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  • Edward R. Murrow. (State Detp. Images)

    Edward R. Murrow – Journalism at Its Best

    The career of Edward R. Murrow, the eminent broadcast journalist, is an example of the essential role the free press plays in a democracy. With his reports from London during World War II and his exposé of Senator McCarthy's anti-Communist campaign in the 1950s.

  • USAID and UK AID representatives shake hands after the partnership signing. (State Dept. Images)

    USAID & DFID Together to Support Primary Education

    On October 30, 2014, the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the UK Department for International Development (UK aid) signed a partnership to support primary education in the provinces of Katanga, Kasaï Occidental, ...

  • Embassy Kinshasa's donated solar panels and books. (State Dept. Images)

    Embassy Kinshasa Installs Solar Panels

    Since November 4, 2014, U.S. Embassy of Kinshasa is installing solar panels at the Teacher Resource Center (TRC) in Bandundu Ville. Twelve TRCs have been built by USAID to strengthen teaching throughout the DRC. Each TRC will receive English resource books for teachers to create dynamic lessons to improve English language lessons in their classrooms.

  • Congolese Editor Solange Lusiku Nsimire says journalism is a powerful of building and preserving a troubled country's 'collective memory'. (Sylvain Muyali/Courtesy of IWMF)

    Honored For Her Death-Defying Journalism

    "Journalism is my calling, the print media is my struggle and independence is my motto," says 42-year-old Solange Lusiku Nsimire, a Congolese editor and mother of six.

  • During the closing ceremony Provincial Minister of Education Margueitte Niki Imayondo hands out certificates to the participants. (State Dept. Images)

    CALI English Teacher Training Workshop

    Senior English Language Fellow Bryce Smedley conducted a three day workshop with local secondary school teachers in Kisangani, Orientale Province. During this workshop, teachers got the chance to use new teaching resources and learn ways to incorporate issues like democracy, gender equality, human rights and ...

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  • Ambassadors' Fund for Cultural Preservation 2015

    The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Kinshasa is now accepting applications for the 2015 Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation. The deadline for applications is December 20th 2014. No extensions will be granted.  

  • Participants during the training. (State Dept. Images)
    Teacher Training in Kisangani

    Senior English Language Fellow conducts a two day workshop in Kisangani with 70 Secondary English teachers and Inspectors. The focus of the workshop is to encourage activities and lessons that promote English language learning that can engage students critical thinking skills. 

  • Public Affairs Officer Ellen Masi and the Director General for the National Agency for the Promotion of Investments Dr. Bwabwa wa Kayembe. (State Dept. Images)
    U.S. Embassy Sponsors 'Startup Weekend Kinshasa'

    US Embassy Kinshasa was a proud sponsor of Startup Weekend Kinshasa, a unique weekend to participate in the emergence of innovative startups in the field of ICT. If you want to learn more about activities showcased during the event, visit ...  

  • USAID Director Dr. Diana Putman delivers school kits. (State Dept. Images)
    USAID Awards Scholarships to 72 Primary School Girls

    On October 7, 2014, USAID distributed scholarships to 72 girls from the public Primary School (EP) 7 Kimpangi in the Kintambo commune.  

  • Deputy Chief of Mission Eric Madison discussing 'I Have a Dream'at the IRC. (State Dept. Images)
    Eric Madison Reflects on the 'I Have a Dream' Speech

    To honor the 51st anniversary of Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream” speech, Deputy Chief of Mission Eric Madison spoke to approximately 40 students and visitors to the Embassy’s Information Resource Center about the significance of the historical speech.  

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