• IDWG - CIC Breakfast Award (Nov 2017)
    Mr. Dan Schlehr of Raytheon, private-sector Co-chair of OSAC, and Mr. Chris Schurman, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Diplomatic Security and Director of the Diplomatic Security Service present the members IDWG the 2017 CIC Award on Nov 16th


Ouagadougou Attack: The Sahel Terrorist Threat Evolves
On March 2, assailants carried out simultaneous, complex attacks on the Burkinabé Military General Staff Headquarters (Army HQ) and French Embassy in…

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 Reporting

Demonstration Alert: Pretoria (South Africa), Planned Demonstration on March 20
Tshwane Metro Police Department (TMPD) announced that permission was granted for the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) to…

Demonstration Alert: Johannesburg (South Africa), Planned Demonstrations on March 19
The Chemical, Energy, Paper, Printing, Wood and Allied Workers Union (CEPPWAWU) is scheduled to hold a demonstration on Monday, March 19, 2018, at…

Health Alert: Abuja (Nigeria), Lassa Fever
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) in the United States issued a Level 1 Travel Health Notice for Lassa Fever in Nigeria