Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, DRC

Location: Blvd Triomphal, by Palais du Peuple and Stade des Martyrs, Gombe, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) 

Event: There is a planned demonstration starting at 12:00 noon.  U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid the area.  Even protest activity that starts peaceful can become confrontational quickly.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the area on Boulevard Triomphal.
  • Avoid crowds and demonstrations.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.