Location: Masina 3 to the Palais du People, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)
Event: There are reports of possible demonstration activity in Kinshasa for Wednesday (September 29) which may include a march starting from Masina 3 that proceeds towards the Palais du People. All demonstrations have the potential to turn violent with little to no warning. Heavy traffic conditions and a police presence are expected. U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid the area.
Actions to take:
• Avoid crowds and demonstrations.
• Be aware of your surroundings.
• Monitor local media for updates.
- U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 310 Avenue des Aviateurs, Kinshasa/Gombe, +243 81-556-0151/0152 or +243-972-616-193 (after hours and weekends).
State Department – Consular Affairs +1 888-407-4747 or +1 202-501-4444
- Democratic Republic of Congo Country Information
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