Africa

Travel Advisories Add Kidnapping Indicator
In 2018, the U.S. Department of State introduced the Travel Advisory system. Fifteen months after the system went into effect, the Department has…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Alert: Burkina Faso, Terror Groups Continue Plotting
Terrorist groups continue plotting attacks in Burkina Faso.

Security Alert: Kenya, Enhanced Police Patrols During Ramadan
Terrorist groups have a history of carrying out attacks during Ramadan. On May 15, the Kenyan Police issued a notice to the public explaining that…

Security Alert: Harare (Zimbabwe), Vehicle Safety
On May 16, an American was accosted by a small group of local national men in an attempted crime of opportunity when the American driver stopped at…