Africa

OSAC Digest Error
Due to a website error, an expired Department of State Travel Warning was mistakenly included in the OSAC Afternoon Digest on Tuesday, April 3, 2018.…

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 Affairs Bulletins

Alert: Cape Town (South Africa), Planned telephone outage on April 21
On April 21 between 07:00 AM and 07:00 PM, the telephone system at U.S. Consulate General Cape Town will not be operational due to planned…

Demonstration Alert: Cape Town (South Africa), Demonstrations on April 19
On April 19 between 11:00am and 1:00pm, members of the South African Communist Party plan to gather outside of the U.S. Consulate General on Reddam…

Demonstration Alert: Cape Town (South Africa), Demonstrations on April 19
On April 19 between 11:00am and 1:00pm, members of the South African Communist Party plan to gather outside of the U.S. Consulate General on Reddam…