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US. Department of State -- Bureau of African Affairs
The Bureau of African Affairs advises the Secretary and guides the operation of the U.S. diplomatic establishment in the countries of Sub-Saharan Africa.
The World Factbook
The World Factbook -- Africa
Extensive country information on all African nations, including materials on: Geography, People, Government, Economy, Transportation, Communication, and Defense.
USAID in Africa
USAID is committed to working with America's African partners to give the continent's people opportunities to make a better life, to prevent costly crises, and to fuel growth.
Department of Transportation
Report on the U.S. - Africa Roundtable on Trade and Investment
Full text of the report issued at the U.S. - Africa Roundtable on Trade and Investment held in Washington, DC, on October 8, 1997. Nearly 300 participants from the U.S. government, the private sector, non-governmental organizations, and the African diplomatic corps were brought together to discuss the Administration's Africa initiative.
Remarks by Secretary Slater at the Africa Roundtable on Trade and Investment
Full text as delivered at the Roundtable.
Secretary Slater Announces Africa Aviation Initiative
Press release issued at Africa Roundtable on Trade and Investment.
Remarks by Secretary Slater at the Fourth African-African American Summit in Harare, Zimbabwe
Secretary Slater attended this event on behalf of the President and amplified the Administration's interest in strengthening the relationship between Africa and the United States.
Federal Highway Administration Office of International Programs
Look under "Programs" to learn more about the FHWA's technology transfer centers and other activities in Africa.
U.S.-South African Binational Commission (Gore-Mbeki)
Documents of the U.S.-South Africa Binational Commission under the leadership of Vice President Gore and South African Deputy President Thabo Mbeki. The Commission is working in seven areas of mutual interest: agriculture, conservation, environment and water, defense, human resources development and training, science and technology, sustainable energy, and trade and investment.
An international, non-governmental organization, supported by USIA, dedicated to promoting civic education and civil society.
Voice of America
Voice of America (VOA), Africa Division
Home Page for the Africa Division of the Voice of America, with links to its various language services for Africa.
VOA English-to-Africa Service
Program schedules and background information on VOA's English-to-Africa broadcasting service.
VOA French-to-Africa Service
Program schedules and background on VOA's French-to-Africa broadcasting service.
VOA Central Africa Service
VOA's Kirundi/Kinyarwanda programs for listeners in Burundi, Rwanda and elsewhere in Central Africa.
VOA Hausa Service
Program schedules and background information on VOA's Hausa broadcasting service.
VOA Horn-of-Africa Service
VOA's Amharic, Tigrigna, and Afan Oromo programs for listeners in Ethiopia, Eritrea, and northern Kenya.
VOA Portuguese-to-Africa Service
VOA's Portuguese programs for listeners in Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, and Sao Tome e Principe.
VOA Swahili Service
VOA's Swahili programs for listeners in East and Central Africa.
USIA: Educational and Cultural Exchanges
USIA Fulbright Academic Exchange Program
The Fulbright program provides grants for students, teachers, lecturers, and researchers from the United States and other countries.
USIA Fulbright Teacher Exchange
Program open to teachers and administrators from elementary through community college levels, involving direct one-for-one exchanges.
USIA-Affiliated Educational Advising Centers in Africa
List of USIA-supported educational advising centers in Africa providing information to prospective international students and other audiences on U.S. higher education.
Africa Regional Educational Advising Coordinator
Contact information for the African Regional Educational Advising Coordinator providing expertise and field-based support, training, and liaison for USIA's African educational advisers.
Request for Proposals (RFP) -1998 Summer Institute for Educators from South Africa and Namibia
Open competition for assistance awards for the Summer Institute academic training/development program for implementing educational reform in South Africa and Namibia. Note -RFP closes March 19, 1998.
Request for Proposal (RFP) -Creative Arts Exchange Program
Open competition for assistance awards for development of international projects for visual and/or performing artists, educators, and arts administrators. Proposals are especially encouraged for projects in Africa. Note -RFP closes April 2, 1998.
Request for Proposal (RFP) -Multi-Regional and Regional Projects for International Visitors
Open competition for assistance awards for project development on privatization and economic reform in French-speaking Africa. Note -RFP closes June 2, 1998.
English Language Officers Worldwide
List of English Language Officers , including Senegal and South Africa, assisting teachers and teacher trainers with workshops, seminars, and publications.
English Teaching Fellow Program
Recruits qualified EFL teachers for selected universities and institutions in all areas of the world.
USIA/USIS Direct English Teaching Programs
Listing of African countries where U.S. Information Service posts conduct English teaching programs in-country.
Short-term English Language Specialists
This program recruits American academics in the field of TEFL/TESL and Applied Linguistics for short-term assignments (two to six weeks) in a particular program of the host country.
Humphrey Fellowship Program
Brings accomplished professionals from developing countries, East and Central Europe and the former Soviet Union to the United States at a midpoint in their careers for a year of study and related professional experiences.
International Visitor Program
Brings current or potential leaders in government, politics, media, education, and other fields to the United States from countries worldwide to meet and confer with their professional counterparts and to experience the United States firsthand.
Office of Citizen Exchanges
Professional, cultural, and secondary school students programs developed to address long-term objectives such as the support of democratic institutions, free flow of information, market-based economic development, and international cultural exchange.
Study of the United States
Information on programs promoting better understanding of the people, society, culture, and institutions of the United States among foreign educators who are engaged in teaching about the United States.
1996 USIA Disabilities and International Exchanges (Africa)
Listing of Fulbright grantees for Africa in disabilities and international exchanges.
Embassy and U.S. Information Service Posts
U.S. Diplomatic Posts Abroad (Enables user to
Provides the visitor with links to U.S. Embassy and U.S. Information Service Home Pages in Africa and elsewhere in the world.
Africa Regional Services
Provides visitors with an overview of the French-language program materials provided to U.S. Information Agency posts throughout francophone Africa. (English/French)
Centre Culturel Americain
Provides visitors with an overview of the programs and services provided by American Cultural Center in Benin. (English/French)
The U.S. Mission to Botswana
Provides visitors with an overview of the U.S. Mission to Botswana, and access to information about Botswana.
U.S. Information Service Botswana
Provides visitors with an overview of the programs and services offered by the United States Information Service in Gaborone.
Embassy of the United States of America to Côte d'Ivoire
Provides visitors with an overview of the United States Mission to Côte d'Ivoire, and data on Côte d'Ivoire.
U.S. Information Service Abidjan
Provides visitors with an overview of the programs and services offered by the United States Information Service in Abidjan. (English/French)
American Embassy in Conakry, Guinea
Provides visitors with an overview of the United States Mission to Guinea.
Provides visitors with an overview of the U.S. Embassy in Mauritius.
U.S.Information Service Mauritius
Provides visitors with an overview of the United States Information Service and the U.S. Embassy in Mauritius. Especially rich set of links to other Africa-related sites.
U.S. Embassy, Niamey
Provides visitors with an overview of the American Embassy in Niamey, Niger.
Provides visitors with an overview of the programs and services offered by the United States Information Service in Niamey, Niger.
American Embassy Dakar
Provides visitors with an overview of the American Embassy in Dakar, Senegal.
U.S. Information Service Dakar
Provides visitors with an overview of the programs and services offered by the United States Information Service in Dakar, Senegal.
United States Mission to South Africa
Provides visitors with an overview of the activities of the U.S. Mission in South Africa, and access to websites providing information about the United States.
United States Information Service (USIS) South Africa Pretoria
Provides visitors with an overview of the programs and services offered by the United States Information Service in South Africa.
U.S. Embassy Lusaka
Provides visitors with an overview of the offices and agencies offering services to the public through the U.S. Embassy in Lusaka.
Provides visitors with an overview of the programs and services offered by the United States Information Service in Lusaka, Zambia.
Embassy of the United States in Accra
Provides visitors with an overview of the U.S. Embassy in Accra, Ghana.
Centers for Disease Control
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
To lead CDC's collaboration with other nations and international organizations to promote healthy lifestyles and to prevent excess diseases, disability, and health.
U.S. Department of Labor
U.S. Department of Labor Africa Page
A "hot button" on the USDOL homepage provides visitors with access to a wide collection of briefing materials and remarks related to the U.S. Department of Labor's Africa initiatives.
U.S. Trade and Development Agency
U.S. Trade and Development Agency
Information about TDA's activites in Africa and the Middle East.
The World Bank Group
Provides overview and links to World Bank Group entities and selected Group activities in the Africa region.
Department of Interior
Africa Initiatives of the U.S. Department of Interior
This page provides descriptions of DOI's ongoing bilateral activities in South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Tanzania, as well as DOI's technical assistance programs through the African Elephant Conservation Fund and the Rhino-Tiger Conservation Fund. Links to other Interior Department sites about Africa are also included.
Department of Energy
DOE Gore-Mbeki U.S. South Africa Sustainable Energy Committee Home Page
This page provides visitors with access to the Sustainable Energy Committee's ongoing projects in South Africa and a list of Energy contacts across the U.S. government.
U.S. - South Africa Energy Data Exchange
The page provides visitors with access to U.S. and South Africa energy demand and supply data.
Sub-Saharan Africa and North Africa Country Energy Reports
This page provides visitors with country energy situatin reports for a broad range of African countries.
Remarks by Secretary William Daley
Remarks by Deputy Secretary Robert Mallett
Remarks by Secretary William Daley
Remarks by Secretary William Daley
Emerging Markets in South Africa
Market access information, economic data, export assistance and other information for the South Africa market.
Africa Trip Briefings
Africa Trip Speeches
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