A funeral will be held for famed musician Ange Didier Houon, more commonly known as DJ Arafat, on Friday, August 30, at Stade Félix Houphouët-Boigny in Abidjan at 10:00 (local time). An estimated 300,000 people are expected to congregate in and around the stadium for the proceedings.
A heightened security presence, large crowds, and localized transportation disruptions are expected near the venue.
Houon, considered an icon in the Coupé Décalé genre, died after a road accident in Abidjan on Monday, August 12.
Individuals in Abidjan are advised to allow additional travel time, follow instructions issued by local authorities, and avoid all gatherings as a precaution.
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