Location: Lingwala and Gombe, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)
Event: A demonstration is planned in the morning today (May 3) starting at the Huileries roundabout in the commune of Lingwala and moving to the Prime Minister’s office on Avenue Roi Baudoin in Gombe. Increased traffic and police presence are likely.
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
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