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U.S. Embassy Nairobi Reaches Out to Ph.D. Students

The U.S. Embassy Nairobi American Reference Center (ARC) hosted 12 Ph.D. researchers from University of Nairobi’s Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies for an introduction to the ARC’s services and the eLibraryUSA on January 29, 2014. ARC Deputy Director Nashon Akello introduced researchers to the full text contents of relevant databases including the ...
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U.SOfficials Invite Partnership in President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative

U.S. Ambassador to Kenya Robert F. Godec hosted leaders from Kenya’s private sector, government, and civil society along with youth representatives at his home on January 28, to mark the closing of the application process for the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Washington Fellows program, which will send 50 Kenyans to the United States to ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Robert F. Godec USAID/General Electric/Kenya Commercial Bank Launch Event

Thank you and good morning. Jeff Immelt, Chairman and CEO, GE Corporation; Jay Ireland, President and CEO, GE Africa; Joshua Oigara, CEO, Kenya Commercial Bank; Mark Feierstein, USAID Associate Administrator; Earl Gast, USAID Assistant Administrator for Africa; Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen. I am delighted to be here this morning to recognize the ongoing collaboration ...
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USAID Associate Administrator Mark Feierstein and Assistant Administrator for Africa Earl Gast visit Fresh Produce Exporters Association of Kenya

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Associate Administrator Mark Feierstein and Assistant Administrator for Africa Earl Gast visited Kenya to evaluate the progress of President Obama’s initiatives in support of the United States and Kenya’s shared development objectives.  On their list of stops was the Fresh Produce Exporters Association of Kenya (FPEAK) Practical Training ...
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USAID Unveils Refurbished Police Station in Voi

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), along with local county officials, unveiled the newly refurbished Voi Police Station on January 21.  Through the Kenya Transition Initiative ( https://www.land-links.org/project/kenya-transition-initiative/ ), Usalama Reforms Forum ( http://www.usalamaforum.org/ ) spearheaded the project, which is part of a five year effort of the U.S. government to assist Kenya with fundamental ...
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