FCO Travel Advice for - Rwanda

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  • Events associated with the conflict in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have occurred close to the Rwanda/DRC border. You should be alert to the possibility of incursions, stray bullets or artillery fire entering Rwanda. See Local Travel.

  • During 2011 and early 2012 there was a series of grenade attacks in various places throughout Rwanda but predominantly in Kigali.

  • Crime levels are relatively low but there have been recent incidents of street crime. See Crime.

  • There is a low threat from terrorism. See Terrorism.

  • Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.
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