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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (07 January 2020)

Location: Democratic Republic of the Congo Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take: Keep a low profile. Be aware of ...
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USAID Combats Fall Armyworm Infestation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Kinshasa, DRC – The United States Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is launching a five-year, $12 million investment to combat the spread of fall armyworm in maize among smallholder farmers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It will be implemented by Land O’Lakes Venture37, an American non-profit organization affiliated ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (20 December 2019)

Location: Kinshasa city roads, notably 30 June Boulevard, 24 November Boulevard, and Lumumba Boulevard. Event: City-wide road construction and closures hinder movement and cause security concerns for vehicle drivers and passengers.  The Embassy has seen an increase in traffic accidents and security events involving crowds and hostile commuters harassing drivers and damaging cars.  Additionally, heavy ...
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