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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 Situation in Kenya: Recent Attacks and Threats During the World Cup
On June 15, militants in Kenya attacked the coastal town of Mpeketoni in Lamu County, killing an estimated 48 men, most of whom were watching a World…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Mogadishu (Somalia), Security in Somalia
The U.S. Mission to Somalia reminds U.S. citizens of the U.S. government’s recommendation to avoid all travel to Somalia.

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Mogadishu (Somalia), Reminder on Personal Security
U.S. Embassy Nairobi would like to remind U.S. citizens to exercise caution and remain aware of your surroundings should you decide to travel or…