From the Canadian Government’s Travel Advice website

Recent Updates: The Safety and security tab was updated – kidnappings.

Advisory Text: Avoid non-essential travel (with regional advisories)

There is an increase in cases of kidnappings-for-ransom in Maniema, South Kivu and North Kivu, including in Goma. Foreigners are increasingly targeted. Remain vigilant at all times and use varied and unpredictable routes and schedules when moving from one place to another.

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