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    Future of Somalia

    United Nations Special Representative for Somalia Nicholas Kay talked about the country’s progress in governance and security. Following his remarks, Ambassador Kay took…

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    Promoting Democracy and Prosperity in Africa

    African leaders spoke about promoting democracy and African prosperity. Among the topics they addressed were efforts to build democratic institutions following periods of civil war and…

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    Conflict in Eastern Congo, Panel 2

    Witnesses testified about the conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Rwanda’s involvement in the eastern Congo, where U.N. Security Council experts had alleged…

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    Conflict in Eastern Congo, State and Defense Officials

    State and Defense Department officials testified on the conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Rwanda’s involvement in the eastern Congo, where U.N. Security…

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    Conflict in Eastern Congo

    Witnesses testified on the conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Rwanda’s involvement in the eastern Congo, where U.N. Security Council experts had alleged…

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    Political Instability in Mali

    Government officials and policy researchers testified on political instability in Mali. They said Mali was battling three interrelated political, security, and humanitarian crises that…

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    South Sudan Independence

    U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice and two other members of her upcoming delegation to South Sudan for a ceremony. South Sudan was to officially declare its independence…

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    South Sudan Independence Referendum

    Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Johnnie Carson and Ambassador Princeton Lyman briefed reporters on the Southern Sudan independence referendum. They said the voting in South…

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    Assistant Secretary Carson on Sub-Saharan Africa Issues

    State Department officials spoke about the issues and challenges of U.S. relations with Sub-Saharan Africa. Ambassador Cochran outlined the Africa policy priorities of the Obama…

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    Special State Department Briefing on Somalia

    Officials spoke to reporters about the military and political stalemate in Somalia. They urged the Somali Transitional Federal Government (TFG) to be more inclusive of various groups…

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    Secretary Clinton's Trip to Africa

    Johnnie Carson briefed reporters about Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s trip to the African nations of Kenya, South Africa, Angola, DR Congo, Nigeria, Liberia and Cape Verde from…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Mr. Foley, Assistant Secretary Kennedy and Deputy Asst. Secretary Carson talked with reporters about the bombings of U.S. embassies in Tanzania and Kenya, the casualties, the…

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