Demonstration Alert for October 14, 2020: U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, DRC

Location: A demonstration march is planned from Place Pascal, Commune of Masina through Boulevards Lubumba/Sendwe/Triomphal, to Place Triomphale and Avenue de L’Enseignment, Commune of Kasavuba, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

Event: There is a planned demonstration march for Wednesday October 14 starting at 08:00 a.m. and ending at 17:00 in commune of Kasavuba.  U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid the area.  Even protest activity that starts peaceful can become confrontational quickly.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the area, crowds, and demonstrations.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.