Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Maputo, Mozambique (September 5, 2019)
Location: EN4 Toll Route between Maputo and Komatipoort and Nelspruit, South Africa
Event: On September 4, 2019, there was a road blockade in Matola along the EN4, the route which leads to Nelspruit from Maputo. Press have reported that this blockade was erected in response to the ongoing protests in South Africa. Please be advised that such traffic delays or disruptions in Mozambique can occur quickly and without warning.
Actions to Take:
• Monitor local media for updates;
• Review your personal security plans; and
• Avoid demonstrations and unexpected crowds.
• U.S. Embassy Maputo, Mozambique
+258 21 49 2797
+258 21 49 0723 (after hours)
• U.S State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 / 202-501-4444
• Mozambique Country Information
• Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates.