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U.S. Embassy Offers $200K in Humanitarian Assistance to Congolese Returnees

The US Embassy has announced that it will make $200,000 worth of humanitarian assistance ($100,000 from the USAID Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance and $100,000 from USAID’s Food for Peace Program) available to returnees from Brazzaville now gathered in Maluku.  The funds will be transferred immediately to organizations currently involved in the humanitarian response, and ...
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Remarks for YALI/USAID Youth Assessment

Good evening, distinguished ladies and gentlemen, friends and colleagues.  On behalf of the U.S. Embassy, it is an honor to welcome you here tonight, especially our 2014 Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) fellows and our partners at the International Youth Foundation (IYF) who undertook, in partnership with USAID, a nation-wide youth assessment. This is a ...
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U.S. to Help Nigeria in the Search for Kidnapped Girls

More than three weeks ago, on the night of April 14, a group of militants kidnapped more than 200 teenage girls from the Government Girls Secondary School in Chibok, Nigeria. In a video released earlier this week, Abubakar Shekau, who leads the terrorist organization Boko Haram based in northeast Nigeria, claimed that his group was ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Armed Individual Causes Disturbance Outside of U.S. Embassy Buildings

The U.S. Embassy in Kinshasa informs U.S. citizens of an individual armed with a knife that caused a disturbance at Avenue Dumi in front of the Consular entrance of the Chancery compound on the afternoon of April 17. The individual was seen making threats in the same location on March 3. The individual threatened embassy ...
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