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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Potential Nationwide Protests

The U.S. Embassy in Maputo informs U.S. citizens of the wide distribution of social media posts and texts calling for protests and demonstrations against the central government of Mozambique in the past several days.  We currently have no indication that these protests, demonstrations or disturbances will actually occur despite two distinct messages calling for protests ...
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2015 Country Human Rights Practices

Release of the 2015 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices Remarks John Kerry Secretary of State Press Briefing Room Washington, DC Secretary Kerry: Good afternoon, everybody. Thanks for being here. I’m going to make a statement and I have to run from here to an NSC meeting on a number of issues, so forgive me ...
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Ambassador Pittman visits Gorongosa National Park

The Ambassador made his first visit to Gorongosa National Park this week.  He was there with Minister Correia in honor of World Forestry Day and to participate in the official opening of the park for the tourist season.  The park is managed by an American NGO, which works with the Mozambican government to encourage economic ...
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Op-Ed of Linda Thomas-Greenfield, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs

Africa: U.S. to Africa’s Leaders – ‘Embrace Life After the Presidency!’ Transitions and Democracy This is a crucial year for democracy in Africa. Six countries have already held presidential elections in 2016, and 11 more are preparing for elections.African leaders have the opportunity to advance democracy and cement their legacies by establishing the conditions for peaceful transitions of power. Their actions will determine democracy’s trajectory across ...
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