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Security Alert  – U.S. Embassy, Ezulwini

Location:  Throughout Eswatini Event:  Eswatini is experiencing dangerous civil unrest and protests across the country. The Government of the Kingdom of Eswatini announced a nationwide curfew from 1800 – 0500 hours.  KMIII Internationa Airport has suspended operations.  Communication disruptions, including internet and cell phone service, are occurring.  Security forces are actively patrolling the streets during curfew ...
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Joint Statement – EU, UK, U.S. Missions

July 1, 2021 Dialogue needed to calm tensions The EU, UK and U.S. Missions in Eswatini are concerned and deeply saddened by the violence and civil unrest across the country. We urge the Government of the Kingdom of Eswatini to exercise restraint and to respect human rights.  We urge protestors to demonstrate and voice their ...
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Mbabane

Location:  Throughout Eswatini Event:  The government of Eswatini announced a nationwide curfew from 1800 – 0500 that continues in effect.  Deadly violence and clashes with fatalities have been reported.  Some grocery stores and pharmacies are open but are experiencing long queues. Routes and land borders are now open but may close as protests pop-up around the country. Rapid COVID tests are available at ...
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Security Alert  – U.S. Embassy, Ezulwini

June 29 Location:  Throughout Eswatini Event:  The government of Eswatini has announced a nationwide curfew from 1800 – 0500 effective immediately.  Civil unrest continues in Eswatini, including the burning and looting of stores, cars and businesses.  All flights out of KMIII International Airport are suspended until further notice.  Embassy staff have been directed to remain home. Internet service ...
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Alert: CIVIL UNREST

CIVIL UNREST ALERT  – U.S. Embassy, Ezulwini Location:  Throughout Eswatini Event:  The U.S. Embassy is advising all U.S. citizens to be aware of civil unrest unfolding in Eswatini, including the burning and looting of stores, cars and businesses.  Protests have been building in Mbabane throughout the morning and shops are closing. The U.S. Embassy is strongly urging all citizens, ...
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