Africa

Mai Mai Offensives in the Eastern DR Congo
A series of battles have erupted between Mai Mai ethnic militia led by “General” William Amuri Yakutumba and the Congolese army (FARDC) in South…

Explosive Tensions and Unrest in Cameroon's Anglophone Areas
On the morning of September 22, an explosion occurred at a fuel depot near Mboppi market in Douala, Cameroon’s second largest city and commercial…

Political Unrest in Kinshasa (DR Congo), Part II: Increasing Armed Attacks and Bundu dia Kongo (BDK) Militancy
Continued delays in elections have prompted a series of anti-government protests throughout the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), particularly…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Bujumbura (Burundi) Peaceful March Underway
The U.S. Embassy has received information that there is a peaceful march taking place this morning, Saturday, October 14, 2017, in Bujumbura.…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Monrovia (Liberia), Political Demonstration
U.S. Embassy Monrovia informs U.S. citizens that a demonstration is currently gathering near the National Elections Commission headquarters on Tubman…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Bujumbura (Burundi), Possible Road Closures on…
The Embassy has received information of road closures this Friday, October 13, 2017, due to the National Holiday.