Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Harare, Zimbabwe

August 15, 2019 Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following neighborhood in Harare, Zimbabwe: Harare Central Business District (CBD) Event: A potentially large MDC-Alliance demonstration and march is expected to take place on Friday, August 16 from 10:00am to 14:30pm starting at Africa Unity Square. The route is anticipated to …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Harare, Zimbabwe

Location: Zimbabwe, country-wide Event: Country wide protests, military checkpoints, disruption of internet and social media sites Many grocery stores, schools, fuel stations, and local businesses re-opened on January 17.  The government restored internet service on January 17, but turned it off as of January 18 with no date given for its restoration.  Hospitals remain open …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Harare, Zimbabwe

Security Alert: Continued street blockades and military checkpoints, government disruption of internet, reports of abuse and violence across Zimbabwe by security agents and political party supporters. Location: Across Zimbabwe Event:  In response to protests over fuel shortages and price hikes, police dispersed tear gas against protesters in Bulawayo, Harare, and Mutare on January 14.   On …

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Security Alert: Continued street blockades & military checkpoints, disruption of social media sites, reports of police abuse and violence

January 15, 2019 Location: Across Zimbabwe Event: In response to protests over fuel shortages and price hikes, police dispersed tear gas against protesters in Bulawayo, Harare, and Mutare on January 14.   On January 15, the Embassy received reports of clashes between security forces and residents in satellite neighborhoods in Harare and Bulawayo.  The Zimbabwe Association …

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