Africa

South Africa: Political Alienation and Ethnic Tensions Fuel Recent Protests in Pretoria Region
Widespread dissatisfaction toward the ruling African National Congress’s (ANC) national leadership, coupled with fractious inter-ethnic relations,…

Chloroform Suspected in Uganda Home Invasion
In late May, it was reported that three members of a U.S. organization were the victims of a home invasion and robbery in Kampala. Criminals…

Kidnapping in Angola: Mitigation Techniques
A recent string of violent kidnappings in areas popular with expatriates prompted the U.S. Embassy to release a Security Message on April 29, warning…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Juba (South Sudan), Increase in Crime
.The U.S. Embassy wishes to inform U.S. citizens of an increase in criminal incidents throughout South Sudan.

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Pretoria (South Africa), Election-Related…
The U.S. Diplomatic Mission to South Africa informs U.S. citizens that municipal elections are scheduled to take place in South Africa on August 3,…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Cape Town (South Africa), Planned Demonstration in…
The U.S. Consulate General Cape Town informs U.S. citizens that a demonstrations is expected to take place at at the U.S. Consulate General Cape Town…