Marches Announced for March 8, 2019 in Nairobi
Location: Announced gathering point is Uhuru Park, adjacent to the Central Business District, Nairobi.
Event: Kenyan organizers have announced two marches to take place on March 8, 2019, beginning at 8:00 a.m. One march is in support of women’s rights, while the other is to protest corruption. Organizers claim there will be approximately 100,000 demonstrators attending the anti-corruption event. U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid the downtown area.
Actions to take:
Avoid the area of the marches.
Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
Monitor local media for updates.
U.S. Embassy Nairobi, Kenya
+254 (0) 20 363 6451
+254 (0) 20 363 6170 (after hours)
State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
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