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Secretary Tillerson To Travel to Addis Ababa, Djibouti, Nairobi, N’Djamena, and Abuja

Press Statement Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC March 1, 2018 On his first official trip to Africa, Secretary Rex Tillerson will travel to N’Djamena, Chad; Djibouti, Djibouti; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Nairobi, Kenya; and Abuja, Nigeria, March 6-13, 2018. Secretary Tillerson will meet with leadership in each country, as well as the leadership of the ...
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My Voice/My Way Workshop Helps Celebrate Black History Month and Self-Expression

Toni Morrison. Langston Hughes. The incomparable Maya Angelou.  In February, U.S. Embassy Niger celebrated all of these famous African-American writers with a writers workshop to help inspire young authors.  This small workshop included 15 selected participants who developed short reflections on their art and their methods of self-expression.  Leading the workshop was  acclaimed writer and ...
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Filmmakers Shine at Short Film Festival

Hollywood came to Niger on February 7, when the Embassy-sponsored Short Film Festival featured the work of six young filmmakers.  Several of the films were developed during an Embassy workshop held in association with American Film Showcase in September 2017. Others were created with Embassy-sponsored grants. All films focused on countering violent extremism and equality ...
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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Niamey, Niger (8 February 2018)

Location:  Diffa Region Event:  Terrorists may attack targets in Diffa Region, to include areas where security forces or Westerners may be present. Actions to Take: Review your personal security plans. Be aware of your surroundings. Stay alert in locations frequented by Westerners. Monitor local media for updates. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Niamey, Niger +227 20 72 ...
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President Donald J. Trump Proclaims February 2018 as National African American History Month

Issued on: January 31, 2018 This February, we celebrate National African American History Month to honor the significant contributions African Americans have made to our great Nation — contributions that stand as a testament to their resolve, resilience, and courage.  Over the course of our Nation’s history, African Americans have endured egregious discrimination and bigotry.  They ...
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