News & Events

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Bujumbura, Burundi

Location: Bujumbura Event: Due to multiple reports of explosions in Bujumbura, the U.S. Embassy is ordering its personnel to return to and remain in their residences this evening. Private U.S. citizens are advised to take similar precautions and monitor local media. Actions to Take: Be aware of your surroundings Monitor local media Follow the instructions of ...
Read More»

Press Release for Turi Kumwe Project Launch / Communiqué de presse pour le lancement du projet Turi Kumwe

Press Release for Turi Kumwe Project Launch U.S. Embassy and Burundian Ministry of EAC Affairs, Youth, Sports and Culture Help Launch New Youth Program In the coming days, the U.S. Ambassador to Burundi and the Minister of East African Community Affairs, Youth, Sports and Culture, along with local administration and National Youth Council representatives, religious ...
Read More»

Security Alert: Reports of Explosions in Bujumbura

Security Alert: Reports of Explosions in Bujumbura (May 25, 2021) Location: Bujumbura Event: Due to multiple reports of explosions in Bujumbura, the U.S. Embassy is ordering its personnel to shelter in place until further notice. Private U.S. citizens are advised to take similar precautions and monitor local media. Actions to Take: Be aware of your ...
Read More»

Presentation of Credentials by Ambassador Melanie H. Higgins

Ambassador of United States to Burundi Melanie H. Higgins presented her credentials on March 2, 2021 at Ntare House. In her speech, Ambassador Higgins reiterated the U.S commitment to a strong bilateral relationship with Burundi.  Ambassador Higgins appreciated the warm welcome and that she plans to travel and discover the country. Ambassador Higgins expressed how she ...
Read More»