Find out how to avoid crime and enjoy your visit to Cape Verde with these tips from our travel safety expert.
Several government travel advisories have placed Niger under a "Do Not Travel" warning.
Several government travel advisories have placed Mali under a "Do Not Travel" warning.
Nigerian laws are strict, and many customs are based on Muslim cultural traditions. Theft and homosexuality are considered serious crimes.
Traveling around Nigeria is incredibly difficult, from epic traffic jams to poor transport, this is what travelers need to know.
Terrorism, muggings, abductions and crime are common issues in Nigeria. If you travel against the advice of your government, here's what you need to know.
There are travel warnings in place for Mali. Al Qaeda has been active in the region since 2003. This is what you need to know about the chaotic situation.
Mauritania struggles with poverty, terrorism, slavery, escalating crime and heavily mined border areas. Here's what you need to know.
Guinea Bissau can be a challenging travel destination. From civil unrest to violent crime, here's what travelers need to know to stay safe.
Public photography, sexual politics and health issues – these are the essential things you need to know about local laws and customs in Senegal before you go.
Dangerous highway bandits, aggressive scams and complex fraud. Find out how to stay safe and escape trouble in Senegal.