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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Lilongwe (January 24, 2020)
January 27, 2020


Location: Malawi

Event: Constitutional Court Announcement

The Malawian Constitution Court is expected to announce election-related information sometime between January 27, 2020 and February 3, 2020.  Crowds may gather in anticipation and or as a result of these announcements.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid large crowds and always leave yourself room to maneuver.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • If you see a barrier or individuals blocking your path, turn around and find an alternate route. If you unable to depart, keep your windows up and your doors locked, seek shelter if needed.
  • Monitor local news for updated information.


U.S. Embassy Lilongwe, Malawi