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Burkina Faso Security Update: Terrorism Stirs in the East
Starting in mid-February, a number of attacks targeting local security forces have occurred in the Est/East region of Burkina Faso, with a notable…

OSAC Health Security Snapshot: Lassa Fever in West Africa
Lassa fever is endemic to Nigeria (as well as West Africa), which is in the midst of the largest outbreak of the disease ever reported there. The…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Alert: Cotonou (Benin), Announced Labor Demonstrations on September 13
Local media has reported that a march/demonstration will occur on September 13th starting at 8:00 a.m. The intended route will be from the Bourse du…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Cotonou (Benin), Lassa Fever Outbreak
The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that the Ministry of Health in Benin announced one confirmed and one suspected case of Lassa Fever in…