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Security Alert: Unrest in Haut Katanga, Lualaba, and Tanganyika Provinces (27 August 2021)

Location: Unrest in Haut Katanga, Lualaba, and Tanganyika Provinces, Democratic Republic of the Congo Event: Demonstrations, unrest, and police activity continue in Haut Katanga, Lualaba, and Tanganyika Provinces.  It is unclear whether the situation there will stabilize or turn violent.  U.S. Mission personnel are currently not permitted to travel to these areas. Actions to take: ...
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Security Alert: Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Location: Various locations, Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo Event: There are reports of unrest and police activity in various parts of Lubumbashi. Actions to take: Avoid crowds and demonstrations. Be aware of your surroundings. Monitor local media for updates. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 310 Avenue des Aviateurs, Kinshasa/Gombe, +243 ...
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Security Alert: Kinshasa

Location: Boulevard du 30 Juin, near Banque Commerciale du Congo, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo Event:  There are reports of looting on Boulevard du 30 Juin near the Banque Commerciale du Congo (BCDC), with police using teargas to disperse crowds.   Actions to take: Avoid the area aorund BCDC. Avoid crowds. Be aware of your surroundings. ...
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Online Auction

  The Embassy of the United States of America in Kinshasa announces to the public that it is holding an online auction of empty 40-foot containers. Please visit the Embassy’s auction site at (French https://online-auction.state.gov/fr-FR) or (English https://online-auction.state.gov/) and click on “Kinshasa” to see current or upcoming items for sale. After having clicked on “Kinshasa”, ...
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