Anti-government demonstrators are set to gather in the capital Niamey on Friday, October 9, to denounce alleged authoritarian tendencies of the government. Reports indicate that participants will gather at 09:00 (local time) and march from Place Toumo to the National Assembly building.
A heightened security presence and localized travel disruptions should be anticipated in the vicinity of the event.
Those in Niamey are advised to monitor the situation, avoid demonstrations as a precaution, and heed instructions issued by local authorities
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