Africa

July 26 Lusaka (Zambia) Mayoral By-Election
On July 26, nine candidates will compete in a contested by-election to fill the vacancy left by the death of Lusaka mayor Wilson Kalumba on May 15.…

Nigeria Airport Security Update
On June 22, the U.S. Mission in Nigeria, which includes the U.S. Embassy in Abuja and the U.S. Consulate in Lagos, released a Security Alert…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Alert: Durban (South Africa), Incendiary Device Discovered in Durban
An incendiary device was discovered at the Woolworths store located on 344 Dr. Pixley Kaseme Street in Durban’s Central Business District today at…

Demonstration Alert: Lusaka (Zambia), Demonstrations Expected During Mayoral Elections…
Political rallies or demonstrations may occur without significant notice throughout Zambia, particularly in the lead up to the Lusaka mayoral…

Demonstration Alert: Conakry (Guinea), Reported Demonstrations on July 12 and July 16 in…
The Embassy is aware of reports that there may be demonstrations on July 12 and July 16, and while these are not currently expected to be…