News Alerts

15 Jul 2020 | 05:04 AM UTC

Guinea: Protesters gather in Siguiri July 14

Guinea News Alert

Protesters gather in Siguiri (Kankan region) on July 14 to denounce poor service delivery; further protests likely over the near term

TIMEFRAME expected from 7/15/2020, 12:00 AM until 7/17/2020, 11:59 PM (Africa/Conakry). COUNTRY/REGION Siguiri


Demonstrators gathered in Siguiri (Kankan region) on Tuesday, July 14, amid protests denouncing poor service delivery, including power outages, the lack of running water, and the dilapidated roads in the region. Police intervened in the protests and dispersed crowds using tear gas; several people were injured as a result, including two critically.

Further protests are likely in the near term. Associated disruptions to transportation and business are to be expected around demonstration sites.


Individuals in Siguiri are advised to monitor developments, avoid all demonstrations and political gatherings as a precaution, and anticipate a heightened security presence and localized disruptions to transportation and business around protest sites.


Copyright and Disclaimer
GardaWorld is the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in the material presented on this website. All such rights are reserved. The use of this website and its material is subject to the Terms of Use and accordingly you must not use any content from this website for commercial or other analogous purposes without our consent, including but not limited to any deep-linking or framing in order to copy, distribute, display or monitor any portion of the website. If you have any questions or are interested in distributing any content from this website, Contact us for more details.

Related news