Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea (February 7, 2018)

February 7, 2018

Location: Conakry and outlying regions of Guinea including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Rue le Prince between Bambetto and Hamdalleye circles
  • Bonfi
  • Dixinn

Event: Sporadic violent demonstrations stemming from local elections held on February 4. Roads are temporarily blocked and demonstrators are throwing rocks at drivers.

Actions to take:

  • Avoid the area around Bambeto Circle
  • Avoid demonstrations
  • Avoid crowds
  • Be aware of your surroundings
  • Review your personal security plans
  • Monitor local media for updates