Monthly Archives: May 2019

Africa Records 264 Deaths from 70 Terrorism Incidents in Last Half of April 2019-ACSRT Report


The African Centre for the Study and Research on Terrorism (ACSRT) in its bi-weekly “Africa Terrorism Bulletin” has recorded 70 terrorist attacks across Africa between the periods of 16th-30th April 2019.

A Spanish delegation pays a visit to the ACSRT

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On Monday, 20 May 2019, AU Special Representative for Counter Terrorism Cooperation/Director of the ACSRT, H.E Larry GBEVLO-LARTEY Esq. received a delegation from the embassy of the Kingdom of Spain to the Democratic and Popular Republic of Algeria led by Minister Counsellor Tomas Lopez Vilarino, and counsellor Juan Manuel Calleja.

AU Special Representative for Counter-Terrorism Cooperation paid a courtesy call on the Ambassador of China


16 May 2019, Algiers. H.E Larry GBEVLO-LARTEY Esq, AU Special Representative for Counter-Terrorism Cooperation and Director of the ACSRT paid a courtesy call on the Ambassador of People’s Republic of China to the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, H.E Li Lianhe. The two dignitaries discussed the issues of cooperation and enhancing the Counter-Terrorism capabilities of AU Member States.

Africa recorded a total of 58 terrorist attacks resulting in a total of 297 deaths


The reported period, 1st to 15th April experienced a slight decline in the number of attacks from terrorist and violent extremist groups across the length and breadth of Africa. The areas most affected by terrorism and violent extremism for the period include the Sahel Region, Lake Chad Basin Area, the East and Horn of Africa, the North Africa as well as the Central Africa Region.