Africa

2017 Upcoming Head of State Elections in Africa
Leadership elections in Africa often raise the possibility of civil unrest. Even in instances when the electoral process goes relatively smoothly,…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Maputo (Mozambique), New Crime Trend in Maputo and…
Police in the cities of Maputo and Matola have recently noticed a new tactic used by car and accessory thieves.

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: N’Djamena (Chad), Kidnapping of French National in…
U.S. Embassy N’Djamena wishes to inform U.S. citizens of the ongoing search of a French citizen who was kidnapped by armed assailants in Eastern…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Accra (Ghana), Zika Virus Update
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its Zika travel guidance on March 10, 2017, recommending that pregnant women not travel…