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.
- 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
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