Africa

Ivoirian Soldiers' Military Mutiny
Disgruntled soldiers from various armed segments within the Ivoirian army are demanding the payment of overdue bonuses promised to them as part of a…

Meningitis Outbreak in West Africa
The meningitis belt of sub-Saharan Africa, which includes over 400 million people in 26 countries, tends to see periodic waves of meningitis…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Djibouti (Djibouti), Holiday Security Reminder
The U.S. Embassy encourages U.S. citizens to exercise caution during Ramadan and Djibouti's Independence Day.

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Niamey (Niger), Threat of Kidnapping in Diffa
The U.S. Embassy advises U.S. citizens that terrorist groups may be targeting western humanitarian workers in Niger’s Diffa region for kidnapping.

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Brazzaville (Republic of Congo), Security Update:…
The U.S. Embassy in Brazzaville informs U.S. citizens of reports of possible attacks against security personnel and civilians in several districts in…