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  • Disabled children with Jillian Bonnardeaux of the U.S. Embassy

    U.S. experience inspires Zim youth

    August 21, 2014: The U.S. Embassy hosted a reception for Zimbabwe participants to the Mandela Washington Fellowship Young African Leaders Initiative on Wednesday

  • President Obama with Takunda Chingonzo

    Young Zim enterpreneur interviews POTUS

    Washington D.C.; August 5th 2014: Zimbabwean Takunda Chingonzo, a student at the National University of Science and Technology and co-founder of Saisai Wireless in Zimbabwe, interviewed President Obama at the first-ever U.S.-Africa Business Forum.

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  • President Obama

    Remarks by the President at the U.S.-Africa Business Forum

    August 5, 2014; Washington D.C.: I want to welcome all of our partners who are joining us from across Africa -- heads of state and government, and let me welcome the delegations from Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea, with whom we are working so urgently to control the Ebola outbreak and whose citizens are in our thoughts and prayers today.

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  • Peter Kilmarx with ministry of health and UZ FETP staff

    U.S. backs Zim field epidemiology training

    Harare, July 8, 2014: The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has given its full backing to Zimbabwe’s field epidemiology training programs administered by the Department of Community Medicine at the University of Zimbabwe’s College of Health Sciences and the Ministry of Health and Child Care.

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  • Ambassador Wharton

    Partnerships key to U.S.- Zim relations

    Harare, July 4, 2015: Thank you all for joining us to mark the 238th anniversary of the United States’ Declaration of Independence. Today, we celebrate the Declaration’s central ideas: that all people are created equal, have inalienable rights, and have the right to govern themselves. As a nation and a people, we Americans remain committed to those ideals.

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  • FACT SHEET: The President’s Young Africa Leaders Initiative (YALI)

    July 28, 2014: Today, during a town hall with 500 young African leaders, President Obama will announce the expansion of his Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) which was launched in 2010. Through YALI, the United States is investing in the next generation of African leaders, and has committed significant resources to enhance leadership skills, bolster entrepreneurship, and connect young African leaders with one another, the United States, and the American people.

  • The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

    July 28, 2014: Today, in front of 500 exceptional young leaders, President Obama will announce the renaming of the Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders in honor of Nelson Mandela. He will also announce that the United States intends to double the number of annual participants in the Mandela Washington Fellowship to 1000 by the summer of 2016.

  • Statement on the July 10 Federal Register Announcement

    On July 10, 2014, the United States Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) published a final rule in the Federal Register adopting as final, with changes, the Zimbabwe Sanctions Regulations previously published in an interim final rule.

  • Secretary of State John Kerry on Ramadan Kareem

    June 27, 2014: As the holy month of Ramadan begins, I wish the millions of Muslims here at home and so many more all around the world Ramadan Kareem. Ramadan is a time for peaceful reflection and prayer, a time for acts of compassion and charity -- universal values and aspiration ingrained in every human heart.


  • 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.  

  • 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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