South Sudan — Travel Advisory — Level 4: Do Not Travel

Do not travel to South Sudan due to crime and armed conflict. Violent crime, such as carjackings, shootings, ambushes, assaults, robberies, and kidnappings is common throughout South Sudan, including Juba. Armed conflict is ongoing throughout the country and includes fighting between various political and ethnic groups, and weapons are readily available to the population.  In ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Juba (May 7, 2018)

Location: Juba, South Sudan Event: Effective immediately and until further notice, the Embassy’s curfew for unofficial travel has been changed from 8:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The Embassy’s curfew for official travel remains 8:30 p.m. Actions to Take: · Use caution when walking or driving at night. · Carry proper identification, including a U.S. passport ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Juba (April 20, 2018)

Location: Juba, South Sudan Event: Following incidents this week of armed altercations in the Luri district, approximately eight miles west of Juba, there has been heightened screening of vehicles and people at security checkpoints around Juba. ·        Effective immediately and until 6:30 a.m. Monday, April 23, 2018, the Embassy’s curfew has been temporarily changed from 8:30 ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Juba

Location:  Throughout South Sudan Event:  Demonstrations are being organized in several locations throughout the country to protest the recent announcement of the U.S. arms embargo. Actions to Take: Avoid the areas of the demonstration. Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests. Monitor local media for updates. Keep a low profile. ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Juba

Location: Dr. John Garang Mausoleum walking towards the U.S. Embassy located on Kololo Road. Currently outside the U.S. Embassy. Event: Eye witness accounts estimated a crowd between 500 and 2,000 assembling this morning and moving towards the U.S. Embassy. There is no announced timeframe for the demonstration. The Embassy has been informed that anti-U.S. protests ...
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