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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Last updated:  09/22/21 *** Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel.  Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in the 90 ...
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Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with DRC President Tshisekedi 

U.S. Department of State READOUT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON SEPTEMBER 23, 2021 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met with Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) President Felix Tshisekedi today, in New York City, on the margins of the UN General Assembly.  Secretary Blinken and President Tshisekedi discussed advancing shared global and regional priorities through ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, DRC (September 15, 2021)

Location: Masina Commune, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo Event: There are reports of possible demonstration activity in Kinshasa for Wednesday (September 15) and Friday (September 17). This activity may include a march from the Masina commune to the Palais du People. Actions to take: • Avoid crowds and demonstrations. • Be aware of your ...
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U.S. Africa Command special operations forces team completes evaluation mission in the DRC in support of the U.S.-DRC Privileged Partnership

Kinshasa, DRC–U.S. Africa Command special operations forces concluded a multi-week evaluation mission in the DRC, assessing the capacity of Congolese Armed Forces (FARDC) to support the DRC Government’s counter-terrorism mission and of the Park Rangers of the Institut Congolais pour la Conservation de la Nature (ICCN) to combat the illicit wildlife trafficking that serves to ...
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International Literacy Day

September 8, 2021 We know that literacy in the early years of learning is the foundation upon which all future learning is built. A universal truth has emerged from countless studies: Children who can read well in the early years of their studies perform better in school and are better equipped to perform the jobs ...
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United States Donates COVID-19 Vaccines for Democratic Republic of the Congo in Collaboration with African Union and COVAX Network

The United States Embassy, the African Union Delegation, UNICEF, and the World Health Organization in the Democratic Republic of the Congo announce the arrival of 250,320 doses of Moderna vaccine.   The United States government donated the vaccines.  The delivery is part of U.S. government and African Union efforts to ensure equitable access to COVID-19 ...
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