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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, DRC

Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, DRC (February 19, 2021) Location: Premier Mall area, Gombe, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Event: There are reports of a demonstration that includes burning tires and shots fired near the Premier Mall on Ave Lt Col Lukusa in Gombe. Actions to Take: Avoid the area near the Premier ...
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Statement by White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki on Cases of Ebola

The White House FEBRUARY 16, 2021 Infectious diseases are transnational health and national security threats. While the world is reeling from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Ebola has again emerged, simultaneously, in both Central and West Africa.  The world cannot afford to turn the other way.  We must do everything in our power to respond quickly, ...
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ONLINE AUCTION

The U.S. Embassy in Kinshasa is launching  an online sale of property no longer needed by the Embassy, which may include used furniture, equipment, supplies, vehicles and other goods via a Web Based Electronic Auction (FRENCH: https://online-auction.state.gov/fr-FR ; ENGLISH: https://online-auction.state.gov/ ). This website hosts auctions at U.S. Embassies all over the world, so bidders should take care ...
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MEDIA NOTE: High-Level Visit of AFRICOM Command Leaders to DRC

U.S. Africa Command’s Deputy to the Commander for Civil-Military Engagement, Ambassador Andrew Young, and Director of Intelligence, Rear Adm. Heidi Berg, will visit the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Jan. 27-29. This visit supports the U.S.-DRC Privileged Partnership for Peace and Prosperity and follows the relaunch of security cooperation with the signing of the Memorandum ...
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New Biden Administration Represents Opportunities for Expanding Cooperation with the DRC

By U.S. Ambassador to the DRC Mike Hammer, Twitter: @USAmbDRC On January 20, the world witnessed American democracy at work with the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, the first woman, first black, and South-Asian American to serve in this high office. In fact, President Biden’s cabinet nominees are the most ...
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