AFRICA

AFRICA

Articles and editorials

New U.S. Travel Ban Shuts Door on Africa’s Biggest Economy, Nigeria, H1607 [11MR]

UN Food Aid Chief Fears for Africa, Mideast Amid New Crisis, S1513 [5MR]

Bills and resolutions

Armed Forces: reduce total number of service personnel deployed to U.S. Africa Command area of responsibility (see H.R. 6089), H1504 [4MR]

Dept. of Defense: make coronavirus testing available to all Armed Forces members deployed to an area in which U.S. Central Command has responsibility (see S. 3507), S1779 [17MR] (see H.R. 6310), H1711 [19MR]

International economic relations: authorize U.S. participation in, and contribution to, International Development Association, African Development Fund, and the African Development Bank (see H.R. 6327), H1714 [23MR]

Sudan: support civilian-led democratic transition, promote accountability for human rights abuses, and encourage fiscal transparency (see H.R. 6094), H1534 [5MR]

Tunisia: initiate negotiations to enter into a free trade agreement (see S. Res. 506), S1219 [27FE]

Messages

National Emergency Relative to Zimbabwe: President Trump, S1475 [4MR], H1489 [4MR]

Remarks in House

Central African Republic: condemn violence by armed groups against civilians, support international peace efforts and humanitarian assistance, prevent human rights abuses, and enforce existing sanctions (H. Res. 387), H1448–H1450 [3MR]

Ghanaian Americans: tribute, E299 [11MR]

Liberia: adjust immigration status of certain nationals, H741 [30JA]

Nigeria: call for release of Omoyele (Yele) Sowore, H940 [7FE]

Remarks in Senate

Clotilda (vessel): discovery of wreckage of slave ship (S. Res. 315), S1235 [27FE]

Dept. of Defense: develop and implement a National Defense Strategy relative to Africa, S272 [16JA]

South Sudan: increase diplomatic efforts and support to prevent a return to violent conflict, S1068 [13FE]

——— reaffirm support and call for adherence to conflict resolution agreement, political stabilization, support of human rights, investigation of money laundering, and implementation of arms embargo (S. Res. 371), S251, S252 [15JA]

Trump, President: evaluation of administration relative to foreign policy, S43–S45 [7JA]

Texts of

H. Res. 387, condemn violence by armed groups against civilians, support international peace efforts and humanitarian assistance, prevent human rights abuses, and enforce existing sanctions in Central African Republic, H1448 [3MR]

S. Res. 371, reaffirm support for South Sudan and call for adherence to conflict resolution agreement, political stabilization, support of human rights, investigation of money laundering, and implementation of arms embargo, S251 [15JA]

S. Res. 506, initiate negotiations to enter into a free trade agreement with Tunisia, S1225 [27FE]