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Progress toward DRC’s Elections

Date: August 9, 2018 From: Public Diplomacy Section Email address: KinshasaPress@state.gov Website: http://kinshasa.usembassy.gov Subject: Progress toward DRC’s Elections In the Democratic Republic of Congo, the ruling coalition’s announcement of a consensus candidate other than President Kabila represents a significant step forward for Congolese democracy.  We are encouraged by this sign that President Kabila intends to uphold his ...
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Update on the Response to the Ebola Outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

Location: Mangina area, North Kivu and Ituri provinces in the North Eastern part Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)  Event: U.S. Embassy Kinshasa is monitoring a new outbreak of Ebola virus that has been announced by the Ministry of Health of Democratic Republic of Congo. The current Ebola outbreak area includes the Mangina area, North Kivu and Ituri provinces ...
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Upcoming Event Alert for U.S. Citizens- U.S. Embassy Kinshasa

Location: Kinshasa Event: Please be aware that August 8 is the deadline for candidates to register for presidential elections.  The Independent Electoral Commission (CENI) is located near Gare Central, near the U.S. Embassy location.  Thus far political supporters have had only minimal impact on traffic flow in the area.  Crowds have remained peaceful and relatively small, however, the ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kinshasa:

Location:  Democratic Republic of Congo, North Kivu Event:The Democratic Republic of the Congo reports an outbreak of the Ebola virus in the Province of North Kivu.  As of August 1, the DRC Ministry of Health reported four confirmed cases of Ebola virus in an area approximately 30 KM west of Beni in North Kivu. Ebola is one of the ...
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Paul Sabatine Sworn In as Mission Director to USAID/DRC

Wednesday, August 1, 2018, Washington D.C.- Today Paul Sabatine was sworn in as the new U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Mr. Sabatine will lead both the USAID DRC bilateral mission and the Central Africa Regional Operating Unit, which includes the Central African Regional Program ...
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