• IDWG Annual Event - Oct 2018
    Steering Committee Member Brooke Kassner-Matz of Internews presents the results of a benchmarking survey on gender and diversity in NGO security at the IDWG Annual Meeting in Washington, DC.
    

Africa

Complex Terror Attack at Nairobi Hotel
On January 15, a group of at least five heavily armed al-Shabaab militants stormed the Dusit Thani Hotel Complex in Nairobi’s Westlands neighborhood.…

2019 Nigeria Elections Security Benchmarking Survey
This survey will remain open through January 21. All responses will be kept anonymous, and will be reported in a timely manner so security managers…

Ongoing Protests in Sudan
A wave of anti-government protests has taken place across Sudan for nearly three weeks, with some turning violent. Authorities have reportedly…

Consular Reporting

Demonstration Alert: Khartoum (Sudan), Upcoming Demonstrations across Khartoum
Demonstrations in each city in metropolitan Khartoum (Khartoum, Omdurman, and Khartoum North) and in other cities and locations across Sudan.

Security Alert: Nigeria, Increase in Terrorist Propaganda Around Elections
There is an increase in ISIS propaganda videos specifically directed to Nigeria and the ongoing civil unrest in Borno state and the Northeast. ISIS…