Update 2020-01-22: Protests and road blockades in Conakry often occur at the Rond Point Bambeto and Rond Point Belle Vue traffic circles, as well as on the Transversal 1 (T1) between the N1 autoroute and the Carrefour Concasseur intersection, according to reports from the US Embassy in Guinea. Protests are also possible on the Route Le Prince between Rond Point Cosa and Rond Point Hamdallaye traffic circles.
Update 2020-01-21: During the announced protests on Tuesday (21 January), clashes between security forces and demonstrators occurred in the capital city of Conakry and other cities of Guinea. Protesters threw stones and blocked roads, security forces reacted with tear gas. Violent clashes were also reported from Dinguiraye and Nzérékoré.
2020-01-17: Opposition groups called for intensified protests against president Condé to begin on Tuesday (21 January).
Heightened security measures and operations of security forces are to be expected. Violent clashes between protesters and security forces are possible. Travellers are advised to exercise caution, to strictly avoid demonstrations, road blockades, large gatherings, and deployments of security forces, and to follow instructions from security forces.