Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, DRC

Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, DRC (November 17, 2020)

Location: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

Event: A march is planned for Wednesday November 18, 2020 in Kinshasa.  The march is expected to start at 09:00 am near the Tour de l’Echangeur in Limete, proceed through Boulevard Lumumba, Boulevard Triomphal, the Kimpwanza roundabout, and end at the Terrain de Football d’Assossa in Kasa-Vuba.  U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid the area if possible and be alert.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid crowds and demonstrations.
  • Be aware of the potential for increased traffic and police presence.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.