US Embassy South Africa
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07/20/2017 at 09:15. Facebook
U.S., SA Troops Kick Off #SharedAccord17 Joint Military Exercise with Ceremonial Tribute | U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) reports:

LOHATLA, South Africa — More than 300 U.S. Soldiers and Marines joined roughly 830 members of the South African military in a “rock piling” ceremony here July 17, 2017, kicking off Shared Accord 2017, a combined, joint command post and field training exercise... View more »
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"When the Mae Jemison library came to our area, that's when my love for science was expanded, was nourished. Then I was sure I was on the right path."

Our Chargé d'Affaires, Jessye Lapenn meets Johannah Ditshego, an alumna of the U.S. government funded program, the Mae Jemison Science Reading Room.

Episode 3: We meet Johannah Ditshego, an inspiring South African woman with a love of science... View more »
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Great to see Shalate Teffo’s (2016 MWF Alum) leadership on #MandelaDay2017 and her continued commitment to serving the community.

Mandela Washington Fellows volunteered at the Dimphonyana Tsa Lapeng ‘little gifts of home’ center focused on the welfare and development of underprivileged women, youth and children in the local community.

Fellows, spent the morning, painting, organizing food... View more »
Great to see Shalate Teffo’s 2016 MWF Alum leadership on MandelaDay2017 and

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Landa seems to be having the time of his life at The University of Virginia as he continues on his path of Civic Leadership. He has written to us about his time so far...

"The weeks have lapsed and the time spent in the US as part of the MWF is allowing a lot of growth and development. The US culture that I have experienced thus far has been welcoming and inclusive. The Presidential Precinct... View more »
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U.S. Marine Forces Europe and Africa 101st Airborne Division takes time off #SharedAccord17 exercise to honor #MandelaDay 67 minutes of service.
U S Marine Forces Europe and Africa 101st Airborne Division takes time

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US Embassy South Africa
US Embassy South Africa
07/18/2017 at 16:36. Facebook
Our colleagues in Cape Town braved the cold front to perform their 67 minutes of service...
Our colleagues in Cape Town braved the cold front to perform their 67 minutes of service

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US Embassy South Africa
US Embassy South Africa
07/18/2017 at 14:42. Facebook
U.S. Embassy joins South Africans and others around the world for 67 minutes of service in honor of #Mandela Day

“It is in your hands to make of the world a better place,” said Nelson Mandela. The team at the U.S. Embassy took his words to heart today, joining the worldwide movement to serve for 67 minutes in order to help make the world a better place. We joined forces with the Minister... View more »
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US Embassy South Africa
US Embassy South Africa
07/18/2017 at 09:06. Facebook
Our Cape Town colleagues are at the Two Oceans Aquarium talking about plastic pollution in our oceans. U.S. expert Jenna Jambeck talks about how we can curb this pollution. Live now... or visit later to watch.
Our Cape Town colleagues are at the Two Oceans Aquarium talking about

Dr. Jenna Jambeck on Plastic Pollution in our Oceans

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US Embassy South Africa
US Embassy South Africa
07/18/2017 at 08:09. Facebook
On July 14, Public Affairs officials from the U.S. Consulate Johannesburg met with 30 U.S. companies and MBA schools as part of Africa MBA Indaba, the largest business school alumni conference in Africa. The event brought together some of the United States’ iconic companies such as Microsoft, Accenture, Deloitte, Pfizer, GE, and Cummins, and Google as well as world-renowned U.S. universities,... View more »
On July 14 Public Affairs officials from the U S Consulate Johannesburg

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US Embassy South Africa
US Embassy South Africa
07/17/2017 at 15:58. Facebook
#WorldEmojiDay

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Today we celebrate how the emoji has changed the way we communicate and some may say it's made it more fun!

What is your favorite emoji?
WorldEmojiDay ☀️ Today we celebrate how the emoji has changed the

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US Embassy South Africa
US Embassy South Africa
07/17/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
Are you off to study in America? Keen to learn more about life as a student on a college campus in the U.S.?
Then, this is an event you simply cannot miss!
EducationUSA South Africa is holding a pre-departure orientation where advisors and students who have returned from the United States, will provide information and resources that will help prepare you for the new experiences and provide... View more »
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US Embassy South Africa
US Embassy South Africa
07/17/2017 at 10:00. Facebook
Tshepo Mahlare, MWF2017 Public Management Cohort has been enjoying Bridgetwater State University. He highlights some of his experiences below:

"The experience thus far has been exhilarating from the cultural, to experiential as well as networking and peer collaborating. The interactions with fellows has been special and exceptionally enlightening. It has just been amazing how we learn... View more »
Tshepo Mahlare MWF2017 Public Management Cohort has been enjoying Bridgetwater S

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07/17/2017 at 07:33. Facebook
The U.S. Department of State’s Pan-Africa Youth Leadership Program (PAYLP) enjoyed a sunny day in Washington, D.C.

This dynamic youth leadership program brings together students from across Africa – including South Africa – with adult mentors for a three-week U.S.-based training and cultural exchange. The program strengthens the students’ understanding of civic rights and responsibilities,... View more »
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US Embassy South Africa
US Embassy South Africa
07/16/2017 at 11:07. Facebook
Around America, barbecue is a point of pride. Loyal supporters argue that their region’s cuts, cooking methods, and sauces are the best - A great culinary travelogue but not to be travelled on an empty stomach!
Around America barbecue is a point of pride Loyal supporters argue that

Where to Find the Best BBQ in America

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Kristen Human
US Embassy South Africa
US Embassy South Africa
07/15/2017 at 09:48. Facebook
#PopeyesChicken - Another #USInvestmentinSA joins the over 600 US companies doing business in SA!

"There once was a franchise called Popeyes
That is famous for fried chicken and fries
Now it's come to SA
In fact we won't write an essay
Just pop in coz tastebuds tell no lies!"

We are so excited that Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen is investing in South Africa and creating jobs with the opening of... View more »
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Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen comes to South Africa

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Martin Steyn
US Embassy South Africa
US Embassy South Africa
07/15/2017 at 08:07. Facebook
As we prepare for the arrival of the next cold front this weekend, let's keep in mind that mid-winter has passed an we can look ahead to those summer days, and perhaps plan where we'd like to spend them. Here's some ideas!
As we prepare for the arrival of the next cold front this

25 of Africa's best beaches

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US Embassy South Africa
US Embassy South Africa
07/14/2017 at 14:13. Facebook
#FridayFun Do you think you know a lot about Mars? Take our quiz with Jim Adams, former deputy chief technologist at NASA, and test your knowledge.
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Fact or fiction: Take our quiz about Mars [video] | ShareAmerica

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US Embassy South Africa
US Embassy South Africa
07/14/2017 at 14:08. Facebook
#FunFriday

Talented stand-up comedian, actor, writer and producer Dave Chapelle interviewed rapper Kendrick Lamar on his album, self-expression as well as his trip to South Africa that he says changed his outlook.

Read more on his experience:
FunFriday Talented stand up comedian actor writer and producer Dave Chapelle

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US Embassy South Africa
US Embassy South Africa
07/14/2017 at 12:00. Facebook
Nickolaus Bauer, MWF2017 Civic Leadership Cohort shares his July 4th experiences and thoughts from Philadelphia:

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The Mandela Washington Fellowship has been everything I could have ever hoped for and so much more. From the moment I arrived in Philadelphia my soul has been treated to a deeply meaningful educational and social experience. From the top notch lecturers that... View more »
Nickolaus Bauer MWF2017 Civic Leadership Cohort shares his July 4th experiences and

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