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    President Obama Remarks on the Ebola Outbreak

    Hello. I want to take a few moments to speak directly to you—the people of West Africa, especially in Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea and Nigeria. On behalf of the American people, I want you to know that our prayers are with those of you who have lost loved ones during this terrible ...

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  • Andrew Haviland, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy Abidjan

    Deputy Chief of Mission Andrew Haviland

    Andrew Haviland joins Embassy Abidjan after leading an economic team in the State Department’s Office of Monetary Affairs where he was responsible for advancing U.S. economic interests globally through international financial initiatives and partnerships ...

  • Facts about Ebola

    Facts on U.S. Response to Ebola Virus

    The United States is working with the World Health Organization and other international partners to help West African governments respond to and contain the outbreak of the Ebola virus as quickly as possible ...

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  •  U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit.

    U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit

    ABIDJAN – Secretary John Kerry and other high ranking U.S. officials welcomed leaders from across the African continent to Washington, DC for the three-day U.S. – Africa Leaders Summit from August 4-6, 2014. The theme of the Summit is “Investing in the Next Generation.” ...

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  • Statement by Secretary Kerry: Murder of James Foley (August 20, 2014)

    James Foley went to the darkest of places to shine the light of truth. Nothing could stop him from sharing with the world the reality of what was happening on the front lines in Iraq and Afghanistan, or the struggle against a brutal dictator in Libya, and he was just as determined to do the same from Syria. He was brave and bold, and no masked coward can ever steal the legacy of this courageous American who lived out the meaning of the word journalism ... 

  • Fraudulent Statement Alert

    “The Embassy of the United States would like to inform the press and the public that a fraudulent statement has been circulated claiming to be a U.S. State Department advisory about the Ebola outbreak. Please continue to check this website for official statements from the U.S. Embassy on this critical issue. ” 

  • Solicitation number: S-IV100-14-Q-0711 (Repair, clean and maintain buffers in generators 1&2 rooms)

    Enclosed is a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Repair, clean and maintain Buffers in Generator Rooms 1 & 2 at NEC. If you would like to submit a proposal, follow the instructions in Section L of the solicitation, complete the required portions of the attached document, and submit it to the address shown on the Standard Form 1449 that follows this letter. The U.S. Government intends to award a contract to the responsible company submitting a technically acceptable offer at the lowest price. We intend to award a contract based on initial proposals, without holding discussions, although we may hold discussions with companies in the competitive range if there is a need to do so. Should you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact Daniel Yao Akapovi, on telephone +225 22 494 360 / 06 721 169. and if by email at: A site visit is scheduled for Tuesday September 02, 2014 at 10:00 at NEC compound, Riviera. Proposals are due by: September 09th, 2014 at 17:00. ...  Full Solicitation »

  • Statement by Secretary Kerry on Cote d’Ivoire’s National Day (August 7, 2014)

    On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Cote d’Ivoire as you celebrate your national independence on August 7. Our two nations have been partners since independence peacefully arrived in Cote d’Ivoire over half a century ago. As your new flag flew over Abidjan, one of the first congratulations to arrive was a letter from U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower. Robert Kennedy was in Cote d’Ivoire that next August to celebrate one year of peace and independence with your proud nation ... 

  • Information on the Ebola Virus

    The U.S. Embassy would like to provide current information about the Ebola virus outbreak from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control to residents of and travelers to Cote d’Ivoire. For more information:  For more details »

  • Obama at Young African Leaders Summit in Washington (July 28, 2014)

    THE PRESIDENT: Hello, everybody! (Applause.) Hello, everybody. Thank you. (Applause.) Thank you so much. Everybody, please have a seat. Have a seat. We're just getting started here. Well, hello, everybody. (Applause.) Welcome to Washington. I know most of you are visiting our country for the first time. So on behalf of the American people, welcome to the United States of America. (Applause.) We are thrilled to have you here. And to everybody who’s watching online across Africa, or at watch parties, or following through social media -- you are a part of this, too, and we’re very glad that you’re with us ...  Video »

  • Remarks at the Presidential Summit of the Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders (July 28, 2014)

    ECRETARY KERRY: Wow. What a great group. Thank you. Please, sit down. Sit down, sit down. Thank you. It is so good to see you all. Welcome. You having fun? AUDIENCE: Yes. SECRETARY KERRY: I’m glad to hear it. It’s just beginning. And the President’s going to get a chance to speak with everybody before long. That’ll be great. We look forward to it. I can’t tell you – I’m really excited to see you all here, and I hope you’re excited to be here. That’s important. (Cheers and applause.) ... 

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