Africa

Westerner Kidnapped in Burkina Faso
On April 4, an unidentified armed group kidnapped a Romanian security officer and wounded two others at a manganese mining site in northeast Burkina…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Pretoria (South Africa), Violence Against Foreign…
On April 15, there were incidents of violence and protest directed at foreigner nationals in the Johannesburg central business district (CBD). The…

Message for U.S. Citizens: Pretoria (South Africa),
This message serves as a reminder that on June 1, 2015, the South African Department of Home Affairs will institute new immigration regulations for…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Durban (South Africa), Planned Demonstration in…
This message is issued to inform U.S. citizens to a demonstration planned for April 16 in Durban’s central business district.