Security Alert — Togo Presidential elections on Saturday, February 22, 2020

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Lome, Togo – February 18, 2020   Location: Land borders with Togo Event: Presidential elections will take place in Togo on Saturday, February 22, 2020.  Togo’s land borders with neighboring countries — Benin, Ghana, and Burkina Faso — will be closed for 24 hours on election day. Actions to Take: Avoid overland …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Lome, Togo

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Lome, Togo (January 23, 2018) Location: Keran, Togo Event: The Ministry of Health in Togo confirmed cases of Lassa Fever, a rare but potentially life-threatening viral hemorrhagic disease. Actions to take: Consult a medical professional if you have been in direct contact with an infected person within the past three …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Protests in Downtown Lome October 18, 2017

The U.S. Embassy has learned that protestors are currently gathering in the downtown area near Dekon/Boulevard Circulaire and throwing rocks at passing vehicles. Please avoid the downtown area as the situation may escalate and become violent. Police disperse unauthorized demonstrations that interfere with road traffic – particularly on National Route 1 – using nonlethal measures …

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