Smart Traveler Enrollment Program

What is STEP? The Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) is a free service to allow U.S. citizens and nationals traveling abroad to enroll their trip with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate. Benefits of Enrolling in STEP Receive important information from the Embassy about safety conditions in your destination country, helping you make informed decisions ...
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18th Anniversary of Attack on U.S. Embassy

Remembering the Victims of the August 7th Embassy Attack by U.S. Ambassador to Kenya Robert F. Godec Good morning. Welcome to our ceremony commemorating the 18th anniversary of the August 7th bombing.  Regardless of the years that pass, this is a very sad day.  It is always a solemn occasion. They say that time heals ...
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Joint Statement on Murdered Human Rights Defender

Joint Statement by Heads of Mission on Disappearance and Murder of Kenyan Human Rights Defender and Associates   We are deeply concerned by the disappearance and murder of Willie Kimani, a lawyer and investigator working with the U.S. non-governmental organization International Justice Mission (IJM), along with IJM client Josephat Mwenda, and IJM driver Joseph Muiruri.  ...
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President Obama Speaks with President of Kenya

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Readout of the President’s Phone Call with President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya   President Obama spoke by phone today with President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya to accept President Kenyatta’s condolences for the terrorist attack in Orlando, Florida.  The President reiterated his appreciation for ...
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USAID Awards Grants to Agriculture Innovators

Ten Local Enterprises Receive KSH 380 Million in Grants for Innovations to Improve Livelihoods and Food Security   The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has granted KSH 380 million to Kenyan innovators as part of its Feed the Future Kenya Innovation Engine (KIE), an effort to reward and improve agriculture-based innovations.  To date, more ...
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School Milk Program Makes Comeback

Establishing a sustainable school milk program requires dialogue and negotiations between dairy processors, suppliers, service providers and development partners. This year, the USAID Kenya Agriculture Value Chains project is working with KDB and several county governments to help revive it in public schools as part of efforts to increase the student's milk consumption.
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Statement on National Security Advisor Meeting

Statement by Deputy National Security Spokesman Mark Stroh on National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice meeting with Kenyan Cabinet Secretaries Amina Mohamed and James Macharia   Yesterday, National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice met with Kenyan Cabinet Secretaries Amina Mohamed and James Macharia at the White House. They discussed the strong U.S.-Kenya partnership, as highlighted ...
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The President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief Program Overview

PEPFAR Program Overview The President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) was announced by President George Bush and funded by Congress in 2003. PEPFAR is the U.S. Government (USG) initiative to help save the lives of those suffering from HIV/AIDS around the world. ( More information on PEPFAR ) This historic commitment is the largest by any nation to ...
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