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Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield’s Travel to Nigeria (February 16, 2014)

Today, Assistant Secretary of State Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Bureau of African Affairs, made her third trip to Nigeria since becoming Assistant Secretary in August. After spending the day in Kano, she travels now to Abuja to lead the United States delegation to the U.S.-Nigeria Binational Commission (BNC) meeting February 17-18. While in Kano, the Assistant Secretary ...
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Kano Successes in PMTCT Justify American People’s Funding for HIV Mitigation

 The U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, James F. Entwistle, said the successes recorded by the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH) in Kano regarding prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV justify American taxpayer funding of the President’s Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). The ambassador made the comment when he visited mentor mothers at the AKTH ...
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LiveAtState Virtual Press Conference with Secretary of State John Kerry and Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield (February

MS. JENSEN:  Hi.  Welcome to LiveAtState, the State Department’s interactive web-chat platform for engaging international media.  I’m your host, Holly Jensen, and I would like to welcome all of you joining us today.  I would like to send a special shout-out to those of you joining us at our 20 watch parties in 18 countries ...
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U.S. Ambassador James Entwistle Assures Nigerians of U.S. Partnership (February 10, 2014)

U.S. Ambassador James Entwistle continued his familiarization tour of Nigeria with an assurance to the people of Kaduna that the United States is here to cooperate with Nigeria as equal partners working together in different areas, including education, security cooperation, health, cultural relations, and investments. “The United States is not here to do things for ...
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