Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Niamey, Niger (20 August, 2018)

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Niamey, Niger (20 August, 2018)   Location:  Country-wide, Niger Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Niger will be closed on Wednesday, August 22 and Thursday, August 23 in observance of the Tabaski holiday (Eid al-Adha).  The U.S. Embassy will reopen on Friday, August 24. Please exercise caution and be aware ...
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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Niamey, Niger (13 June 2018)

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Niamey, Niger (13 June 2018)   Location:  Niger Event:  During Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr security measures in Niger remain heightened due to ongoing and persistent threats posed by extremist groups.  U.S. citizens should expect additional police and military checkpoints and increased security throughout the country. Actions to Take: Review ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration, Sunday October 29, 2017

U.S. Embassy, Niamey Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration, Sunday October 29, 2017     U.S. Embassy Niamey informs U.S. citizens that a large demonstration, organized by the Civil Society Association, is ongoing and advises against driving through downtown Niamey today, to include areas near ‎the Grand Marche and Petite Marche. It has been reported that ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Ongoing Risks of Travel in Niger

U.S. Embassy Niamey, Niger Security Message for U.S. Citizens:  Security Awareness October 12, 2017     The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of the ongoing risks of travel in Niger related to terrorist activity, kidnappings, and violent crime, especially in the Tillaberi and Diffa regions. Review your personal security plans, remain aware of your surroundings, including ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Teachers’ Strike Continues, March 13 – 17, 2017

United States Embassy Niamey U.S. Embassy Niamey informs U.S. citizens of a continued teachers’ strike that will be extended from March 13 – 17, 2017, if a resolution is not reached over the weekend. In past instances in which education contractors and teachers have gone on strike, students have become agitated and started spontaneous demonstrations in ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Town Hall meeting for all Americans on Thursday, October 27 at 5:00 p.m.

This message is to inform U.S. Citizens that there will be a Town Hall meeting open to all Americans on Thursday, October 27 at 5:00 p.m. at the American Cultural Center located at Rue de la Tapoa in Niamey. This will be an opportunity to discuss recent events and their effect on the current security ...
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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens – U.S. citizen resident in Tahoua region kidnapped, October 15, 2016

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens October 15, 2016   A U.S. citizen resident in Tahoua region, Niger, was kidnapped by an unknown group of assailants on October 14, 2016. The U. S. Embassy Niamey reminds U.S. citizens that the threat of kidnapping and hostage taking continues to be very high. There are no further details regarding the ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Rift Valley Fever Outbreak September 22, 2016

United States Embassy Niamey, Niger The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that on September 21, the Government of Niger confirmed an outbreak of Rift Valley Fever (RVF).  At this time, the outbreak is thought to be confined to the Tahoua region.  The outbreak was detected through both human and animal cases over the past three ...
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Absentee Voting Week Sep. 26 – Oct. 3

Be an Active Voter by taking the necessary steps to vote in the 2016 U.S. elections and participating in Absentee Voting Week! In many states, the voter registration deadline for the November 2016 elections is October 10. For some voters this might mean their paper voter registration and absentee ballot request must reach their local ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations in Niamey Week of August 29

United States Embassy Niamey U.S. Embassy Niamey informs U.S. citizens that demonstrations are expected throughout the week of August 29 to September 3 in the area of the Grand Marché and along the adjacent portions of Avenue de la Liberté. Large crowds are expected in the area in protest of recent municipal actions to clear temporary ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration August 29, 2016

United States Embassy Niamey   Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration August 29, 2016   U.S. Embassy Niamey informs U.S. citizens that demonstrations are expected throughout the day on August 29 in the area of the Grand Marché and along the adjacent portions of Avenue de la Liberté. There are large crowds in the area. ...
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Celebrate Independence Day

  Celebrate Independence Day   The U.S. Embassy in Niamey would like to invite you to celebrate Independence Day with a day of water games and Potluck BBQ!  Please join us on Saturday, July 2, 2016 from 15:00 until 19:00 at the Ambassador’s residence, on the Rue des Ambassades (across from the Embassy).  Please bring ...
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Consular Section Closed July 11-22

U.S. Embassy Niamey, Niger Routine Message for U.S. Citizens:  Consular Section Closed July 11-22 June 27, 2016 The Embassy would like to inform U.S. citizens that the Consular Section will be closed to the public from July 11­­ – 22, 2016.  Emergency services for U.S. Citizens will still be available, but the Embassy will not ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Update Your Contact Information with the Embassy

U.S. Embassy Niamey, Niger Routine Message for U.S. Citizens: Update your Contact Information with the Embassy January 11, 2015 The U.S. Embassy in Niger is in the process of updating contact information of U.S. Citizens visiting or living in Niger in order to improve our communication with U.S. Citizens during emergencies. We are requesting that ...
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New Visa requirement for U.S. Citizens traveling to Côte d’Ivoire

The Government of Côte d’Ivoire has advised the U.S. Embassy in Abidjan that effective February 15, 2009, American passport holders will be required to obtain an Ivorian visa for entry into Côte d’Ivoire.  The U.S. Embassy expects to receive soon detailed information about the new visa procedures that will be published and distributed.  Until then, ...
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Entry & Exit Requirements to Niger

A passport, visa, and proof of yellow fever inoculation are required. Travelers from the United States must obtain a visa before arriving in Niger. The Government of Niger issued a notice that persons who fail to obtain a visa before arrival in Niger will be denied entry to Niger. Travelers should obtain the latest information ...
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