Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Location: Independence Avenue

Event: Demonstration on December 7, Downtown Windhoek

The U.S. Embassy in Windhoek has received reports of a demonstration organized by a former presidential candidate, to protest the result of the recent presidential elections. On Saturday, December 7 he and his supporters will march down Independence Avenue to the Katutura Youth Complex from four different locations in downtown Windhoek. The march will begin at 08:00 and finish at approximately 10:00.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the areas of the demonstration.
  • Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Keep a low profile.