The African Union (AU) has issued a travel advisory warning African citizens of the instability in the United States of America (USA).
The advisory, which was released on Monday, October 3, noted that the AU can provide limited emergency services to African citizens in the USA.
“The African Union warns African citizens of continued instability in the United States of America (USA). The number of unarmed black civilians murdered has dramatically increased”, said the travel advisory.
According to the AU, the potential for civil unrest is high in major cities of the USA including Texas, North Carolina and Wisconsin.
“The potential for civil unrest is high in parts of Charlotte North Carolina, Milwaukee Wisconsin, Dallas Texas and other major cities.
“As a result of the deteriorating security situation, most official AU government travel to the USA has been halted.
“The AU is able to provide limited emergency services to African citizens in the USA. Things can get out of hand any time.
“The situation is more serious now that the USA is preparing for the presidential elections in a month’s time.”
In 2016 alone, there have been seven cases of African-American deaths as a result of shootings with the most recent been the deaths of two police officers in North Carolina.
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