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22nd African Union Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Remarks by William J. Burns, Deputy Secretary of State

DEPUTY SECRETARY BURNS:  Good afternoon and thank you very much for making the time.  It truly is an honor for me to represent the United States here in Addis Ababa at the 22nd African Union Summit.  When President Obama and Dr. Dlamini-Zuma met last June, they committed to broaden and deepen the partnership between the ...
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Cummins Cogeneration Kenya Limited (CCKL) 12MW biomass-fueled, on-grid electricity generation project in Baringo County, Kenya

Cummins Cogeneration Limited (CCL) is a global joint-venture between USA-based Cummins and UK-based Gentech, an engineering, procurement, and construction contractor. CCL has four subsidiary special project vehicles, each with a specific geographic focus. CCKL is a project development and investment vehicle for CCL in Kenya. CCKL is developing a 12MW biomass-fueled, on-grid electricity generation project in ...
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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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