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Special Envoy Feingold’s Travel to Africa

Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region of Africa and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Russell D. Feingold will travel to Angola on January 13-16 for the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region’s (ICGLR) Fifth Ordinary Heads of State Summit. He will then travel extensively in the DRC, visiting Kinshasa, Lubumbashi, Goma, ...
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Unrest near Lubumbashi in Katanga Province

The Embassy has received information of armed engagements between the Congolese armed forces (FARDC) and various armed groups near the city of Lubumbashi in Katanga province, including fighting in the village of Kajiba (25 kilometers east of Lubumbashi) and Kiziba (10 kilometers southeast of Lubumbashi).  The Embassy has also received reports that some armed groups ...
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US Embassy Hosts Panel Discussion on SGBV

On Tuesday December 10, 2013, U.S. Embassy Kinshasa hosted a panel discussion to commemorate International Human Rights Day and mark the end of the Embassy’s 16 days of activism against sexual and gender based violence (SGBV). The panel, hosted by the U.S. Embassy Public Affairs section in collaboration with the U.S. Agency for International Development ...
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