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Information for Kenyan Media Attending the U.S. – Africa Leaders Summit In Washington, D.C. in August

As announced by the White House, the United States will host the U.S. – Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, August 5 and Wednesday, August 6, 2014.  This historic summit, the first of its kind, will bring leaders from across the African continent to the nation’s capital and further strengthen ties with one ...
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Madaraka Day

Madaraka ya heri. Congratulations to Kenya on its 51st anniversary of self-rule.  It is important to take time each year to remember the heroic sacrifices of countless Kenyans to attain the nation’s freedom.  The courageous actions of those men and women resonate to this day.  As Kenyans continue to build their great country, they honor ...
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The U.S. Agency of International Development (USAID) Supports Funzo Kenya in Improving Health Care

Funzo Kenya supports the Government of Kenya’s efforts to make changes to its health worker education and training systems.  The program works across the public and private sectors to strengthen pre-service education of health workers, increase the number of health workers graduating from Kenya’s medical training institutions, improve access to training for existing health workers, ...
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Northern Rangelands Trust Reduces Elephant Poaching in Its Conservancies by 22 Percent

Northern Rangelands Trust (NRT) community rangers, supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), use geographic information system (GIS) mapping to provide a reliable record of elephant mortalities across the Samburu-Laikipia ecosystem for the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species’ Monitoring of Illegal Killing of Elephants and for internal conservancies’ use in ...
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Remarks by the President at the United States Military Academy Commencement Ceremony U.S. Military Academy-West Point

THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you.  (Applause.)  Thank you so much.  Thank you.  And thank you, General Caslen, for that introduction.  To General Trainor, General Clarke, the faculty and staff at West Point — you have been outstanding stewards of this proud institution and outstanding mentors for the newest officers in the United States Army.  I’d like ...
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