Demonstration Alert

Location:  Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following areas:

  • The Junction of the Banjul-Serrekunda Highway and Bertil Harding Highway (Commonly referred to as Sting Corner)
  • Along the Banjul-Serrekunda Highway going toward Denton Bridge
  • Denton Bridge

Event:  Per local media reports, a demonstration and procession are scheduled to take place on Monday, December 16, 2019, between 10am and 2pm.  This event is likely to cause severe traffic congestion going in and out of Banjul.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the areas of the demonstrations
  • Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests
  • Monitor local media for updates

Assistance:

  • U.S. Embassy Banjul, The Gambia

+220-438-1341

ConsularBanjul@state.gov

U.S. Embassy Banjul website:  https://gm.usembassy.gov/