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U.S. Government funds Upgrades to Primary School

On January 9, Dr. Abyi Ford and local officials inaugurated  a new facility for the Mignon Lorraine Innes (MLI) Ford Primary School.   The U.S. Government contributed funds to support construction of the school’s library, latrines, and a security wall.  The ribbon-cutting ceremony and dedication marked the completion of the work, which began in 2009. Approximately ...
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Special Envoy to Sudan and South Sudan Ambassador Donald Booth on the Current Situation in South Sudan

AMBASSADOR BOOTH: Okay, good morning, afternoon, whatever it is there.  Let me go ahead and start with just a short statement on today’s visit to Juba. I visited Juba today, where I had a frank and open discussion with President Salva Kiir; the discussion focused on a range of measures to halt the devastating violence in ...
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U.S. Government Inaugurates New Outpatient Department at Dil Chora Hospital

December 20, 2013(Dire Dawa): Today, the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Demeke Mekonnen, and U.S. Embassy PEPFAR Coordinator Dr. Carmela Abate inaugurated a new outpatient annex at Dil Chora Hospital in Dire Dawa in the presence of Ethiopia’s Minister of Health Dr. Kesetebirhan Admassu, Mayor Assed Ziyad and distinguished State Ministers. ...
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Peace Corps opens Tigray Regional Volunteer Support Office in Mekele

Mekele, Tigray Region, Dec 20, 2013 – Peace Corps, a U.S. Government people-to-people Volunteer program, officially opened its Tigray Regional Volunteer Support Office in Mekele on Friday, December 20, 2013.  Based on an agreement signed on January 10, 2013, between the Peace Corps and the Tigray Regional Administration, the Regional Volunteer Support Office will enhance ...
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