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Political Unrest in Kinshasa (DR Congo), Part II: Increasing Armed Attacks and Bundu dia Kongo (BDK) Militancy
Continued delays in elections have prompted a series of anti-government protests throughout the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), particularly…

Political Unrest in Kinshasa (DR Congo), Part I: Delayed Elections and Recurring Opposition Protests
Continued elections delays, economic decline, and worsening conflict in central and eastern DRC have led to rising popular discontent with the DRC…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Kinshasa (DR Congo), Planned March for November 30
The U.S. Embassy is aware of reports that some political parties have called for a peaceful protest march in Kinshasa on November 30, 2017. While…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Kinshasa (D.R. Congo), Suspicious Object
On Sunday, September 17, 2017, U.S. Embassy security officials located a suspicious object on the grounds of a U.S. Mission residence. Embassy…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of the Congo), Soccer…
On Tuesday, September 5, 2017, the Democratic Republic of Congo’s soccer team will be playing against Tunisia. The match will take place at the…