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11 Dec 2019 | 08:06 AM UTC

DRC: Protesters demand pension payouts in Lubumbashi December 11

Protesters stage demonstrations in Lubumbashi demanding pension payouts December 11; further protests likely

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Event

Several protesters employed by mining and other companies staged a demonstration in Lubumbashi on Wednesday, December 11, to demand pension pay-outs that are 15 years overdue. 

Further related protests are possible in the coming days. A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are to be expected near any protest site.

Advice

Individuals in Lubumbashi are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities.