U.S. Embassy Kigali
March 4, 2010
The U.S. Embassy in Kigali confirms there were two grenade attacks in Kigali at approximately 8:00 p.m. local time. The first occurred in the Kimironko neighborhood near the Printemps Hotel. The second was in the Kinamba neighborhood near the Gisozi Genocide Memorial. Injuries and/or casualties are unknown at this time.
U.S. citizens living or traveling in Rwanda are encouraged to register with the Embassy through the Department of State's travel registration website, so they can obtain updated information on travel and security within Rwanda. U.S. citizens without Internet access may register directly with the Embassy. By registering, U.S. citizens make it easier for the Embassy to contact them in case of emergency.
The Embassy is located at 2657 Avenue de la Gendarmerie; the mailing address is B.P. 28, Kigali, Rwanda; tel.  (252) 596-400; fax:  (252) 596-591. The consular section’s email address is consularkigali@ state.gov. American Citizens Services hours are Tuesdays from 09:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Fridays from 09:00 a.m. until noon, except for U.S. and Rwandan holidays. For after-hours emergencies, please call  (078) 830-0345. For additional information on consular services, please visit the Embassy's website.