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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 (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…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of the Congo), Planned…
The U.S. Embassy has learned that on August 15, the Bundu dia Kongo (BDK) separatist group released a video calling for protests on Monday, August…