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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (26 November 2019)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (26 November 2019) Location: Goma, Beni and Butembo Event: Demonstrations are ongoing in the cities of Goma, Beni and Butembo.  Some roads are blocked by protesters and crowds have gathered at MONUSCO locations.  Police and security forces are deployed in the cities and have ...
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U.S. to provide up to $600 million over 3 years in development assistance to advance key sectors in the DRC

Kinshasa, DRC– On November 21, Paul Sabatine, Director of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and Pépin Guillaume Manjolo Buakila, Minister of International Cooperation, Regional Integration and Francophonie, signed an agreement providing up to $600 million in U.S. development assistance to the DRC between now and ...
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United States Funds Training of Key Government Officials and NGOs to Combat Trafficking of Congolese Children

Kinshasa, DRC – From November 11 to 15, 35 Ministry of Social Affairs officials and social service professionals from local NGOs learned to combat the illicit trafficking of Congolese children through a U.S. government-funded training led by International Organization for Migration (IOM). Tragically, Congolese children are among the world’s most vulnerable to human trafficking.  According ...
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The United States is a Committed Partner to the Congo

By Dr. Peter Pham, Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region of Africa The United States is a committed partner that will engage with all sectors of Congolese society who strive for the common good and a better future. The United States applauds the important steps President Felix Tshisekedi and his government have made toward ...
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Chambers Federation, a Goma-based U.S. company, wins the Award for Corporate Excellence for its work to Empower Women

Subject: Chambers Federation, a Goma-based U.S. company, wins the Award for Corporate Excellence for its work to Empower Women Goma, DRC – On October 16, U.S. Ambassador to the DRC Mike Hammer presented Matthew Chambers, head of the Chambers Federation, with the U.S. Secretary of State’s Award for Corporate Excellence (ACE).  Each year, the U.S. ...
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