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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Banjul, The Gambia (December 1, 2022)
December 1, 2022

Location:  Sait Matty Road, Bakau, The Gambia

Event:  There is a protest going on at Sait Matty Road, Bakau.  Police are on site and have reportedly used tear gas.  The Embassy sent a security notice to U.S. government personnel advising them to avoid this area.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid Bakau area
  • Monitor local media for updates
  • Keep a low profile
  • Be aware of you surroundings


  • U.S. Embassy Banjul, The Gambia
  • Phone number:  +220 439-2856, ext. 1341
  • Email address:  ConsularBanjul@state.gov
  • The Gambia country information
  • State Department – Consular Affairs
  • 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
  • Read The Gambia country information page