Demonstration Alert: Paspanga, Ouagadougou

Location:  Paspanga, Ouagadougou 

Event: Student Demonstrations Called for Tomorrow, 20 May 2021

A student organization is calling for a national student demonstration on 20 May 2021 in front of the Lycee Philippe Zinda Kabore in the Paspanga neighborhood (downtown) in Ouagadougou.

Exercise caution when in the vicinity of any large gatherings or protests.  Demonstrations intended to be peaceful can quickly turn confrontational and escalate into violence. Be alert, remain aware of your surroundings, and stay informed of local media reports.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the area near the Lycee Philippe Zinda Kabore.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.


  • U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

(226) 25 49 53 00

  • State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444