Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, DRC

Location: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

Event: There are reports of political gatherings planned for Saturday November 14, 2020 in Kinshasa.  Groups are expected to form at 08:00 am starting at Place Echangeur in Limete moving toward Triomphal Boulevard in the area of the Palais du Peuple.  U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid the areas if possible.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid crowds and demonstrations.
  • Be aware of the potential for increased traffic and police presence.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.