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  • Adkins penned the play “The Disappointment”. It tells the story of an African-American family faced with the burden of reconciling the tension between the obligation of kinship and a history of heartache.
    Six plays. Two cities. One night

    The project called Book Wings is a collaborative exchange and performance initiative designed to bring together writers, actors, directors, and new media professionals from the United States and South Africa in a virtual environment.  

  • U.S. Consul General Teddy Taylor joined in the fun, kicked a ball to post, and later posing with learners and organizers for this post-game shot
    Great start to Valentine’s Day

    Pupils from schools around the city centre kicked-off Valentine’s Day the right way on Friday, February 13 when they participated in soccer-based HIV awareness. Noisy kids filled the square outside the Cape Town Central Library lining up to take their shot at the goal. U.S. Consul General Teddy Taylor too joined in with the fun and kicked a ball to post. 

  • Members of the TechWomen delegation with learners from the Center of Science and Technology (COSAT) High School in Khayelitsha
    TechWomen in Cape Town: Inspiring the Next Generation of Tech Leaders

    A dynamic group of international women leaders in technology came to Cape Town to engage with women and girls who are striving to become future leaders in the tech industry in South Africa. The visiting group was part of TechWomen, an organization sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and the Institute of International Education. 

  • Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille (center left) and Consul General Teddy Taylor (center right) joined by members of their staff
    Cape Town Metro Police Receive U.S. Training to Combat Gangs and Drugs

    The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) of the United States Department of Justice invited eight members of the city’s Safety and Security Directorate Gang and Drug Task Team to attend an advanced drug agent course at the International Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA) in Gaborone, Botswana 

  • Scores of smiling faces, warm handshakes, and upbeat jazz tunes officially welcomed Teddy Taylor
    New Cape Town Consul General Taylor delivers his diplomacy, “Straight, no chaser”

    Scores of smiling faces, warm handshakes, and upbeat jazz tunes officially welcomed Teddy Taylor to Cape Town during his welcome reception as the new U.S. Consul General on November 5.  

  • Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Assistant Secretary of State for Africa, and Teddy Taylor, U.S. Consul General in Cape Town, listen to young  YALI fellows in Langa
    A Vibrant Africa is the Future

    Africa will be unrecognizable in the next 15 years with a young vibrant group leading the continent, says the United States’ most senior diplomat in Africa, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Assistant Secretary of State for Africa 

  • US exchange program alumni gathered in Port Elizabeth on October 3, 2014 to meet, network, and collaborate with each other and in partnership with the US Embassy
    Our Eastern Cape Alumni reflect on their US exchange experiences

    “A shift in thinking” is how Jacqui Lück characterized her U.S. experience at a gathering of exchange program alumni in Port Elizabeth on October 3. The fourth “Alumni Indaba” in the country over the past two years, this was the first time Eastern Cape-based alumni had the opportunity to meet each other and develop partnerships around shared experiences. 

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