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Notice Regarding Scam Using USAID’s Name

USAID has recently been notified of an ongoing email SCAM using USAID’s name and logo to defraud individuals seeking jobs. The scam is completely false and has no connection to USAID or the U.S. Government.  The scammer is trying to trick individuals to pay money in order to obtain a job with USAID.  Please note ...
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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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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Update – Violence in Sofala, Manica, and Zambezia Provinces

The U.S. Embassy in Maputo informs U.S. citizens of continued unrest in the central region of the country, including deadly clashes between Government of Mozambique forces and armed elements of leading opposition party Renamo in the provinces of Sofala, Manica, and the southern portion of Zambezia.  There have been confirmed unattributed shooting incidents involving government ...
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International Women’s Day

John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC On International Women’s Day, we celebrate the world’s women—past, present, and future—and recognize their many contributions and reflect on what more needs to be done to empower over half of the world’s population. We remember the extraordinary achievements of women throughout history, and we applaud the women of ...
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