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Alert – U. S. Embassy Niamey (August 17, 2022)
August 17, 2022

Alert – U. S. Embassy Niamey (August 17, 2022)

Location:  RN6 highway west of Niamey

Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Niamey advises U.S. citizens of an increase in terrorist activity in areas closer to Niamey following two recent attacks along RN6 highway west of the capital.

U.S. Embassy personnel may move freely within most of Niamey’s city limits (péage).  However, security escorts are required for embassy personnel when frequenting La Pilule riverfront area, dining at le Sloughi Restaurant, and visiting Three Sisters recreational area.


  • Review your personal security plans
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Always carry a radio and/or cell phone
  • Stay alert in locations frequented by tourists/westerners
  • Refer to the Niger Travel Advisory dated April 20, 2022 for additional information