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  • Obama at Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Kenya

    President Obama's Remarks at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit

    Nairobi, Kenya: July 25, 2015. Thank you so much, President Kenyatta, for your timely remarks, your warm welcome, and the great work that has gone into hosting this summit. (Applause.) Niaje wasee! (Applause.) Hawayuni! (Applause and laughter.) I’m proud to be the first U.S. President to visit Kenya. (Applause.)

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  • Amb Wharton and Zim entrepreneurs

    14 Zimbabweans travel to 2015 GES

    Harare, July 23, 2015: The U.S. Ambassador met the delegation on Wednesday at an event hosted by the Embassy’s Public Affairs Section prior to the group’s departure for Nairobi. Ambassador Wharton congratulated the delegates for being selected to participate in the prestigious global event, and challenged them to form a network, create partnerships, and to share ideas amongst each other...

  • Amb Wharton with recipients of Self Help Funding

    United States Grants $149,000 to Zimbabwean Community Organizations

    Harare, July 23, 2015: The U.S. Embassy is providing $149,000 in grant funding to community-based organizations located around the country for community-driven development projects. Ambassador Wharton met and congratulated the recipients of the grants at a signing ceremony.

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  • Delegates move towards demined area

    U.S. support helps clear Burma Valley of landmines

    Harare, July 16, 2015: Burma Valley in Manicaland has been declared landmine impact-free after just over two years of mine clearance work by the Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) with funding support from the United States and Norwegian governments. The area was handed over to the local communities on July 9th 2015

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    U.S. funding boost African health systems

    Harare, July 15, 2015: The United States has stepped up efforts to develop and expand models of medical education in Southern Africa following the successful completion of a five-year initiative that contributed to an increase in the quality of medical training and the advancement of cutting-edge biomedical research in the region, U.S. government officials said on Tuesday.

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  • Obama at Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Kenya

    Nairobi: July 25, 2015. Thank you so much, President Kenyatta, for your timely remarks, your warm welcome, and the great work that has gone into hosting this summit. It is wonderful to be back in Kenya. (Applause.) Niaje wasee! (Applause.) Hawayuni! (Applause and laughter.) I’m proud to be the first U.S. President to visit Kenya. (Applause.)

  • Celebrating 25 Years of Americans with Disabilities Act

    FACT SHEET: Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the ADA. Every day the Obama Administration works to ensure the full implementation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). In celebration of the 25th anniversary of its passage, the Administration is excited to announce a series of new actions.

  • Remarks by President Obama in Conversation with Members of Civil Society

    Nairobi: July 26, 2015. PRESIDENT OBAMA: Well, this is a very good-looking group. (Laughter.) So it's wonderful to be with all of you. My name is Barack Obama. (Laughter.) In case you didn’t know. I want to, first of all, begin by thanking Kenyatta University for hosting us here today. We are very grateful.

  • Why We Issue the Human Rights Reports

    Washington: Yesterday, Secretary Kerry released the State Department’s 39th annual Human Rights Reports, a comprehensive review of human rights conditions in 199 countries and territories around the world.

OTHER NEWS

  • Disappearance of Zimbabwean Civil Society Activist Itai Dzamara
    Statement on the Disappearance of Zimbabwean Civil Society Activist Itai Dzamara

    Harare: July 9, 2015: Today marks four months since the disappearance of Zimbabwean civil society activist and leader of Occupy Africa Unity Square, Itai Dzamara. The United States remains deeply concerned about Mr. Dzamara’s whereabouts and wellbeing, and we are equally concerned by the apparent lack of progress by authorities in their investigation.  

  • Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2014

    Washington: The fundamental struggle for dignity has been a driving force in human history worldwide, and what drives us toward it is a set of universal values and aspirations.   »

  • HIV Treatment and Infection Prevention and Control Practices in Health Care Facilities

    Harare, June 3, 2015- The Ministry of Health and Child Care (MOHCC) will launch a National Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Policy, Strategic and M&E Plans aimed at strengthening infection control practices in health care facilities nationwide. The IPC plans set standards for IPC practice in health facilities to prevent the transmission of infectious diseases, including tuberculosis (TB), among patients and staff whilst the M&E plan outlines how results will be monitored over time, and how performance will be evaluated . 

  • Celebrating 75 years of exchange programs

    Starting April 15, the United States Embassy features some of the alumni that have participated in the various exchange programs between the United States and Zimbabwe.these programs. 

  • 2015 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program

    Deadline June 27th 2014: The American Embassy is pleased to announce the 2015 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program. This one-year, full-scholarship program is offered to mid-career professionals working at policy-level who have a record of leadership, a commitment to public service, and the initiative to take full advantage of a self-defined program of independent study at a leading American university.  

  • 2015 Fulbright Research Awards for African Scholars

    The U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Section is now accepting applications (Deadline: May 30 2014) for the 2015 Fulbright African Research Scholar Program. This program will award research grants to Zimbabwean university lecturers to conduct research in the United States.  

  • 2015 Fulbright Junior Staff Development Program

    The U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Section is now accepting applications for the 2015 Fulbright Junior Staff Development Program. This program will award scholarships to Zimbabwean university faculty for advanced degree in the United States. The Fulbright Junior Staff Development Program is the largest Fulbright program with Africa and is designed primarily to strengthen African universities through higher degree training.    »

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