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ACSRT Participates in Programme Support Visit as part of Component Four of the CEPOL CT INFLOW Project

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The African Centre for the Study and Research on Terrorism (ACSRT) represented by Mr. Elias BENYU-Training Specialist, participated in the inaugural programme support visit workshop under the auspices of Component four (4) of the Counter Terrorism (CT) INFLOW/CEPOL project. The workshop took place in Tunis, Tunisia from 06 to 07 September 2022.

Mid-Year Africa Terrorism Trend Analysis – 2022

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General Situation. The period between the 1st of January 2022 to 30th of June 2022 recorded 699 terrorist attacks that resulted in 5,412 deaths across Africa. In terms of monthly trend, the month of March recorded the highest number of attacks (21%), followed by June (19%).

First Senior Level Regional Course for the Prevention of Violent Extremism (PVE) for the West Africa region

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As part of their joint Framework Programme for the Prevention of Violent Extremism (2020-2023) the African Centre for the Study and Research on Terrorism (CAERT/ACSRT) of the African Union and the Peace and Human Rights Division of the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (PHRD/FDFA) organized the “First Senior Level Regional Course for the Prevention of Violent Extremism (PVE) in West Africa Region” at the Labadi Beach Hotel, Accra, Ghana, in response to requests submitted by the authorities of several countries in the region.This First PVE Course for West Africa was organized with the support of the Human Security Research Centre, Ghana (HSRCGh).

THE QUARTERLY AFRICA TERRORISM BULLETIN. Period of 1st January – 31st March 2022

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General Situation. 1st January 2022 to 31st March 2022 recorded 379 terrorist attacks that resulted in over 2,824 deaths across Africa. In terms of monthly trend, March recorded the highest number of attacks and deaths compared to that of February and January, indicating progressive increments in terrorist attacks. March attacks of 147 are a 29% increase to January (114) and 25% increase to that of February (118). With respect to casualties, there was an increase in the number of deaths from terrorist attacks in March. While there were 654 deaths recorded in January and 878 deaths in February, 1,292 deaths were recorded in March, representing 98% and 47% increase to that of January and February respectively.