News & Events

Security Alert–U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (October 17, 2018)

Location:  DRC, country wide Event:  As attacks, civil unrest, and other security incidents, including those criminal in nature, often take place without any warning, U.S. citizens in the DRC are strongly encouraged to maintain a high level of vigilance and practice good situational awareness. Actions to Take: Stay alert in public places, including schools, hospitals, ...
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Sealed bid sale

The Embassy of the United States of America in Kinshasa informs the public that it is organizing a ‘Sealed Bid Sale’ from Wednesday, October 24 to Friday, October 26, 2018 in the JAO compound on Lukusa Avenue, nº 498, Kinshasa Gombe, opposite the Engen Station. The following properties will be on sale: – Vehicles: (2003 ...
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Travel Advisory for U.S. Citizens: September 19, 2018

Location: Kinshasa Event: Reconsider travel to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) due to crime and civil unrest. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Do not travel to: Eastern DRC and the three Kasai provinces due to armed conflict. Violent crime, such as armed robbery, armed home invasion, sexual assault, and physical ...
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Fostering Mutual Understanding

To highlight a month celebrating indigenous rights and humanitarianism, the U.S. Embassy welcomed the American singer and activist, Yewande Austin, to Kinshasa! On August 22, the internationally acclaimed artist held a master class at the Institut National des Arts for approximately 20 music students and local musicians, where she shared a number of musical techniques ...
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