Africa

Threat of Niger Delta Criminality to Other Parts of the Gulf of Guinea
This report was produced as part of OSAC's Annual Briefing Series. The recent surge in violent crime in Nigeria’s hydrocarbon-rich Niger Delta region…

Gambian Presidential Election Unlikely to Lead to Widespread Violence
Gambian President Yahya Jammeh will likely win The Gambia’s upcoming presidential election, scheduled for December 1. Jammeh has presided over The…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Bujumbura (Burundi), Continued Terrorist Threats in…
This Emergency Message is to alert all U.S. citizens living in Burundi of heightened security concerns that regional terror groups remain actively…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Banjul (The Gambia), Embassy Limited Operations…
The U.S. Embassy in Banjul is unavailable for all non-emergency services on December 2, 2016. The government of The Gambia has suspended internet…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Banjul (The Gambia), Gambian Election Results
Results from the Gambian election are being announced. The announcement is likely to lead to widespread public demonstrations. The U.S. Embassy in…