National Security Strategy in a Regional Context – AFRICA

Africa remains a continent of promise and enduring challenges. Africa contains many of the world’s fastest growing economies, which represent potential new markets for U.S. goods and services. Aspiring partners across the continent are eager to build market-based economies and enhance stability. ­ ­ The demand for quality American exports is high and will likely ...
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Nigeria Travel Warning

The Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the risks of travel to Nigeria and recommends that U.S. citizens avoid all but essential travel to Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Kano, and Yobe states because the security situation in northeast Nigeria remains fluid and unpredictable.  Very poor transportation infrastructure also makes it difficult for the U.S. ...
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Routine Message for U.S. Citizens: Holiday Closure

In observation of the New Year, please be advised that the U.S. Embassy in Abuja and the Consulate General in Lagos will be closed on Monday, January 2nd.  The Embassy and the Consulate General will reopen on Tuesday, January 3rd. Have a safe and happy holiday! For further information: See the  State Department’s travel website  for the  Worldwide Caution , Travel Warnings and Alerts, Travel Warning for Nigeria , ...
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