This is an annual report produced in conjunction with the Regional Security Office at the U.S. Embassy in Bangui.
In 2018, the U.S. Department of State introduced the Travel Advisory system. Fifteen months after the system went into effect, the Department has unveiled its first significant modification: the addition of a new, separa...
Do not travel to Central African Republic (CAR) due to crime, civil unrest, and kidnapping.
Do not travel to Central African Republic (CAR) due to crime and civil unrest.
National Day celebrations will take place on Saturday, December 1. A parade is schedule to commence at 09:00 a.m. Roadblocks and protests may occur.
Reports of gunfire in several neighborhoods throughout Bangui.
Bangui is experiencing a ville mort (“ghost town” protest). Reports of unofficial barricades, and harassment of travelers throughout the city.
Gunfire and unrest emanating from Bangui’s PK5 neighborhood, but spreading throughout the city. There are reports of violence along Independence Avenue and crowds at the PK0 and Boganda roundabouts
Overseas Security Advisory Council
Bureau of Diplomatic Security
U.S. Department of State