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11 Feb 2020 | 11:51 PM UTC

DRC: Ruling party to rally in Kinshasa February 15

The Union for Democracy and Social Progress (UDPS) party announces a rally in Kinshasa on February 15; heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions expected

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Event

The ruling Union for Democracy and Social Progress (UDPS) party has called for a rally in Kinshasa on Saturday, February 15, to commemorate the anniversary of the party's founding. Supporters plan to gather at the Stade des Martyrs, however, organizers did not immediately announce a meeting time. President Félix Tshisekedi is reportedly expected to attend the event.

A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are expected near the rally.

Advice

Individuals in Kinshasa are advised to monitor the situation, anticipate localized transportation disruptions, avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities.