Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Location: SWAPO Party District and Regional Offices Nationwide

 Event: Demonstrations beginning March 7, 2020

The U.S. Embassy in Windhoek has received reports of multiple demonstrations organized by the SWAPO Party. The Party is calling for peaceful demonstrations commencing March 7, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. at all 121 SWAPO Party District Offices and 14 SWAPO Party Regional Offices, and continuing through the March 21 presidential inauguration.

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.