Location: Area surrounding U.S. Embassy, Ezulwini
Event: The U.S. Embassy has been notified by the Swaziland National Teachers Association of a gathering of several hundred teachers near the U.S. Embassy today, beginning this morning, Thursday, January 27 at approximately 1000 hours. Embassy staff has been directed to remain in the building. U.S. citizens are urged to avoid the area of the U.S. Embassy until mid-afternoon. The Consular entrance will be closed from mid-morning through mid-afternoon. U.S. citizens needing emergency services should call the Consular Section.
Actions to Take:
- Avoid the area of the U.S. Embassy
- Monitor local media for updates.
- Avoid crowds.
U.S. Embassy in Eswatini/Swaziland
Corner of MR103 and Cultural Centre Drive, Ezulwini
+268 2417 9000
+268 7602 8414 (after hours duty officer for emergencies)
State Department, Consular Affairs
888-407 4747 or 202-501-4444
Swaziland/Eswatini country information: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/international-travel/International-Travel-Country-Information-Pages/Swaziland.html
Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates: https://step.state.gov/step/ or provide the consular section with your name and contact information by email or telephone.