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Clinton Presses Nigeria President on Security

Posted August 9th, 2012 at 12:45 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has urged Nigeria’s president to adopt new strategies to halt escalating violence. Clinton traveled to the Nigerian capital, Abuja, on Thursday, where she held talks with President Goodluck Jonathan and his security team. VOA’s correspondent Anne Look, who is traveling with Clinton, said the security talks were to focus […]

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Clinton Meets Nigeria President in Abuja

Posted August 9th, 2012 at 11:35 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in Nigeria for talks with President Goodluck Jonathan and other leaders. She arrived in the capital, Abuja on Thursday amid calls she address Nigeria’s rising sectarian violence, widespread corruption and abuses allegedly committed by security forces. After meeting with President Jonathan, Clinton will hold talks with anti-corruption officials. […]

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Clinton Urged to Press Nigerian Leader to Address Violence

Posted August 9th, 2012 at 3:45 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is making a brief visit to Nigeria Thursday for meetings with President Goodluck Jonathan and other leaders. She is traveling to the capital, Abuja, amid calls to urge Mr. Jonathan to address rising sectarian violence in Nigeria. Northern Nigeria is mostly Muslim. The south is mainly Christian. U.S.-based Human […]

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Clinton to South Africa: Take Greater Role on World Stage

Posted August 8th, 2012 at 12:30 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is urging South Africa – the continent’s largest economic power – to take a greater role on the global stage. The diplomat wrapped up her South Africa visit on Wednesday with a speech at the University of the Western Cape. She urged students to live up to the legacy […]

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US Begins Transfer of HIV/AIDS Program to South Africa

Posted August 8th, 2012 at 6:55 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says Washington has begun transferring control of an anti-AIDS program to South Africa, which has the world’s highest rate of HIV infection. Clinton made the announcement Wednesday during a speech at the University of the Western Cape on the outskirts of Cape Town. She said the agreement is a […]

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Clinton Holds Dialogue with South African Leaders

Posted August 7th, 2012 at 8:35 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is attending high-level talks in South Africa, where she is calling for deeper ties between South Africa and the United States. Clinton noted South Africa’s growing influence on the world stage during a strategic dialogue Tuesday between U.S. and South African officials in the capital, Pretoria. The talks are […]

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Clinton Holds Dialogue with South African Leaders

Posted August 7th, 2012 at 5:25 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in the administrative capital of South Africa to attend a meeting with senior government officials and business leaders. Clinton meets Tuesday with Foreign Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane during the second annual U.S.-South Africa Strategic Dialogue in Pretoria. The top U.S. diplomat has been promoting American investment and trade during […]

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Clinton Visits Mandela During South Africa Stop

Posted August 6th, 2012 at 11:00 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in South Africa, where she has met privately with anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela. Clinton traveled Monday to the former president’s village of Qunu, where they met at his home for about an hour. The 94-year-old Mr. Mandela is in frail health and rarely appears in public. After the […]

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Clinton Visits Mandela During South Africa Stop

Posted August 6th, 2012 at 8:00 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in South Africa, where she has met privately with anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela. Clinton traveled to the former president’s village of Qunu Monday. The 94-year-old Mr. Mandela is in frail health and rarely appears in public. Clinton then went to Johannesburg, to attend high-level meetings between U.S. and […]

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Clinton Visits Mandela During South Africa Stop

Posted August 6th, 2012 at 6:45 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in South Africa, where she is meeting with former president Nelson Mandela on the latest leg of her African tour. Clinton traveled to the village of Qunu Monday for talks with the anti-apartheid hero, who led South Africa while Clinton’s husband served as U.S. president. Clinton will spend […]

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