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U.S. Support Contributed to 70 percent COVID-19 Vaccination in Rwanda

As part of the U.S. pledge to end the pandemic by providing one billion vaccine doses to countries around the world, Rwanda received more than eight million doses of COVID-19 vaccines.  This was enough to vaccinate more than 25 percent of the entire population in Rwanda and included over one million pediatric doses to protect ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens: U.S. Citizen Town Hall in Gisenyi on December 6, 2022

Location: Gisenyi, Rwanda U.S. Embassy Kigali invites U.S. citizens residing in the Gisenyi area to meet with representatives of the U.S. Embassy and visitors from the Bureau of Consular Affairs in Washington, DC on Tuesday, December 6 from 9:00 – 11:00 AM in Gisenyi.  The purpose of the Town Hall is for the U.S. Embassy ... Read More»

COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Last updated:  10/2022 The CDC’s Order requiring proof of vaccination for non-U.S. citizen nonimmigrants to travel to the United States is still in effect.  For more information see Requirement for Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination for Air Passengers . Check the CDC website for additional information and  Frequently Asked Questions . Entry and Exit Requirements Are there COVID-related entry requirements for U.S. citizens?  No Is a ... Read More»

Worldwide Caution: Al-Qa’ida Leader’s Death

Published August 3, 2022 On July 31, 2022, the United States conducted a precision counterterrorism strike in Afghanistan that killed Ayman al-Zawahiri, Osama bin Laden’s deputy and successor as leader of al-Qa’ida.  Al- Zawahiri was one of the masterminds of the attacks against the United States on September 11, 2001, and had continued to urge ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy Kigali announces the 2023-24 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship

The U.S. Embassy in Kigali, Rwanda, is pleased to announce the 2023-2024 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program.  This one-year, fully-funded scholarship program is offered to mid-career professionals working at the policy-level who have a record of leadership, a commitment to public service, and the initiative to take full advantage of a self-defined program of independent ... Read More»