DEMONSTRATION ALERT: U.S. Embassy Luanda, Angola (June 25, 2021)

Location:  Estrada de Catete, between the Cemetery of Santa Ana and Largo de Independencia . Event: Demonstrations are expected to take place on Saturday, June 26, 2021. Several local groups intend to protest against the current Angolan government.  Heavy traffic and police presence are expected. Actions to Take: Avoid the areas of the demonstrations. Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests. Monitor local ... Read More»

DEMONSTRATION ALERT: U.S. Embassy Luanda, Angola (November 11, 2020)

DEMONSTRATION ALERT: U.S. Embassy Luanda, Angola (November 11, 2020) Location: Estrada de Catete, between the Cemetery of Santa Ana and Largo de Independencia. Event: Demonstrations are expected to take place on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 against the high cost of living in Angola, unemployment, and in support of municipal elections. Current estimates suggest at least 2000 people. The rally ... Read More»

Travel Advisory: ANGOLA – Level 3 – Reconsider Travel (August 11, 2020)

Reconsider travel to Angola due to COVID-19.  Read the Department of State’s  COVID-19 page  before you plan any international travel.    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a  Level 3 Travel Health Notice  for Angola due to COVID-19.   Angola has lifted stay at home orders and resumed some transportation options and business operations.  Visit the Embassy’s  COVID-19 page  for more information on COVID-19 in Angola.   Exercise increased caution in: Urban areas due to crime and kidnapping. Read the  country information page. ... Read More»

HEALTH ALERT: U.S. Embassy, Luanda (July 9, 2020)

Location: Angola (countrywide) Event: The Angolan Ministry of Health has confirmed 386 cases of COVID-19 in Angola. While the numbers of cases of COVID-19 in Angola remain relatively low, instances of local transmission are steadily increasing.  Angola continues to operate under a strict government-imposed “State of Calamity.”  Health centers and hospitals have resumed full operations, as have ... Read More»

HEALTH ALERT: U.S. Embassy, Luanda (June 17, 2020)

Subject: HEALTH ALERT: U.S. Embassy, Luanda (June 17, 2020) Location: Angola (countrywide) Event: The Angolan Ministry of Health has confirmed 148 cases of COVID-19 in Angola. Angola remains under a continued State of Calamity.  Under the rules of the State of Calamity, health centers and hospitals may resume full operations; businesses may resume full operations with 75 ... Read More»

HEALTH ALERT: U.S. Embassy, Luanda (June 1, 2020)

Subject: HEALTH ALERT: U.S. Embassy, Luanda (June 1, 2020) Location: Angola (countrywide) Event: The Angolan Ministry of Health has confirmed 70 cases of COVID-19 in Angola. On May 25, the government of Angola downgraded the State of Emergency to a State of Calamity, which is scheduled to remain in effect through June 9.  Under the rules of ... Read More»

HEALTH ALERT: U.S. Embassy, Luanda

Subject: HEALTH ALERT: U.S. Embassy, Luanda (May 19, 2020) Location: Angola (countrywide) Event: The Angolan Ministry of Health has confirmed 50 cases of COVID-19 in Angola. On May 8, the government of Angola extended the State of Emergency measures implemented to limit the spread of COVID-19 through May 25.  Schools and universities are closed until further notice, ... Read More»

HEALTH ALERT: U.S. Embassy, Luanda

Subject: HEALTH ALERT: U.S. Embassy, Luanda (April 20, 2020) Location: Angola (countrywide) Event: The Angolan Ministry of Health has confirmed 24 cases of COVID-19 in Angola. Information on repatriation flights departing Luanda: Angolan borders remain closed and there are very few flights departing.  U.S. citizens who live in Angola should arrange for immediate return to the United ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Luanda, Angola

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Luanda, Angola (February 14, 2020) Location:  Angola Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of pneumonia first identified in Wuhan, China, caused by a novel (new) coronavirus. Visitors to Angola will undergo a health screening upon arrival at the airport or other ports of entry and will be subject to additional screening ... Read More»
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