Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Location: CENI, Boulevard du 30 Juin, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Event: Be advised that Boulevard du 30 Juin is blocked by PNC from Sozacom building to Avenue des Aviateurs in anticipation of a possible protest at the CENI Head Quarters today December 22, 2021. Heavy police presence and barriers have been observed at Dumi, Wagenia and Dongo. U.S. citizens are reminded that demonstrations have the potential to turn violent with little to no warning.

Actions to take:

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