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Clinton in Kenya to Push for Democracy

Posted August 4th, 2012 at 9:00 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says Kenyans must work together to hold free and fair elections and be a role model for Africa and the world, and she urged their leaders avoid the post-election bloodshed that Kenya suffered five years ago. A general election next March will be the first since a disputed 2007 […]

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Clinton in Kenya to Discuss Elections

Posted August 4th, 2012 at 6:45 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Kenya Saturday on the latest stop of her 11-day tour of Africa. She will press the country’s leaders to conduct free and fair elections planned for next year. Kenya’s 2007 election resulted in widespread violence. Clinton will also meet with leaders of neighboring Somalia to urge them […]

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Clinton to Urge Somali Leaders to Complete Transition

Posted August 4th, 2012 at 1:20 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is visiting Kenya to urge Somali leaders to complete a political transition to a new government on schedule. Clinton is to meet Saturday with the president of Somalia’s Transitional Federal Government, Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed. The transitional government is set to end August 20, when the U.N. mandate for […]

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Clinton to Urge Somali Leaders to Complete Transition

Posted August 3rd, 2012 at 7:35 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is visiting Kenya Saturday to urge Somali leaders to complete a political transition to a new government on schedule. Clinton is to meet with the president of Somalia’s Transitional Federal Government (TFG), Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed. The transitional government is set to end August 20 when the United Nations […]

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Clinton Urges Sudan, South Sudan to Settle Issues

Posted August 3rd, 2012 at 11:55 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is urging Sudan and South Sudan to resolve bitter disputes that earlier this year pushed the countries to the brink of war. Clinton spoke to reporters Friday during a brief visit to the southern capital, Juba, where she met with South Sudanese President Salva Kiir. VOA correspondent Anne Look, […]

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Clinton Urges Sudan, South Sudan to Settle Issues

Posted August 3rd, 2012 at 7:45 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is urging Sudan and South Sudan to resolve bitter disputes that have brought the countries to the brink of war. Clinton spoke to reporters Friday during a brief visit to the southern capital, Juba, where she met with South Sudanese President Salva Kiir. She said Sudan and South Sudan […]

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China Slams Clinton over Africa Involvement

Posted August 3rd, 2012 at 7:40 am (UTC-5)
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Chinese state media are lashing out at U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton after she warned African leaders against cooperating with nations who want to exploit the continent’s resources. The comments of Clinton, who is on an 11-day trip across sub-Saharan Africa, were regarded by some as being directed at China, which has emerged as […]

Clinton to Urge South Sudan to Fix Problems with Sudan

Posted August 3rd, 2012 at 4:30 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has arrived in South Sudan, where she is expected to push for compromise between the world’s newest country and Sudan. Clinton is meeting Friday with South Sudan President Salva Kiir in Juba during the brief visit. Sudan and South Sudan failed to meet a United Nations August 2 deadline […]

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Clinton to Urge South Sudan to Fix Problems with Sudan

Posted August 3rd, 2012 at 12:45 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visits South Sudan Friday, where she is expected to push for compromise between the world’s newest country and Sudan. Clinton will meet with South Sudan President Salva Kiir in Juba during the brief visit. Sudan and South Sudan failed to meet a United Nations August 2 deadline to settle […]

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Clinton to Discuss Regional Security in Uganda

Posted August 2nd, 2012 at 4:55 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is traveling to Uganda for talks with President Yoweri Museveni, as she continues a multi-nation tour of Africa. Clinton will use the talks on Friday to discuss Uganda’s role as a key U.S. partner in regional security, as well as to encourage stronger democratic institutions and human rights. On […]

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