Ambassador Godfrey gave remarks at an event in celebration of the International Day for Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) held at the Khartoum American School. IDPD offers us the opportunity to celebrate the fundamental value of all people while specifically uplifting people with disabilities.

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Ambassador Godfrey visited Port Sudan’s American Corner, which provides information about the United States and offers educational and cultural activities as part of the U.S. commitment to increasing mutual understanding and academic exchange between the American and Sudanese people.

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زارت اليوم نائبة السفير أمبر باسكيت طالب الهندسة ومحب الطيران ، خلف الله أحمد في منزل الأسرة في أم درمان. ويظهر حب واتقان أحمد للطيران والهندسة في نسخته المقلدة من سلسلة طائرات بوينج 747-200B المخصصة التي يستخدمها الرئيس الأمريكي (المعروفة باسم Air Force One). وأعربت أمبر عن تقديرها لأسرة خلف الله لدعمها تعليمه وأحلامه.

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المولد النبوي الشريف

” انا ممنون للدعوات العدة من قبل الطرق الصوفية لزيارة احتفالات المولد النبوي في أمدرمان ، وتعلم المزيد عن هذا الاحتفال الديني المهم في السودان. لقد تأثرت كثيرا بالترحيب الحار من الحضور واستمتعت جدا بالحلويات الخاصة بهذه المناسبة.”السفير جون قودفري

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DV-2024 Program announcement: Online Registration

 DV-2024 Program announcement: Online Registration   INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE 2024 DIVERSITY IMMIGRANT VISA PROGRAM (DV-2024)  DV-2024 Program: Online registration for the DV-2024 Program will start at noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (GMT-4), on Wednesday, October 5th, 2022, and will end at noon, Eastern Standard Time (EST) (GMT-5), on Tuesday, November 8th, 2022.  Do not wait until the last week of the registration period to enter, …

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During his visit to the University of El-Fashir , Ambassador John Godfrey discussed with the Vice Chancellor of El-Fashir University the value of education in preparing future generations. The Director of the Peace Studies Center at El-Fashir University explained to Ambassador Godfrey the Center’s activities related to peace issues in Darfur region.

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“Pleased to have discussed with Darfur Regional Governor Minnawi the current political situation and the need for an inclusive political dialogue.” Ambassador John Godfrey

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Ambassador John Godfrey met with partners working on flood response

Joined by U.S. Ambassador to #Sudan John Godfrey, we met with our partners working on flood response to discuss urgent next steps & priorities for additional funds we’re providing to address widespread needs, including clean water & hygiene items. As the largest donor to the people of Sudan, the U.S. Government has provided more than $531 …

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Ambassador Godfrey meeting with exchange program alumni

Ambassador Godfrey and other members of the Embassy team met with our exchange program alumni who recently returned from their Mandela Washington Fellowships & Alumni Enrichment Institutes. We enjoyed hearing about their experiences in the United States and how they will work to apply what they learned to improve their communities around Sudan. Interested in …

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Ambassador John Godfrey arrived in Khartoum, the first U.S. Ambassador to Sudan in nearly 25 years. Ambassador Godfrey will work to strengthen relations between the American and Sudanese people and to support their aspirations to freedom, peace, justice, and a transition to democracy.

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Women’s Equality Day

Women’s Equality Day is celebrated in the United States on August 26 to commemorate the 1920 adoption of the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which prohibits the states and the federal government from denying the right to vote to citizens of the United States on the basis of sex.

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SUSI 2023 Call for Nominations for 2023 SUSI Educators

Call for Nominations: Summer 2023 Study of the U.S. Institutes for Secondary Educators   This is to solicit candidate nominations for summer 2023 Study of the U.S. Institutes for Secondary Educators.   Applications must be sent to GasimKI@state.gov with “SUSI Secondary School Educators (Administrator OR Teacher)” and your name in the subject line, no later than …

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Sudan CSI COVID-19 Aug 8, 2022

COVID-19 Information Last Updated: August 8, 2022 *** As of 12:01 a.m. EDT June 12, 2022, the CDC order requiring all persons aged two and above to show a negative COVID-19 test result or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 before boarding a flight to the United States is rescinded.  Starting at 12:01 a.m. EDT on …

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“We believe that our economic health is rooted in democracy, the rule of law, human rights, [and] a commitment to open and transparent market economies.” -Secretary of State Antony J. Blinkenn

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American English LIVE Teacher Development

The next American English LIVE Teacher Development Series takes place on July 20, 2022! The sixth webinar of the series is titled,  “Contextualizing English Instruction to Focus on Environmental Issues” by presenters, Susan Huss-Lederman & Danielle Sclafani. Events take place every other Wednesday through July 20th at 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. Eastern Time from …

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American English Live Teacher Development

American English LIVE Teacher Development Series 14 begins on May 11, 2022! The six online seminars of the series will cover a variety of topics intended for teachers of English or future teachers of English around the world. Topics include Social-Emotional Learning, Multi-Level Classrooms, and English for Specific Purposes: Teaching about Climate Change in the …

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Public Affairs Officer Cynthia Faby announced the donation of ten state-of-the-art computers to the American Corner at the Port Sudan public library.

Public Affairs Officer Cynthia Faby announced the donation of ten state-of-the-art computers to the American Corner at the Port sudan public library. There was also a lively discussion of a video based on Alice Walker’s “Everyday Use” that was screened following the press conference.

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Whats New from American English

Our March theme on the American English at State Facebook page is Diversity and Inclusion . On the American English for Educators Facebook page our March theme is Vocabulary Games. Feel free to download our graphics and use them on your U.S. Government associated Facebook pages. They can be found in Box and Sharepoint . American English LIVE Teacher Development Series 13 will have its next session on March …

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What’s New from American English

Our February theme on the American English at State Facebook page is Critical Thinking and Problem Solving. On the American English for Educators Facebook page our February theme is Embracing Social Media. Feel free to download our graphics and use them on your U.S. Government associated Facebook pages. They can be found in Box and Sharepoint . American English LIVE Teacher Development Series 13 will have its next session …

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FY2023 FULBRIGHT FOREIGN STUDENT PROGRAM

2023 – 2024 Fulbright Foreign Student Program Call For Applications The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy Khartoum is pleased to announce the annual competition for the  Fulbright Foreign Student Program.    This is the largest Fulbright program with Africa, primarily designed to strengthen African universities through higher degree training. Qualified candidates from other educational, cultural and professional institutions …

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What’s New From AE American English

American English LIVE Teacher Development Series 13 will have its second session on February 2nd on the American English for Educators Facebook page . The second session, “Cultural Introductions by Way of Storytelling” will take place at 8am and 1pm ET.  Throughout the entire series, we’ll be celebrating 60 years of English Teaching Forum with webinars presented by FORUM authors. Promotional …

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60th Anniversary of English Teaching Forum

60th Anniversary of English Teaching Forum Hello everyone,   The Office of English Language Programs will be celebrating the 60th Anniversary of English Teaching Forum (FORUM) in 2022. We will officially launch the celebration this month with a series of webinars, all presented by past authors of FORUM, regular social media posts highlighting and celebrating the 60th Anniversary, and much more. The …

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Announcement: Call for Nominations Summer 2022 Study of the U.S. Institutes for Scholars

Announcement: Call for Nominations Summer 2022 Study of the U.S. Institutes for Scholars Deadline to send nominations is January 20, 2022.  PROGRAM OVERVIEW: Study of the U.S. Institutes for Scholars (SUSIs) are intensive post-graduate level academic programs with integrated study tours whose purpose is to provide foreign university faculty and other scholars the opportunity to …

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A Call for Applications for Community Engagement Exchange (CEE) Program 2022

Deadline: January 14, 2022, at 11:59 pm EST. The CEE Program is a dynamic global network of innovators working with communities to address critical 21st Century issues. CEE equips dedicated visionaries with the expertise, skills, and resources to develop multisector approaches and build healthy and engaged communities in over 100 countries. A transformational leadership development experience, …

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What’s New in American English – Week of November 29, 2021

We’re happy to announce the dates and presentations for American English Live Series 13 to kick off 2022. Throughout the entire series, we’ll be celebrating 60 years of English Teaching Forum with webinars presented by FORUM authors, including RELOs Lottie Baker and Kevin McCaughey! See below for presentation dates and titles. This week we introduce …

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2022 Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement (Fulbright TEA) Program Deadline is December 20, 2021

The Fulbright TEA Program brings international teachers to the United States for a six-week program to take academic seminars for professional development at a host university and to observe and share their expertise with teachers and students at the host university and at local secondary schools… Applications Modes: Applicant may apply through either: The online …

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DV -2024

 DV-2024 Program announcement: Online Registration   INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE 2024 DIVERSITY IMMIGRANT VISA PROGRAM (DV-2024)  DV-2024 Program: Online registration for the DV-2024 Program will start at noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (GMT-4), on Wednesday, October 5th, 2022, and will end at noon, Eastern Standard Time (EST) (GMT-5), on Tuesday, November 8th, 2022.  Do not wait until the last week of the registration period to enter, …

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Whats New from American English

Hello everyone, During the month of October on the American English at State Facebook page our theme will be Cultural Heritage and Cultural Exchange. On the American English for Educators Facebook page our theme will be Culturally Inclusive Teaching.  On the Teacher’s Corner Facebook group our theme will be The Sustainable Classroom: Building a Better Future as Environmental Stewards. Feel free to download our graphics and use them on …

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What’s New in American English – Week of September 27, 2021

This last week of September on the  American English at State Facebook page  we wrap up our theme of Language Learning and language point of phrasal verbs. On the  American English for Educators Facebook page  we close out our September theme of Back to School. The  Teacher’s Corner  Facebook group concludes September’s theme of Establishing and Supporting English Clubs. Feel free to download our graphics and use them on your …

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The application for the 2022–2023 Community Solutions Program

From September 15 to October 27, 2021 The Community Solutions Program (CSP) is a year-long professional leadership development program for people who are working to improve their communities by addressing issues related to the environment, peace and conflict resolution, transparency and accountability, and women and gender. Community leaders will be selected to participate in the …

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What’s New in American English – Week of September 20, 2021

This week on the  American English at State Facebook page  we continue to highlight our September theme of Language Learning and our language point of phrasal verbs. The  American English for Educators Facebook page  shares more exciting content on our September theme of Back to School.  The  Teacher’s Corner  Facebook group has great content for our September theme of Establishing and Supporting English Clubs. Feel free to download our graphics …

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USAID visit to Kassala

USAID/Sudan Mission Director Mervyn Farroe (below right) visited Kassala to participate in a workshop organized by the Delta Gash Rehabilitation & Training Unit on an initiative to create a solid foundation for peace & economic growth in the fragile & water-stressed Delta Gash region.

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International Day of the African Child

In celebration of the International Day of the African Child, Save the Children International in Sudan, together with partners and government led the campaign, to support the voices of African Children. Save the Children’s Child Rights Ambassador 11 year old Minna met with USAID Sudan’s Mission Director, Mr. Mervyn Ferroe, eager to learn about the …

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Whats New from American English

The theme for May on our  American English at State Facebook page  is STEM and the Environment. On the  American English for Educators Facebook page  the theme for May is Types of Learners. The first issue of the 2021  English Language Forum  is now available on the  American English website . The issue ( Vol. 5 9 , No.  1 ) offers advice for accommodating students with learning disabilities, helping learners visualize texts, and using movie dubbing to aid …

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS HUMPHREY FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM 2022 – 2023 A FULBRIGHT PROGRAM FOR MID-CAREER PROFESSIONALS

The United States Embassy in Sudan is pleased to announce the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program 2022-2023 is now open. This one-year fellowship program, is comprised of NON-DEGREE academic and professional work, is designed for young and mid-career professionals who have a proven record of leadership and a commitment to public service.  The program is …

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What’s New in American English

The theme for April on our  American English at State Facebook page  is Digital Literacy. On the  American English for Educators Facebook page  the theme for April is Online Assessment. On our  American English for Educators Facebook page  the American English live Teacher Development Series 10 will have it’s next session on Wednesday, April 7. The sixth session, “Effective Assessment Practices for Synchronous and Asynchronous Learning in an Online Environment” will take place …

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This March 2021 we celebrate Women’s History Month

This March 2021 we celebrate Women’s History Month by noting some of the often overlooked contributions that women have made to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). What do light switches, refrigerators, and trash cans have in common? Lillian Gilbreth! 💡 Dr. Gilbreth is considered the first industrial & organizational psychologist, and her work forever …

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What’s New in American English – Week of March 8th, 2021

Throughout the month of March on our American English at State Facebook page the theme will be Digital Citizenship. On the American English for Educators Facebook page the theme for March is Online Teaching. Feel free to download our graphics and use them on your U.S. Government associated Facebook pages. They can be found in Box and Sharepoint .   On our American English for Educators Facebook page the American English live Teacher Development Series …

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What’s New in American English – Week of February 22, 202

The theme for February on our  American English at State Facebook page  continues with Online Etiquette/Netiquette. On the  American English for Educators Facebook page  the theme continues with Motivating students in the online English language classroom. On our  American English for Educators Facebook page  the American English live Teacher Development Series 10 will have it’s next session on Wednesday, February 24th. The third session, “Tips and Activities for Creating a Communicative EFL Classroom …

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The Embassy congratulates Joseph R. Biden, Jr.

The Embassy congratulates Joseph R. Biden, Jr., former Vice President and longtime senator, on his inauguration as the 46th President of the United States.  Biden served eight years as former President Barack Obama’s Vice President and defeated incumbent President Donald J. Trump in the 2020 U.S. election.  On his path to victory, Biden amassed 81 …

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2022 – 2023 Fulbright Foreign Student Program Call For Applications

The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy Khartoum is pleased to announce the annual competition for the  Fulbright Foreign Student Program . This is the largest Fulbright program with Africa, primarily designed to strengthen African universities through higher degree training. Qualified candidates from other educational, cultural and professional institutions may also apply. Recent graduates, especially women, are encouraged …

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2021 Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement (Fulbright TEA) Program Deadline is February 10, 2021

The Fulbright TEA Program brings international teachers to the United States for a six-week program to take academic seminars for professional development at a host university and to observe and share their expertise with teachers and students at the host university and at local secondary schools. Applications Modes: Applicant may apply through either: The online …

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities

“Today as we celebrate the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, we highlight the importance of ensuring equal participation of disabled persons in all aspects of our societies. I commend the many Sudanese NGOs and activists involved in promoting the rights of people with disabilities. Through the U.S. Agency for International Development, the U.S. Mission …

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Pilot Program Updates

In order to ensure timely departure from the United States of certain travelers, on December 24, 2020, the State Department will begin a limited six-month visa bond pilot program.  Visa applicants potentially subject to the bond requirement include applicants applying for a B nonimmigrant visa from a country with a high overstay rate such as …

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What’s New from American English

Hello everyone, American English Live Webinar Series 9 begins on Wednesday, September 23, 2020.   The presentation is titled, “Random or Intentional? Putting Learners in Groups that Work” and will be at 8 am and 1 pm ET. Though not mandatory, registration is encouraged. Registered participants will receive email reminders with links to pre-session readings and …

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Voting

Update (August 26, 2020):  The U.S. Embassy in Khartoum, Sudan is now accepting completed, sealed, and postage-paid ballots.  Please see paragraph #4 for more information on how to mail your ballot.  Registering to Vote and submitting a ballot is fast, easy, and can be done from anywhere in the world!  Follow a few simple steps …

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On the Occasion of Ramadan

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE APRIL 23, 2020 On behalf of the American people, I extend my best wishes to Muslim communities in the United States and around the world as they mark the start of the holy month of Ramadan. Ramadan is a time of introspection, service, and compassion. In the United …

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DHS Coronavirus Notice

Entry is suspended, per Presidential Proclamation, of non-LPR foreign nationals who were present in the People’s Republic of China, not including the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau, the Islamic Republic of Iran, the 26 countries that comprise the Schengen Area, the United Kingdom, excluding overseas territories outside of Europe of Great Britain …

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Sanctions Revoked Following Sustained Positive Action by the Government of Sudan

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson STATEMENT BY SPOKESPERSON HEATHER NAUERT October 6, 2017 Today, the United States decided to revoke economic sanctions with respect to Sudan and the Government of Sudan under Executive Orders 13067 and 13412, in recognition of the Government of Sudan’s sustained positive actions to maintain a cessation of …

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System Maintenance Notice

Due to system maintenance the following mailboxes will be down starting at 4:30 PM (local time) on Monday August 14, 2017 until 8:00 AM (local time) on Thursday August 17, 2017: KhartoumCongressional@state.gov KhartoumConsular@state.gov KhartoumNIV@state.gov KhartoumIV@state.gov KhartoumV92V93@state.gov KhartoumACS@state.gov For urgent inquiries please send an email to KhartoumConsularTemporary@state.gov . Please resume use of the regular mailboxes on Thursday August 17, 2017 as the temporary …

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Visit To Khartoum By Deputy To The Commander For Civil-Military Engagement Ambassador Alexander Laskaris

August 7, 2017 MEDIA NOTE VISIT TO KHARTOUM BY DEPUTY TO THE COMMANDER FOR CIVIL-MILITARY ENGAGEMENT AMBASSADOR ALEXANDER LASKARIS The Deputy to the Commander for Civil-Military Engagement, United States Africa Command (AFRICOM), Ambassador Alexander M. Laskaris, will visit Khartoum, August 8-9 to meet with senior military, political, and government leadership to discuss areas of cooperation …

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THE U.S. EMBASSY ON THE SITUATION IN JEBEL MARRA

Khartoum, Sudan – The United States is concerned about the alarming malnutrition rates and deteriorating humanitarian situation in the Jebel Marra region of Darfur where the lives of thousands of children and vulnerable adults are at stake. Recent nutrition screenings and surveys show critical levels of severe acute malnutrition indicating a complex humanitarian crisis that …

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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Confirmed Cases of Cholera in Sudan

United States Embassy Khartoum, Sudan Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Confirmed Cases of Cholera in Sudan June 1, 2017 The U.S. Embassy in Khartoum informs U.S. citizens that there are confirmed reports of cholera cases in some areas of Sudan, including the greater Khartoum metropolitan area, that have resulted in fatalities. This is a reminder …

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STATEMENT BY SECRETARY TILLERSON ON THE OCCASION OF RAMADAN

On behalf of the US State Department, I hope and Rinda Muslims around the world Ramadan Mubarak and Mhie peace. Ramadan is the month of dignity, generosity and self-reflection. More importantly, it is a time of family and friends meeting and giving charity to the less fortunate people. This reminds us all of the month …

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U.S. Embassy staff commemorates fallen colleagues

U.S. Embassy Charge d ‘affairs Steven Koutsis and embassy staff gathered for a moment of silence to commemorate colleagues who sacrificed and lost their lives serving the United States. Each year on the first Friday of May, the Department of State observes Foreign Affairs Day, recognizing employees of foreign affairs agencies and their dedication and …

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Chargé d’Affaires Celebrates Former U.S. Embassy Employee’s Years of Service

Chargé d’Affaires Steven Koutsis visited former U.S. Embassy employee Hassan Idris who served U.S. Embassy Khartoum for 43 years (1958 to 2002) as driver to previous Chargé d’Affaires. During the visit, Chargé d’Affaires Steven Koutsis viewed several photos and memorabilia during Mr. Idris’ time at the U.S. Embassy. Koutsis thanked him for his years of …

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Deputy Chief of Mission Promotes Education in Sinnar

U.S. Embassy Khartoum’s Deputy Chief of Mission Benjamin Moeling visited Sinnar State October 12-13. During his trip, U.S. Embassy Khartoum donated a library to Al-Humaira Basic School for Girls in Wad Alnayal. In demonstration of our commitment to education, the library will be shared by other primary schools in the surrounding community. DCM Moeling also …

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Embassy Participates in Ramadan Food Drive while Promoting Disability Rights

U.S. Embassy Khartoum was honored to participate in the Physical Disability Challengers’ annual Ramadan food handout on June 5. Disability Challengers advocates for people with disabilities through capacity building and public awareness. Staff passed out bags of food, and the U.S. Embassy in Khartoum donated books to the children. Special thank you to this wonderful …

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