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    Here's What You Need to Know About Our Response to Ebola Right Now

    Washington: October 15, 2014. Today, a health care worker from Dallas was transferred to Emory University Hospital for treatment after contracting the Ebola virus while helping to treat Thomas Eric Duncan, the first Ebola patient in the US.

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  • Kakenya Ntaiya

    “…I knew I had to do something"

    Harare, October 7, 2014: Kenyan born educator and activist, Kakenya Ntaiya, says after undergoing a traditional circumcision procedure she left her country to find a way to empower young girls.

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  • Ambassador Bruce Wharton and USAID Country Director, Melissa Williams

    U.S. calls for more grassroots initiatives to spur Zim growth

    Chipinge, Manicaland, September 30, 2014: U.S. Ambassador Bruce Wharton says his country will continue to explore opportunities to support grassroots initiatives that spur economic growth in Zimbabwe and enhance the partnership between the U.S. government and Zimbabwe’s public and private sectors.

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  • President Barack Obama

    President Obama remarks to the United Nations General Assembly

    New York: September 25, 2014: "For all the immediate challenges that we gather to address this week; terrorism, instability, inequality, disease, there’s one issue that will define the contours of this century more dramatically than any other, and that is the urgent and growing threat of a changing climate."

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  • Self Help Fund

    Statement: Special Self Help Fund

    Harare, September 22, 2014: Recent reporting in some of the local newspapers raised questions about the purpose of a long-standing U.S. assistance program, the Special Self-Help Program, which reaches all corners of Zimbabwe, and the activities of U.S. officials’ present in country.

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  • U.S. Response to Ebola Virus

    The United States is working with the World Health Organization and other international partners to help West African governments respond to and contain the outbreak of the Ebola virus as quickly as possible.

  • U.S. Support for Elephant and Rhino Conservation in Zimbabwe

    Harare, September 18th 2014: In 2014, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) provided over $300,000 for elephant and rhinoceros conservation in Zimbabwe, pushing the amount that the agency has donated in Zimbabwe since 2002 over the $1 million mark to $1.25 million.

  • Fees for Consular Services to Change on September 12, 2014

    Effective September 12, 2014, the Department of State will adjust processing fees for some services. The fees for most categories of immigrant visas will change, while fees for nonimmigrant visas largely remain the same. The fee for processing an application for Renunciation of U.S. Citizenship is increasing to reflect the true cost of providing this service.

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  • USAID-funded Developmental Food Assistance Programs

    Harare, October 16 2014: As participants in the eradication of poverty, World Vision Zimbabwe and CNFA commemorate World Food Day and the 2014 theme of ‘Family Farming: “Feeding the World, Caring for the Earth”. In a country that suffers from chronic food insecurity, this year’s theme highlights the importance of family farming in the struggle against hunger.  

  • 2014 U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit

    President Obama in August will welcome leaders from across the African continent to the Nation’s Capital for a three-day U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, the first such event of its kind. This Summit, the largest event any U.S. President has held with African heads of state and government, will build on the President’s trip to Africa in the summer of 2013 and it will strengthen ties between the United States and one of the world’s most dynamic and fastest growing regions. 

  • The Mandela Washington Fellowship Young African Leaders Initiative

    The Mandela Washington Fellows arrived in the United States in June 2014 and studied at 20 top American universities. Their six-week academic coursework and executive leadership training focused on one of three tracks: business and entrepreneurship, civic leadership, or public management.  

  • 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.  

  • Understanding the Global Ocean

    Pollution, greenhouse gas emissions and commercial fishing are changing oceans — bodies of water so vast that they were once thought to be impervious to human activity... 

  • U.S. Embassy at the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair in Bulawayo

    Harare, April 17, 2014: The United States will this year participate at the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) scheduled for Bulawayo (April 22- 26) where it will showcase its partnerships in Zimbabwe in health and education, and conduct a series of cultural activities through a U.S. based country musical group, Blended 328, in collaboration with Bulawayo based Sabela Music. 

  • 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.  

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