Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Accra, Ghana (February 6, 2018)

Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the areas from Kwame Nkrumah Circle to the Arts Center in Accra, Ghana.

Event: Demonstrations expected to take place on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, beginning at 08:30am. The “True Driver’s Association” groups intend to protest the Ghanaian government for the recent increase in the prices of petroleum products. Approximately 100 – 200 demonstrators are expected.

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.

  • Keep a low profile.

  • Assistance:

          U.S. Embassy Accra, Ghana

          +(233) 30-27-41-000

          +(233) 30-27-41-000 (after hours)