenço since taking office in 2017, …

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Secretary Pompeo’s Travel to Germany, Senegal, Angola, Ethiopia, Saudi Arabia, and Oman

U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo will travel to Germany, Senegal, Angola, Ethiopia, Saudi Arabia, and Oman from February 13-22, 2020. On Friday, February 14, Secretary Pompeo will arrive in Munich, Germany where he will lead the U.S. delegation to the Munich Security Conference.  While in Munich, the Secretary will deliver remarks to the …

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Freedom First in 2020

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo , Secretary of State January 11, 2020 President Trump has proclaimed January as National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. Global estimates indicate that as many as 24.9 million people – adults and children – are victims of human trafficking. Traffickers deprive their victims of the ability to exercise their unalienable rights of …

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USAID Strengthens Angolan Government and Civil Society’s Budget Management Expertise

During the week of September 30 – October 3, Financial Services Volunteer Corps (FSVC) conducted a successful workshop in Luanda, Angola, with 32 representatives from the Angolan Parliament, the National Court of Accounts, the Ministry of Finance and the Civil Society Organization (CSO) Group for Budget Participation.  The activity is part of USAID/Southern Africa’s Strengthening …

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U.S. Government Works with Angola’s Attorney General Office to Combat Wildlife Crime

US EMBASSY PUBLIC AFFAIRS SECTION LUANDA, ANGOLA  PRESS RELEASE  For Immediate Release                                                                                  September 27, 2019 U.S. Government Works with Angola’s Attorney General Office to Combat Wildlife Crime   October 8, 2019, Luanda, Angola  – Today, Greg Segas, chargé d’affaires in Angola, delivered remarks at the opening session of the Introduction …

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US GOVERNMENT PROVIDES $3 MILLION FOR DEMINING IN ANGOLA

US EMBASSY PUBLIC AFFAIRS SECTION LUANDA, ANGOLA  PRESS RELEASE  For Immediate Release                                                                                  September 27, 2019 US GOVERNMENT PROVIDES $3 MILLION FOR DEMINING IN ANGOLA The US Embassy in Luanda is pleased to announce that the United States Government will accelerate ongoing demining projects in Angola by providing additional funds to …

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Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met today with Angolan Foreign Minister Manuel Augusto in Washington, D.C.

Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with Angolan Foreign Minister Manuel Augusto OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON AUGUST 19, 2019 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:‎   Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met today with Angolan Foreign Minister Manuel Augusto in Washington, D.C.  The Secretary reaffirmed the strength of the U.S.-Angola strategic partnership and welcomed the bold reforms that President João Lourenço …

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U.S. Ambassador Visits Benguela

U.S. ambassador to Angola, Nina Maria Fite, visited the province of Benguela to observe U.S.-supported activities in the health and education sectors, deepen the existing dialogue with local authorities, and reinforce U.S. support in Angola’s anti-corruption efforts.  During the visit, Ambassador Fite met with members of the Benguela provincial government, held working meetings with civil …

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ANGOLA 2018 HUMAN RIGHTS REPORT

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Angola is a constitutional republic. In August 2017 the ruling Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA) party won presidential and legislative elections with 61 percent of the vote. MPLA presidential candidate Joao Lourenco took the oath of office for a five-year term in September 2017, and the MPLA retained a supermajority …

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Memorandum of Understanding Signing Ceremony between the US Government and the Government of Angola

U.S. Ambassador to Angola Nina Maria Fite 3:00 P.M., Monday, July 1, 2019 Memorandum of Understanding Signing Ceremony between the US Government and the Government of Angola in the field of Security and Public Order   Good afternoon everyone! Minister of the Interior Ângelo da Veigas Tavares, members of the Ministry of Interior, senior officials …

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Projects to combat wildlife trafficking

The Department of State Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement announces an open competition for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 projects to combat wildlife trafficking. Applicants are invited to submit proposals describing how they will address programming activities described in the Notice of Funding Opportunity SFOP0005697 “Building Cooperation to Combat Wildlife Trafficking Between Africa and …

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EXIM Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Angola’s Ministry of Finance

EXPORT-IMPORT BANK OF THE UNITED STATES PRESS RELEASE   Media Contact: Linda Formella (202-565-3204) For Immediate Release: Thursday, April 11, 2019   EXIM Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Angola’s Ministry of Finance Washington, D.C. – Today the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Ministry of …

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THE REPUBLIC OF ANGOLA AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AGREE TO PROMOTE HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE SECOND BILATERAL DIALOGUE

Joint Declaration THE REPUBLIC OF ANGOLA AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AGREE TO PROMOTE HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE SECOND BILATERAL DIALOGUE On March 19, 2019, the Republic of Angola and the United States of America held the second Bilateral Dialogue on Human Rights at the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights in Luanda. Angola …

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Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Visit to Angola

March 18, 2018 Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Visit to Angola   The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino: Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan met today in Luanda with President João Lourenço and Foreign Minister Manuel Augusto.  In these meetings, the Deputy Secretary commended President Lourenço and his government for their efforts to …

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The Deputy Secretary of State’s U.S. Africa Strategy Speech at Trade and Investment Luncheon Luanda, Angola

THE DEPUTY SECRETARY OF STATE’S U.S. AFRICA STRATEGY SPEECH AT TRADE AND INVESTMENT LUNCHEON LUANDA, ANGOLA Good afternoon everyone, and thank you all for the warm welcome and for joining me here today.  This is my first visit to your beautiful country, and it is truly a pleasure to be here in Angola. Today, I …

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Department of State’s Deputy Spokesperson Press Briefing March 14, 2019

Department Press Briefing – March 14, 2019 Robert Palladino Deputy Spokesperson Department Press Briefing Washington, DC March 14, 2019 MR PALLADINO: This week our deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan is in South Africa and Angola. His visit is focused on promoting U.S. trade investment, as well as advancing peace and security. Today in South Africa, the deputy secretary held meetings …

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STATEMENT BY SECRETARY POMPEO

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson Official  UNCLASSIFIED   For Immediate Release STATEMENT BY SECRETARY POMPEO March 8, 2019 Observance of International Women’s Day The United States is proud to observe International Women’s Day, March 8.  We extend our gratitude to the diverse women and girls around the globe who have made vast contributions …

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Ambassador’s Remarks Signing Ceremony of 2018 TAFT Refugee Grant JRS Refugee Center in Viana Municipality, Luanda October 30, 2018, 10:00 am

Ambassador’s Remarks Signing Ceremony of 2018 TAFT Refugee Grant JRS Refugee Center in Viana Municipality, Luanda October 30, 2018, 10:00 am   Good Morning Everyone, I am pleased to be here today at the Viana Refugee Center for the signing ceremony of the grant agreement between the U.S. Embassy and the Jesuit Refugee Services (JRS).  …

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THE U.S. GOVERNMENT AND UNITEL PARTNER TO COMBAT MALARIA IN ANGOLA

EMBAIXADA DOS E.U.A. SERVIÇO DE IMPRENSA, CULTURA E EDUCAÇÃO LUANDA, ANGOLA   PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release                                                                      November 7, 2017   THE U.S. GOVERNMENT AND UNITEL PARTNER TO COMBAT MALARIA IN ANGOLA The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and UNITEL have entered a partnership agreement to optimize malaria prevention and control efforts. …

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U.S. GOVERNMENT JOINS GOVERNMENT OF ANGOLA TO LAUNCH THE DEMOGRAPHIC HEALTH SURVEY FINAL REPORT

Luanda – The U.S. Government through the Agency for International Development (USAID) joined the Angolan National Institute of Statistics (INE) and the Ministry of Health (MoH) to release the final report of the “Inquérito de Indicadores Múltiplos e de Saúde,” or IIMS.  IIMS is a health survey which provides provincial-level data to help improve decision-making …

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ANNOUNCEMENT OF U.S. GOVERNMENT HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE FOR THE REFUGEE RESPONSE IN NORTHERN ANGOLA

The United States is contributing $13.9 million to provide emergency assistance to refugees fleeing from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to Angola.  This support consists of funding for the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the UN World Food Program (WFP) to deliver life-saving food, clean water, health …

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U.S. Supports Angola to End Malaria for Good as Report Showcases Progress and Outlines Challenges

Luanda, Angola, –  The U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), led by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented together with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), today released its eleventh annual report, documenting progress across its programs. Angola has reduced all-cause mortality among children under five by 42 percent as a …

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Former NBA and WNBA Players Visit Angola to Motivate Young People to Overcome Challenges through Sports

Luanda, Angola – The United States and the Republic of Angola welcomed the visit to Luanda of two former National Basketball Association (NBA) and Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) athletes as a part of the U.S. Sport Envoy Program. From August 26-29, Mr. Jason Collins (NBA) and Ms. Jenn Lacy (WNBA) carried out various philanthropic …

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U.S. Government Helps Angola Give Back Landmine Cleared Lands to the Community

On June 25th, 2016, U.S. Embassy in Angola’s Deputy Chief of Mission, Constance Arvis, paid a visit to Moxico Province along with the Willem Aalmans, Ambassador of the Netherlands to Angola, and Dennis Hadrick, U.S. Department of State Weapons Removal and Abatement Program Manager, to verify the cleared minefield around Lucusse municipaility. Together they visited …

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U.S. Embassy Luanda Celebrates African Day

On June 3, 2016, the local staff of the U.S. Embassy hosted the entire community at a celebration of Africa Day, an annual commemoration of the precursor to the African Union, the Organization of African Unity. U.S. Ambassador La Lime and other high-level staff mingled, broke bread, and considered the many achievements of the continent …

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Concerns Regarding Sentencing of Angolan Activists

The United States believes the harsh sentences levied this week by an Angolan court against the Angola 15+2 activists threaten the exercise of freedoms of expression and peaceful assembly. Both freedoms are enshrined in the Angolan Constitution, protected under Angola’s international human rights obligations, and are core values of any strong and functioning democracy. We …

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U.S. EXIM Bank Facilitates U.S.-Angola Trade

Rick Angiuoni, Director of Global Business Development for Africa, Export-Import Bank of the U.S. (EXIM Bank), will meet with leading Angolan commercial banks and Angolan Government officials to discuss EXIM Bank programs. EXIM Bank offers financing mechanisms to support trade between the U.S. and foreign countries, including Angola. Through EXIM Bank, the U.S. Government works …

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Ambassador Princeton N. Lyman Visits to Discuss Strengthening Peacekeeping Cooperation between UN and AU on the Continent

The Embassy of the United States of America has the pleasure to announce that on September 10, 2015, Ambassador Princeton N. Lyman will visit Angola. Ambassador Lyman was appointed on August 24 to advance the development of a new partnership between the United Nations and Africa Union. This initiative seeks to improve collaboration between the …

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United States Supports Development of Solar Electricity in Rural Regions of Angola

The Embassy of United State in Luanda organized a week-long training on the photovoltaic energy sector, in collaboration with Ministry of Energy and Water. On February 23, at the electricity professional training center, Hoji-Ya-Henda, an open ceremony chaired by the Minister of Energy and Water, Joao Baptist Borges, and the Ambassador Helen La Lime was …

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State’s Jacobson at Senate Hearing on U.S. Policy Changes in Cuba

Testimony of Roberta S. Jacobson, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, before the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Understanding the Impact of U.S. Policy Changes on Human Rights and Democracy in Cuba Thank you for the opportunity to testify today on our new approach to U.S.-Cuba policy. I know many of you have a …

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Ambassador Visits Cabinda

Ambassador Helen La Lime made a three-day visit to Cabinda province to become familiar with business opportunities in the province. During her visit, the ambassador met with Governor Aldina da Lomba Catembo, visited numerous projects, including the planned deep water port (in photo) that will open the province to increased regional and international trade.  She …

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The Tenth Annual International Congress of Angolan Physicians in Luanda

During the Tenth Annual International Congress of Angolan Physicians in Luanda on January 26 and 27, the Minister of Health, José Van-Dunem, announced that Angola remained a polio-free nation in 2014.  Due to robust national campaigns and routine immunization days, the country exceeded an 80% child immunization rate.    The Minister also declared that maternal …

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Agreement between U.S. Embassy and Rede de Mediatecas

U.S. Ambassador to Angola and the Secretary of State for Information Technology of Angola, Pedro Sebastião Teta,, signed on Friday, January 16, a Cooperation Protocol to provide the U.S. Embassy and Mediateca opportunities to promote partnership and formalize tangible cooperation under the rubric of our Education Diplomacy dialogue. The event that took place at the …

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American English Experience Minicamp

On December 17, the Embassy hosted the American English Experience Minicamp. A professional and educational event for high school students from Huila, Huambo, Benguela and Luanda provinces. It was part of a short-term scholarship of the American English Experience, a camp that offered Angolan students interactive opportunities for learning English language that took place last …

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World AIDS Day

Your Excellency Minister of Health, José Van-Duném Your Excellency Vice Governor of Luanda, Juvelina Imperial Distinguished members of ANASO Distinguished members of the international community Guests March participants It is a honor with you today at this World Aids Day march in Angola. The U.S. Embassy works shoulder-to-shoulder with the Ministry of Health to support …

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16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence

As part of the “16 Days of Activism” campaign against gender violence, the U.S. Embassy received six local activists from FOJASIDA and UCF, two Angolan community organizations. USAID Mission Director Jason Fraser and PEPFAR Coordinator Regina Parham welcomed the group who gave a presentation to approximately 25 Mission staff. FOJASIDA and UCF, with support from …

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Fight against HIV/AIDS: Zero is our Goal

The U.S. Embassy in Angola is pleased to announce that our community, led by Ambassador Helena La Lime, will again take part in the annual World AIDS Day March. The march, organized by Angola’s Network of Aids Services Organizations (ANASO) and the National AIDS Institute (INLS), will take place on Saturday November 29, in Luanda …

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Registration for the Foreign Service Officer Test (FSOT) at U.S. Embassy Luanda

U.S. Embassy Luanda will host two offerings of the FSOT early this October. U.S. Citizens who are interested in taking the Foreign Service Officer Test should visit http://www.careers.state.gov to get information on the exam and register for the test. The website also has information on the many different career opportunities with the Department of State. The …

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Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Fund

The Embassy of the United States of America is pleased to announce the opening of the public competition for access to the Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Fund, which aims to provide funding to cover activities of organizations working in community development projects. Every year, the Embassy considers supporting projects for community development. The Embassy selects the …

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Kerry’s Press Availability in Luanda, Angola

Secretary Kerry: Good morning, everybody. President Dos Santos and I had a very constructive conversation today. We discussed a broad array of the issues concerning not just the bilateral relationship, but also concerning regional and broader security issues and challenges of the region. I want to emphasize that Angola is a very important partner in …

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