Category - Africa


Tunisia: suicide blast in Tunis

Twin suicide attacks rock central Tunis One killed and several others wounded in blasts targeting police patrol, police station in the Tunisian capital. Two suicide blasts have rocked the Tunisian capital, killing at least one police officer and wounding several people. The first explosion on Thursday involved a suicide bomber who targeted a police patrol […]


Sudan: Avoid non-essential travel

Sudan – AVOID NON-ESSENTIAL TRAVEL Avoid non-essential travel to Sudan due to the unstable security situation throughout the country. If you are in Sudan for non-essential reasons, consider leaving by commercial means if it is safe to do so. Regional risk level – Avoid all travel Avoid all travel to the following areas: Darfur Abyei […]


Papua New Guinea: earthquake

Papua New Guinea – Major Earthquake Environment alert for Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands (May 14, 2019 1:23 PM – May 14, 2019 11:59 PM) Summary A major magnitude-7.5 earthquake struck near East New Britain, Papua New Guinea, late May 14. The epicenter was approximately 30 km (20 miles) northeast of Kokopo and occurred at […]


Mozambique: Cyclone Kenneth

Cyclone-ravaged Mozambique braces for strengthening Tropical Cyclone Kenneth A new tropical threat in the southern Indian Ocean may bring life-threatening weather to parts of Mozambique and Tanzania later this week. Kenneth underwent additional strengthening on Wednesday, and has been rated a tropical cyclone by Meteo France, the French national meteorological service. A tropical cyclone contains […]


Morocco: Casablanca Intl Airport: delays due to baggage handler strike

Morocco: Casablanca Intl Airport – Baggage handlers at Casablanca Mohammed V Airport have been on an indefinite strike for a few days. The strike causes significant delays for the flights.


Morocco: warning for Canadians

Morocco – Exercise a high degree of caution Exercise a high degree of caution in Morocco due to the threat of terrorism. Border regions of Western Sahara – Avoid all travel Avoid all travel to the following areas: within 30 km west of the Berm, Morocco’s militarized boundary in the Western Sahara between the Berm […]