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  • The Kolda bridge (US Embassy photo)

    The United States Hands Over the Kolda Bridge

    Senegalese President Macky Sall and U.S. Ambassador to Senegal James Zumwalt inaugurated the Abdoul Diallo Bridge in Kolda on Saturday, February 21, 2015.

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  • General David G. Perkins, Ambassador Jim Zumwalt, Minister Augustin Tine and General Mamadou Sow during the opening ceremony (Photo US Embassy)

    Dakar Hosts African Land Forces Summit

    African Land Forces Summit 2015 kicked off on February 9 with Army chiefs-of-staff from 36 African nations in attendance. Attendees will conduct meetings to address mutual interests and concerns, as well as have a chance to solidify relationships.

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  • Ambassador Zumwalt Presents His Credential Letters to President Macky Sall

    Ambassador Zumwalt Presents Credential Letters

    The Honorable Jim Zumwalt, Ambassador of the United States of America to the Republic of Senegal and the Republic of Guinea-Bissau, presented his credential letters to His Excellency President Macky Sall on February 3, 2015. Ambassador Zumwalt arrived in Dakar on January 15.

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  • President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union as Vice President Joe Biden and House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio applaud (AP Photo/ Pool)

    Obama’s 2015 State of the Union Address

    President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, in Washington.

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    Novembre / Décembre 2014

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