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US and Australia Issue Travel Advisories for Kenya Amid Anti-Finance Bill Protests

US and Australia Issue Travel Advisories for Kenya Amid Anti-Finance Bill Protests

The United States and Australia have issued travel advisories for their citizens in Kenya concerning nationwide protests scheduled for Tuesday, June 25.

Both countries have advised their citizens to be cautious and avoid crowded areas during the anti-Finance Bill 2024 demonstrations.

The US advisory specifically warns against visiting Nairobi’s Central Business District and other cities in Kenya during this period.

The US statement notes that protests related to the Finance Bill of 2024 are anticipated, particularly in Nairobi and other Kenyan cities on June 25 and June 27. The statement acknowledges organizers’ intentions for peaceful events but cautions that large gatherings can escalate unexpectedly, potentially affecting multiple areas within cities. Travelers are advised to stay vigilant, steer clear of demonstrations, and anticipate traffic disruptions.

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In addition, US citizens are instructed to monitor local media for updates, avoid crowds, maintain a low profile, inform loved ones of their safety, remain aware of their surroundings, review personal security plans, and always carry identification documents along with a valid Kenyan visa.

Similarly, Australia expressed concerns about potential violence and disruptions due to the nationwide protests over the Finance Bill 2024.

Australian advisories also underscore the risk of terrorist attacks in major cities like Nairobi during this period of unrest.

Australians in Kenya are urged to exercise caution and stay informed about safety updates before traveling within the country.

Despite ongoing protests against the controversial bill across Kenya, authorities have deployed police to ensure public order and safety.

US and Australia Issue Travel Advisories for Kenya Amid Anti-Finance Bill Protests

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