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U.S. to provide $10 million to strengthen anti-corruption and anti-crime institutions

Subject: U.S. to provide $10 million to strengthen anti-corruption and anti-crime institutions under the Privileged Partnership for Peace and Prosperity Kinshasa, DRC– On September 26, U.S. Ambassador Mike Hammer signed a letter of agreement with Vice Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, Security, and Customary Affairs Gilbert Kankonde that will provide an additional $10 ...
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USAID Allocates New Funding to Support Education for Congolese Youth and Children

September 20, 2019 Kinshasa, DRC– This month, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) proudly allocated $7.7 million to increase children’s access to education and to increase the resilience of youth and school communities through education. Under the framework of the U.S.-DRC Privileged Partnership for Peace and Prosperity, USAID will work with civil society and ...
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New $15 million USAID activity to advance press freedom and government transparency

September 19, 2019 Subject: New $15 million USAID activity to advance press freedom and government transparency as part of U.S.-DRC Privileged Partnership for Peace and Prosperity  Kinshasa, DRC, September 19, 2019 – USAID, a U.S. Government agency, has launched a five-year $15 million Media Sector Development Activity to promote a more open and vibrant media ...
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2019 Investment Climate Statements: Congo, Democratic Republic of the

Executive Summary The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is the second largest country in Africa and potentially one of the richest in the world in terms of natural resources.  With 80 million hectares (197 million acres) of arable land and 1,100 minerals and precious metals, the DRC has the resources to achieve prosperity for ...
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USAID awards HIV Epidemic Control activity to local partner, Kheth’Impilo

United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief – PEPFAR September 11, 2019 Kinshasa – In September, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) launched a new health activity that will work with the Government of the DRC to deliver high quality, accessible HIV services in Lualaba Province. Under the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for ...
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