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  • Making his official first trip to North West Province, Consul General Rowan met with Kgosi Leruo Tshekedi Molotlegi, the 36th kgosi (Tswana for “king”) , of the Royal Bafokeng Nation, to learn about his vision for the Nation’s future.  Following the meeting, Rowan visited a 10th grade history class.

    Our Johanesburg Consul General Rowan meets and addresses Lebone II College's 10th grade history class while visiting the Royal Bafokeng Nation, North West Province

  • Ambassador Gaspard visited young people at the iCare Center for Hope, an organization dedicated to rehabilitation of street children. He shot a few rounds of pool and shared soccer moves with the children and iCare staffers, who were trained through a U.S. Community Grant.

    From the Classroom to the Pool Room: Durban Youth Get Personal with U.S. Ambassador

  • As part of our shared commitment to build a safer city, 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)

    Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille, U.S. Consul General Teddy Taylor and their staff affirm their countries' cooperative partnership in the area of law enforcement

  • Acting Tshwane Executive Mayor Terence Mashego, US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State David Gilmour, Tshwane Councillors Nozipho Tyobeka-Makeke, Morakane Mosupyoe-Letsholo, Nomthandazo Maseko and US Embassy DCM Catherine Hill-Herndon

    U.S. Embassy in collaboration with City of Tshwane opens an American Corner in the Es’kia Mphahlele Community Library

  • Our Ambassador Patrick Gaspard visited the Home to learn more about it's work in supporting and empowering young, vulnerable girls from its manager, Ms Pretty Arojojoye.  Pretty participated in President Obama's Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI)  last year, returning with a deeper understanding of civic leadership and innovative ideas for the Home

    Ambassador Gaspard and wife Raina Washington visit the Tshwane Home of Hope to learn about its work supporting and empowering young, vulnerable girls from its manager, a YALI alumnus

  • In 2014, SCIP supported training for more than 63,000 South African teachers and teaching assistants in more than 600 schools.

    U.S. supports 85 Million Rand Project to Boost Teacher Training in South Africa

  • CG Chisholm with MatCH team at Addington Hospital (State Dept)

    Strengthening Healthcare Systems in KwaZulu-Natal

  • Consul General Christopher Rowan cutting the ribbon, helped by, from left to right, Ms. Jennifer Martin - TechWomen; Ms. Mathapelo Sekwai - Youth Club member; and Ms. Seithati Mabuya - Teacher

    Official opening of the Rosa Parks Library Innovation Studio: An exciting skills development opportunity for youth in Soweto

  • US Under-Secretary of State Catherine Novelli and US Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission Catherine Hill-Herndon share a moment with Sifiso Keswa of Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife moments after handing over equipment to support efforts in Anti-Wildlife Trafficking

    In fulfillment of the pledge made by President Obama during his 2013 Africa trip, we are pleased to announce our commitment of $3 million to fund anti-wildlife trafficking efforts in South Africa

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