The Zimbabwe general election is on 23 August. Civil unrest and political violence may increase in the lead-up to and following the general election. Political rallies are occurring, resulting in an increased police presence, road closures and general congestion. Follow the advice of local authorities.

We advise:

Exercise a high degree of caution in Zimbabwe due to the risk of crime and the possibility of civil unrest and political violence.


We've reviewed our advice for Turkmenistan and continue to advise, reconsider your need to travel. Higher levels apply. You need a visa for Turkmenistan, even if you're only transiting. Get a visa before you arrive, and don't overstay your visa, as there are penalties...

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We've reviewed our travel advice for Angola and continue to advise exercise a high degree of caution. You don't need a visa to visit Angola as a tourist. For all other travel, apply for a visa online with Angola's Serviço de Migração (see 'Travel'). We advise:...

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We've reviewed our advice for Tunisia and continue to advise exercise a high degree of caution overall due to the threat of terrorism. Higher levels apply in some areas. Protests, demonstrations and strikes can occur throughout Tunisia with little or no warning and...

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