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    Global Entrepreneurship Summit and the President’s Travel to Africa

    The Government of Kenya has agreed to co-host the 2015 Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) this July. Organized annually since 2009, the GES has emerged as a global platform connecting emerging entrepreneurs with leaders from business, international organizations, and governments looking to support them.

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    President Obama's Message to the Nigerian People

    Hello. Today, I want to speak directly to you – the people of Nigeria. Nigeria is a great nation and you can be proud of the progress you’ve made. Together, you won your independence, emerged from military rule and strengthened democratic institutions. You’ve strived to overcome division and to turn Nigeria’s diversity into a source of strength. You’ve worked hard to improve the lives of your families and to build the largest economy in Africa.

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    The Embassy of the United States, in collaboration with the Togolese Armed Forces (FAT) and the Association of Veterans Affairs Military Friends (AMACACH), organized a three-day refresher workshop highlighting a new protocol for the prevention of HIV-transmission from mothers to children (PMTCT).

  • Minister Ekoue visiting the exhibit of Jerry (a local computer made of recycled cans)


    As part of its programs targeting youth advocacy and women’s empowerment, the Embassy of the United States of America, in cooperation with the Association for Education, Civics and Citizenship, is holding a technology camp for fifty Togolese women aged 18 to 35. The camp, called "Female Leadership TechCamp" takes place 25 to 28 March 2015 at the University of Lomé’s American Corner. It aims to promote technology creation among young girls and promotes the emergence of new start-up technology companies.

  • WAAF Health Programs

    WAAF Health Programs Grants: Apply Before April 13th!

    Newly available through USAID-West Africa’s Regional Health Office, the West Africa Ambassadors’ Fund (WAAF) will provide around $75,000 for Togolese health initiatives this year (to be awarded in $15,000-$30,000 grants). This fund aims to increase the participation and visibility of US Embassies in three focus areas: Family Planning/Reproductive Health; HIV/AIDS; and Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health programs. The Request for Applications was published today, Friday, March 13th, and qualified organizations have until April 13th to submit their applications for funding. These grants will be co-managed between U.S. Embassy Lome and USAID’s implementing partner, EngenderHealth, which will accept and screen all applications. Full details are available by reading the below documents.

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    Worldwide Travel Alert

    The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the continued potential for terrorist attacks, particularly in the Middle East and North Africa, and possibly occurring in or emanating from the Arabian Peninsula.

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