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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Last updated:  10/05/2022 The CDC’s Order requiring proof of vaccination for non-U.S. citizen nonimmigrants to travel to the United States is still in effect.  For more information see Requirement for Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination for Air Passengers . *** Effective October 1, 2022, a negative COVID-19 PCR test is no longer required for travelers with proof of full vaccination upon arriving at the ... Read More»

DRC announces Partnership for the New Climate Economy at COP28

Dubai, 2 December 2023: Today at COP28 World Climate Leaders’ Summit, the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), with initial international partners the United States of America, France, Germany, the United Kingdom, Norway, the Bezos Earth Fund, the Seed Fund (France, Conservation International, the Walton Foundation, the Moore Foundation), the David and ... Read More»

Statement on DRC Elections from the Embassy of the United States of America

The United States of America salutes the efforts of all stakeholders in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to support an electoral process that is inclusive, transparent, peaceful, and reflective of the will of the Congolese people.  We note the positive steps achieved at this stage of the cycle, including the certification of all 26 ... Read More»

Signing of the Memorandum of Understanding on the Development of the Lobito Corridor and the Zambia-Lobito Rail Line

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON OCTOBER 26, 2023   Today the African Development Bank and Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) join the United States and the European Union in support of Angola, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Zambia to develop the Lobito Corridor and the new Zambia-Lobito rail line by signing a seven-side Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), on ... Read More»

Statement on the Escalation of Violence in North Kivu, DRC

The Embassy of the United States notes with grave concern the resurgence of violence in North Kivu province, eastern DRC.  Intensified clashes between a coalition of armed groups and M23 have led to loss of life and property and driven tens of thousands of civilians from their homes.  We call on the DRC government, MONUSCO, and the ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) 7 October 2023

Demonstration Alert: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) 7 October 2023 Location: CENI Headquarters on Boulevard 30 Juin, Gombe District, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Kinshasa is aware of a current political gathering at the Commission Electorale Nationale Independante (CENI) headquarters currently taking place on Boulevard du 30 Juin.  There ... Read More»