Issuance of New Executive Order Establishing Sanctions Related to the Crisis in Ethiopia


CITY OF WASHINGTON (September 17, 2021)---In the midst of ongoing violence, abuses against civilians, and growing humanitarian plight in Ethiopia, President Biden today signed an Executive Order (E.O.) establishing a new sanctions regime in response to the crisis.  With it, the United States will be able to impose financial sanctions…

Update: SAPS Make 2203 Arrest In South African Riots, 12 Masterminds Arrested


SOUTH AFRICA (July 15, 2021)--- https://twitter.com/PresidencyZA/status/1415692463013044232?s=20 The South African President spoke to the people "The violence and destruction that we have witnessed in our country cannot be justified. Arrests will continue to be made, and those responsible will be prosecuted. We cannot allow a minority of people to threaten our…

Blinken Call with Mozambican President Nyusi and the Struggles of the People With COVID-19


CITY OF WASHINGTON (July 14, 2021)--- Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi.  The Secretary and President reaffirmed the strength and importance of U.S.-Mozambique relations and our joint commitment to countering ISIS.  The Secretary underscored U.S. support for Mozambique’s efforts against COVID-19, building on…