• Bamako CC Meeting - April 2017
    Ambassador Paul Folmsbee and Regional Security Officer Jason Willis provide remarks to the newly established Bamako, Mali Country Council on April 5, 2017.
    

Africa

Dakar: The Next Terror Target?
On October 18, the U.S. Embassy in Senegal warned of a credible terrorist threat in Dakar targeting hotels and establishments along the capital’s…

VBIED Attacks in Mogadishu
On Saturday, October 14, two vehicle-borne improvised explosive devices (VBIEDs) exploded in downtown Mogadishu, killing hundreds of civilians and…

Plague Outbreak in Madagascar
The World Health Organization (WHO) has reported nearly 805 cases (61 confirmed; 367 probable; 377 suspected) of plague in Madagascar, with over 60…

Consular Reporting

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Accra (Ghana), Avoid Kente Festival, Volta Region,…
The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that due to security concerns, U.S. Embassy personnel have been instructed to avoid the Kente Festival,…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Lomé (Togo), Possible Protests on October 21
The U.S. Embassy has received reports that several Togolese opposition political parties have called for protests on Saturday, October 21.

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Lilongwe (Malawi), Civil Disturbances along Chileka…
The U.S. Embassy has received multiple reports of a large civil disturbance disrupting traffic in Blantyre along Chileka Road near the intersection…