Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Events for DJ Arafat Funeral

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (August 29, 2019)   Locations:  Félix Houphouët Boigny Stadium, Plateau, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire IVOSEP Funeral Parlor, Treichville, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire Williamsville Cemetery, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire   Event: The funeral ceremony and procession in honor of popular Ivorian musician DJ Arafat will begin at the Félix Houphouët Boigny Stadium …

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Cote d’Ivoire Travel Advisory

Travel Advisory December 11, 2018 Cote d Ivoire – Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution   Exercise increased caution in Cote d’Ivoire due to crime and terrorism. Violent crime, such as carjacking, robbery, and home invasion, is common. Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, targeting areas frequented by foreigners, such as beaches. The U.S. government …

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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire (October 2, 2018) Location:  Cocody, Abidjan on Boulevard de France, south of the United States Embassy Event: Demonstrators are setting fires, blocking intersections and moving from the north through the Boulevard de France roundabout, closest to the United States Embassy. Actions to Take: Avoid the areas of the demonstrations. …

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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

September 11, 2018 Location: Université Félix Houphouët-Boigny, Cocody, Abidjan Event: Student demonstrations are taking place on September 11, 2018. U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid the area at this time. Actions to Take: Avoid the areas of the demonstrations. Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests. Monitor local media …

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