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Proclamation on National African American History Month, 2015

NATIONAL AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH, 2015 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION For generations, the story of American progress has been shaped by the inextinguishable beliefs that change is always possible and a brighter future lies ahead. With tremendous strength and abiding resolve, our ancestors — some of whom were ...
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Nigeria’s Food and Drug Administration Laboratory Achieves Key International Accreditation through USAID’s Support (January 29, 2015)

Abuja, Nigeria – A report from the International Policy Network documents an alarming number of people killed worldwide every day by fake medicines, especially in developing countries. The report estimates that fake tuberculosis and malaria drugs alone kill 700,000 people a year, including in Nigeria. Tackling the scourge of illegal medicines in Nigeria is a ...
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Secretary John Kerry – Remarks at a Press Availability in Lagos, Nigeria (January 25, 2015)

SECRETARY KERRY: Well, good afternoon, everybody. I am really delighted be here in Nigeria. And I was just admiring the extraordinary view and this wonderful location. I’m particularly pleased to be here at this particular moment, just a few weeks before one of the most important elections that this country has held. And this will be ...
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Ambassador Entwistle Facilitates Peace Pact among Gubernatorial Candidates in Rivers State (January 22, 2015)

As the 2015 general elections in Nigeria draw closer, an unprecedented peace pact was facilitated by Ambassador James F. Entwistle along with the three gubernatorial candidates and leaders of the religious communities in Rivers state. The event was witnessed by the Resident Electoral Commissioner for the state. The event took place at a press conference ...
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