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Al-Hijra: An Indigenous Threat in Kenya
Al-Hijra is a violent Kenyan Islamic extremist group with ties to al-Shaba’ab that has emerged on the security landscape of East Africa. Open-source…

OSAC Annual Briefing 2012 White Paper: Al-Shabaab: Division within the Ranks
Al-Shabaab, the primary terrorist threat to the Horn of Africa for the past six years, faces a radical decline for the first time due to a confluence…

Tanzania Church Attacks
On October 12, violent clashes erupted between anti-riot police and Muslim youth in the Mbagala suburb of Dar es Salaam. The violence was in response…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Dar Es Salaam (Tanzania), Bombing in Arusha
Following last night’s bombing at a political rally in the Soweto area of Arusha, 300 miles northwest of Dar es Salaam, which reportedly resulted in…

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), Avoid Mtwara due to Riots…
Media reports from the town of Mtwara indicate significant looting and rioting has taken place today, Wednesday, May 22, 2013. U.S. citizens are…

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), Demonstration Scheduled…
The U.S. Embassy alerts U.S. citizens that a demonstration and march are scheduled for Sunday afternoon, Feb 3, 2013 in Temeke District, Dar es…