The United States Embassy in Kinshasa said on Saturday it had received “credible and specific information of a possible terrorist threat against U.S. Government facilities in Kinshasa”.
“In response, the U.S. Mission will be closed to the public and only staffing minimal employees on Monday, November 26, 2018,” the embassy said in a statement on its website.
The government said U.S. citizens in need of emergency services can call 081-556-0151.
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“U.S. citizens in Kinshasa and throughout the DRC are strongly encouraged to maintain a heightened level of vigilance and practice good situational awareness,” the embassy said.
The terrorist alert comes months to a presidential election in DRC.