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Analysis: Will Buhari finally heed the calls to declare bandits as...

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The reign of a false dichotomy between banditry and terrorism in Nigeria could be coming to an end soon as the national assembly adopts...

Egyptian authorities say they blocked Brotherhood financing scheme

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Egyptian authorities said on Thursday they had blocked a scheme aimed at financing the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood and alleged a link to the imprisoned...

Is granting amnesty to Boko Haram members fair to the Nigerian...

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In 2015, the Nigerian federal government inaugurated an initiative called Operation Safe Corridor, aimed towards rehabilitating and reintegrating repented Boko Haram militias. For years, the...

ISS: The 20-year war: 9/11’s enduring legacy in Africa

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To prevent continued attacks, the next generation of counter-terrorism must be people-centred, not focused on military might. The fall of Afghanistan last month and the...

Security threats at sea need global response

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Despite an overall decrease in maritime traffic due to the COVID-19 pandemic, piracy and armed robbery of ships rose by 20 % in the...

Eight Egyptian soldiers killed in anti-terrorism operations – statement

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Eight Egyptian army soldiers have been killed in anti-terrorism operations, the armed forces said on Sunday. According to an armed forces statement, most of the...

Tanzanian court charges opposition leader with terrorism-related crimes

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A court in Tanzania has charged the leader of the main opposition party with terrorism-related crimes, police said on Monday, following his arrest while...

ISS: Could kidnapping for ransom open the door to terrorism in...

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The government must nip the problem in the bud before violent extremists use abduction to their advantage. Fears are mounting that kidnapping for ransom could...

Terror threat makes seafarer crew change impossible in northern Mozambique, ITF...

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Increasing violence in Mozambique is making safe vessel crew changes impossible, the International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) has warned, as seafarers are at risk...

ISS: Preventing conflict should be the priority for Europe-Africa relations

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With political violence and terrorism rising in Africa, negotiation and dialogue need as much attention as peace support operations. An important year lies ahead for...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...