• MEWG Meeting - April 2017
    Members of OSAC’s Media and Entertainment Working Group participate in a session on risk from a journalist’s perspective with NBC4 reporter Robert Kovacik on April 21, 2017.
    

Africa

Kenya's October 17 Runoff Election
On September 1, Kenya’s highest court officially overturned incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election victory, declaring the results of the…

Attacks on Ride-sharing Companies in South Africa
Since their introduction into South Africa over the last several years, Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) such as Uber and Taxify have been met…

Boko Haram’s Escalation in Maiduguri
There has been a resurgence of Boko Haram activities in Borno State in Nigeria’s northeast. There have been at least 90 attacks recorded in…

Consular Reporting

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Conakry (Guinea), Demonstration and General Strike…
The U.S. Embassy has received reports that a political demonstration is expected to occur in Conakry on Wednesday, September 20. The demonstration…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Niamey (Niger), Terrorist Groups may be Targeting…
The U.S. Embassy advises U.S. citizens that terrorist groups may be targeting Westerners in Niger’s Diffa region for kidnapping.

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Accra (Ghana) Demonstration on Monday, Sept. 18
The U.S. Embassy has received reports of a planned demonstration in Accra on Monday, September 18, 2017, from 07:30 am to 12:00 noon. The…