For one week, high-ranking officials from ten countries in Africa came together in Gaborone to devise solutions to address gender-based violence and human trafficking. The innovative forum, jointly hosted by the International Law Enforcement Agency (ILEA) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), gathered police commissioners, judges, and chief prosecutors from Botswana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Namibia, Rwanda, Seychelles, South Africa, and Swaziland to share best practices and build a strong network for continued work together.
U.S. Ambassador to Botswana, Earl Miller, and the Assistant Minister of Health, Dr. Alfred Madigele, will address the closing celebration ceremony of USAID’s Maatla project on September 15 in Gaborone to honor its success and congratulate the many partners involved in its five-year undertaking.
August 4, Gaborone: U.S. Ambassador to Botswana Earl Miller will address the closing celebration ceremony of the Tsela Kgopo project on August 4 in Gaborone to mark its achievements and thank the many people involved in its success.
The U.S. Government through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) yesterday pledged $127 million as part of an integrated response to El Niño drought relief. With this announcement, the United States has provided nearly $300 million in humanitarian assistance to the region and has also invested over $200 million in longer-term development interventions. These efforts will mitigate the drought’s impact and build resilience in Southern Africa through agricultural production, environment, health, livestock, trade, and water and sanitation programs.
U.S. Ambassador to Botswana Earl Miller presided at the launch of a mapping exercise in Maun that will identify, categorize, and gauge the capacity of non-profit and local organizations in the Okavango Delta.
Last updated: November 21, 2016