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Together We Stopped Ebola in the East; Together We Can Advance a Better Future for the DRC

By U.S. Ambassador to the DRC Mike Hammer, Twitter: @USAmbDRC It is a new day in eastern Congo. For nearly two years, the Ebola virus devastated families, paralyzed communities, and intensified fears in an already troubled region. It brought out the best from so many – health care workers risking their lives for others, responsible ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, DRC

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, DRC (June 24, 2020) Location: Limete, Kinshasa, DRC Event: Ongoing confrontation between protesters and police in Limete, Kinshasa   Please be advised, there are reports of gunshots and Wewa motorcycle protests at or near Limete 10th Street. Additional protest activity may take place near the Parliament (Palais du People) near Boulevard Triomphal ...
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Health Alert: Flights June 25 – U.S. Embassy Kinshasa

Location:  Goma and Kinshasa, DRC Event:  Upcoming Flights Departing from Goma & Kinshasa (June 25) U.S. Embassy Kinshasa is aware of upcoming flights departing DRC that can accommodate U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents (LPRs). Book seats directly with the travel agency listed.  Tickets are first come, first served.  These flights are NOT organized by U.S. Embassy Kinshasa.  There ...
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Health Alert: Flights June 16 & 20 – U.S. Embassy Kinshasa

Location: Goma, Lubumbashi, and Kinshasa, DRC Event: Upcoming Flights Departing from Lubumbashi & Kinshasa (June 16 & 20) U.S. Embassy Kinshasa is aware of two upcoming flights departing DRC that can accommodate U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents (LPRs). Book seats directly with the travel agency listed.  Tickets are first come, first served.  These flights are NOT ...
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U.S. and U.K.-supported Radio Program to Support Youth Education while Schools Closed for COVID-19

Kinshasa, DRC– Today, U.S. Ambassador to the DRC Mike Hammer and Minister of Primary and Secondary Education Willy Bakonga launched an interactive radio learning series designed to keep Congolese youth learning despite school closures. The lessons, made for first- and second-grade students, are part of the USAID- and UKAID-funded ACCELERE! education program. The radio lessons ...
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