News & Events

Marie-Dolorose Masika Woman of Courage 2014

On April 2, 2014, US Embassy Kinshasa awarded Marie- Dolorose Masika with the 2014 Woman of Courage Award during a ceremony at Ambassador James Swan’s residence. Marie-Dolorose Masika is the founder of FEPSI, (Femmes engagées pour la promotion de la santé Intégrale), an NGO based in Butembo (North Kivu) which manages a hospital and offers ...
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Voting in 2014

Your vote counts!  Did you know that many recent U.S. elections have been decided by a margin smaller than the number of ballots cast by military and overseas voters? All states are required to count every absentee ballot as long as it is valid and reaches local election officials by the absentee ballot receipt deadline. Follow ...
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Rhythm in Motion Celebrates Black History Month

Embassy Kinshasa sponsored Rhythm in Motion, a musical and dance performance that commemorated Black History Month and highlighted the contributions of Africans and African-Americans to mainstream American dance.  Over 300 people attended the event on March 1, 2014. The performance included Congolese drummers, dancers and student musicians. The dance performance illustrated the influence of African ...
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OSC Organizes a Series of Military Activities

During the last week of February, the Embassy’s Office of Security Cooperation organized a DIILS training on the rule of law for 2,000 new recruits of the DRC army and the inauguration of English labs in military academies in two DRC cities (Kinshasa and Kananga), as well as an all-female civil military operations(CMO) training. During ...
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