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  • US Ambassador to the D.R. Congo James C. Swan and Vodacom General Manager Murielle Lorilaux hand out a computer to the Permanent Secretary of the Board of Administration of Universities in DRC Dr. Clément Mwabila. (State Dept. Images)

    Promotion of computer literacy at UNIKIN

    The U.S. Embassy was pleased to partner with Vodacom Congo to open a Computer Literacy Center at UNIKIN’s Faculté de Sciences on Friday, December 19, 2014. This computer literacy center is a powerful example of a successful public-private partnership that the U.S. Embassy is proud to be part of.

  • U.S. Arts Envoy Christine Kuhn and Public Affairs Officer Ellen Masi contemplate the mural at the Fine Arts Academy, Kinshasa. (State Dept. Images)

    Mural Art Workshop With U.S. Arts Envoy

    The US Embassy Kinshasa welcomed U.S. Arts Envoy Christine Kuhn who worked with Congolese artists and students from November to December 2014 to create three beautiful public murals in Kinshasa, Matadi and Bukavu. The Murals supported messages of partnership and women’s empowerment while highlighting the talent of young Congolese artists.

  • Launch of New USAID Health Project

    Launch of New USAID Health Project

    On Nov. 21, 2014, USAID launched a new health project to Support International Family Planning Organizations (SIFPO) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The project aims to improve mother and child health through activities including family planning, HIV/AIDS, diarrhea treatment, and water and sanitation.

  • 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.

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  • Honored for her Death-Defying Journalism
    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.  

  • 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.  


  • The United States is concerned about reports of violence in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, following the National Assembly's passage of electoral legislation. (Jan. 20, 2015)


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