On 6 November 2023, the U.S. Embassy in Kampala issued a Security Alert, which reads in part as follows: “Due to increased terrorist activity, U.S. Embassy Kampala recommends that individuals exercise an elevated degree of caution and reconsider attendance at upcoming large public gatherings, such as large-scale worship services and music and cultural festivals in Kampala and Jinja. Additionally, be mindful when visiting locations where people tend to gather such as hotels, malls, and marketplaces.”