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 Saturday, October 16, which may include a march starting from Rond-Point Ngaba, Kianza Avenue that proceeds towards Boulevard Lumumba ending at Limete 1ère Rue. All demonstrations have the potential to turn violent with little to no warning. Heavy traffic conditions and a police presence are expected.
Actions to Take:
- Avoid the area.
- 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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