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Raising the Bar of Scholarship from the Left: A Review of ‘Boko Haram in Nigeria’ by Kola Ibrahim

Raising the Bar of Scholarship from the Left: A Review of ‘Boko Haram in Nigeria’ by Kola Ibrahim

As a testament to Samuel Huntington’s Clash of Civilisation theory, which is also manifesting in what Mary Kaldor describes as ‘new wars’, a new dimension of conflicts has established itself in International politics. These conflicts now come in form of armed insurgency, violent secessionist, ethno-religious conflicts etc. Africa, no doubt occupies an important seat in the theatre of war.

Is France, United Kingdom, United States, financing terrorism in Africa?

Is France, United Kingdom, United States, financing terrorism in Africa?

Is France, United Kingdom, and United States governments, jointly financing terrorism in Africa? An external group of people or countries so to speak, may be masterminding and financing terrorism on the African continent.

THE “SPECTER” OF AL QAEDA IN AFRICA: A Cover for Western Reconquest of the Continent

THE “SPECTER” OF AL QAEDA IN AFRICA: A Cover for Western Reconquest of the Continent

A British foreign policy think tank has this week released a study claiming that the terror group Al Qaeda is regrouping in Africa creating “an arc of instability” from the Western Sahel to the Eastern Horn.

U.S behind terrorist attacks in Nigeria, Cleric says

U.S behind terrorist attacks in Nigeria, Cleric says

Prominent Shia leader Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky says the Untied States has been behind series of co-ordinated terrorist attacks across Nigeria.

Ghana hosts symposium on combating terrorism in Africa

Ghana hosts symposium on combating terrorism in Africa

Global Alternative Agenda, a non-governmental organization (NGO), has organised a symposium in Accra, Ghana on combating terrorism in Africa to create awareness on the increase rate of terrorism, which poses the biggest threat to the security of the Africa.

Joseph Kony’s LRA versus the Ugandan Military: Who are the Real Terrorists?

Joseph Kony’s LRA versus the Ugandan Military: Who are the Real Terrorists?

David Zarembka, Coordinator of the African Great Lakes Initiative of Friends Peace Teams, has posted an extensive commentary on the real situation on the ground in the region. In his very well informed opinion, the military intervention that the Kony 2012 campaign demands would do much more harm than good to those it supposedly seeks to rescue.

Somali gov’t: 1998 US Embassy blasts suspect dead

Somali gov’t: 1998 US Embassy blasts suspect dead

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The al-Qaida mastermind behind the 1998 bombings of U.S. Embassies in Kenya and Tanzania was killed this week at a security checkpoint in Mogadishu by Somali forces who didn’t immediately realize they had killed the most wanted man in East Africa, officials said Saturday. The death of Fazul Abdullah Mohammed — a […]

West Africa’s Growing Terrorist Threat: Confronting AQIM’s Sahelian Strategy

West Africa’s Growing Terrorist Threat: Confronting AQIM’s Sahelian Strategy

Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) has undertaken increasingly frequent and effective attacks in the past year, posing a dangerous and growing threat in Africa’s Sahel region. Reversing this trend presents a particularly complex challenge as AQIM has simultaneously strengthened ties to local communities and regional criminal networks. Efforts to counter AQIM will require […]