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Al-Shabaab Attack at Garissa University College
On April 2, between 5 and 5:30 a.m., four masked gunmen attacked the campus at Garissa University College, Garissa County, approximately 90 miles…

Al-Shabaab Shopping Mall Threat
On February 21, the Somalia-based Islamic extremist group al-Shabaab released a documentary-style video through its Twitter account titled The…

Security Laws (Amendment) Act
On December 18, Kenya’s National Assembly passed the Security Laws (Amendment) Bill, including amendments to 22 laws aimed at enhancing Kenya’s…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Nairobi (Kenya), Reports of Attack in Garissa
The U.S. Embassy in Nairobi has received reports of an ongoing attack at Moi University, Garissa Campus, in Garissa, Kenya. According to the…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Nairobi (Kenya), Media Reports Death of al-Shabaab…
n light of many media accounts regarding the reported death of a key al-Shabaab leader, Adan Garaar, on March 12, the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi would…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Nairobi (Kenya), al Shabaab Mall Threat
A group purporting to be al-Shabaab posted a video online urging Muslims to attack shopping malls in Kenya, the United States, and other Western…