2020-09-17: In Ivory Coast, several opposition groups and politicians have called for demonstrations after 40 candidates were not admitted to the presidential election on 31 October. Precise locations and dates for the demonstrations are not yet known. On Tuesday (15 September), the government of the country extended a countrywide ban on demonstrations until at least 30 September.
Heightened security measures are to be expected, local traffic disruptions are possible. Violent incidents cannot be ruled out. Travellers should avoid demonstrations and follow instructions by authorities.