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MCC and Africa50 Announce Strategic Collaboration, Creating New Global Investment Platform

Millenium Challenge Corporation (MCC) October 21, 2020 WASHINGTON, D.C., October 21, 2020 – The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) and Africa50 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to develop and launch the Millennium Impact for Infrastructure Accelerator (MIIA) Development Partnership. The new MIIA entity will be a global investment platform designed to spur and attract impact ...
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Upcoming Elections in Africa

U.S. Department Of State Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release Statement by Secretary Michael R. Pompeo October 8, 2020 The United States is committed to supporting free, fair, inclusive elections. The conduct of elections is important not only for Africans, but also for defenders of democracy around the world. We believe all sides should ...
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Beninese Entrepreneurs Prevent COVID-19 with United States Support

COTONOU, October 16, 2020 – The United States Government is supporting 40 entrepreneurs in Benin to promote handwashing and affordable sanitation and hygiene products as part of its support to COVID-19 response. Through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the United States is working with the entrepreneurs to promote and sell their products to ...
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U.S. Embassy and Ministry of Interior Sign Letter of Agreement to Establish Special Program for Embassy Augmentation and Response (SPEAR) Team

COTONOU, October 1, 2020 – The United States Ambassador to Benin, Patricia Mahoney, and the Minister of the Interior and Public Security, Sacca Lafia, signed a letter of agreement allowing for the establishment of a Special Program for Embassy Augmentation and Response (SPEAR) team in Benin. The signing ceremony was held at the Ministry of ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Don’t Let the Elections Pass You By

Embassy of the United States of America Cotonou, Benin Message for U.S. Citizens: Don’t Let the Elections Pass You By September 30, 2020 If you plan to vote in the November 2020 election it is important to ACT NOW!  Don’t wait, carefully follow your state’s voting instructions, and return your voted ballot right away! Remember U.S. embassies and ...
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