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Demonstration Alert: Bobo Dioulasso – U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou

Location:  Bobo-Dioulasso Event: The U.S. Embassy received reports of an ongoing demonstration currently taking place in Bobo-Dioulasso.   According to reports, the Police used tear gas to disperse a crowd at the Tiero-Amaro Palace and protesters continue to demonstrate througout the city.    Exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings or protests. Even demonstrations intended to ...
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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Location: Burkina Faso  Event:  The Burkina Faso Ministry of Health confirmed 845 cases of COVID-19 and 53 related deaths in Burkina Faso. Encourage your friends and family members to register at step.state.gov so they receive Embassy updates. The staff at U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou continues teleworking full time. The Embassy remains open and continues to operate in Burkina Faso.  American ...
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Health Alert: TIME SENSITIVE NEW DEPARTURE TIME FOR MAY 21 FLIGHT – U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou

Health Alert: TIME SENSITIVE NEW DEPARTURE TIME FOR MAY 21 FLIGHT – U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou (20 May 2020) Location: Burkina Faso  Event: NEW DEPARTURE TIME FOR MAY 21 FLIGHT: 12:20 PM. Ethiopian Airlines just informed the Embassy that the flight scheduled for tomorrow, May 21 will BE DEPARTING AT 12:20 pm from Ouagadougou; please be at the ...
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Health Alert: UPDATE Flight Tentatively Scheduled for May 20 – U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Location: Burkina Faso  Event:  STATUS OF MAY 20 FLIGHT Thank you for your patience.  We are continuing to pursue every option to make the flight possible.  The flight remains tentative, but has been rescheduled to Thursday, May 21, 2020 pending final confirmation.   The Embassy of the United States in Ouagadougou has tentatively scheduled a special commercial flight ...
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