Africa

Security Snapshot: Inter-Ethnic Violence in South Sudan
Violent clashes between armed factions continue in South Sudan, exacerbated by intercommunal violence, cattle raiding, economic uncertainty, and…

Annual Briefing 2017: Terrorism in the Sahel, U.S. Private-Sector Response
Recently, terrorist groups have launched an increasing number of attacks throughout the Sahel against locals and foreigners at hard and soft…

Annual Briefing 2017: Terrorism in the Sahel, Overview of Terrorist Groups
This report was produced as part of OSAC's Annual Briefing series. Recently, terrorist groups have launched an increasing number of attacks…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Lomé (Togo), Nationwide Protests on December 13, 14,…
The U.S. Embassy has learned that several Togolese opposition political parties have called for protests on December 13, 14, and 16. Three…

Message for U.S. Citizens: Bujumbura (Burundi), Possible Road Closures December 12
The U.S. Embassy has received information of road closures this morning due to a bicycle Peace Tour through the city.

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Lilongwe (Malawi), Personal Security Reminder
The recent announcement that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and plans to relocate the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to…