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03 Oct 2018 | 04:20 AM UTC

Côte d'Ivoire: Oil transportation worker strike launched October 1

Oil transportation workers launch indefinite strike October 1; fuel shortages and associated protests may occur

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Event

Oil transportation workers launched an indefinite strike on Monday, October 1, to denounce working relations with oil stations, accused of dishonest financial practices that impact the drivers' salaries. The strike is expected to last until oil stations rectify the situation, which could cause fuel shortages throughout the country. Associated protests may also occur.

Advice

Individuals in Côte d'Ivoire area advised to monitor the situation, avoid all protests or demonstrations as a precaution, and replenish fuel supplies whenever possible.

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