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June 7, 2023

Alert: Travel Restrictions in Place for Zuguinchor

The U.S. Embassy is aware of the following restrictions on roads in Ziguinchor: on the RN-4, RN-5 and Departmental Road 205.

  • Travel on the RN-4, between Ziguinchor and Oulampane are only authorized between 07 am and 6pm.
  • Travel on the RN-5 between Bignona and Seleti (border with the Gambia) are only authorized between 08 am to 4 pm.
  • Travel on the Departmental Road 205, between Diouloulou and Kafountine are only authorized between 08 am and 4 pm.

U.S. citizens are reminded you are subject to the local laws and regulations while visiting or living in a foreign country and urged to comply with them.

Actions to take:

  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Avoid crowds.
  • Avoid demonstrations.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.


U.S. Embassy Dakar, Senegal
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Dakar, Senegal