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


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.

Elevating the Role of African Cities in Preventing Extremism and Hate: Mapping City Needs and Priorities – Dakar


Workshop | 31 May – 1 June 2022
Novotel Hotel, Dakar, Senegal

From 31 May to 1 June 2022, the Strong Cities Network (SCN), in cooperation with the African Centre for the Study and Research of Terrorism (CAERT), and with support from the European Union, convened more than 50 mayors and other local leaders, civil society representatives and senior officials from national governments and multilateral bodies in North and West Africa for an exchange of views on how best to support city and other local authority-led efforts for preventing extremist- and hate-motivated violence and polarisation

The celebration of Africa Day on 25 May 2022


Message of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission on the occasion of the celebration of Africa Day on 25 May 2022

Fellow Africans,

Dear Brothers and Sisters of the Continent and in the Diaspora,

On this day of celebration of Africa Day, I am very pleased to express my wishes of health and prosperity to each and every one of you, whether you are from the Islands or the Diaspora.

SADC Regional Workshop on the Role of the Criminal Justice System in Preventing and Countering Terrorism and Violent Extremism


In recent times, there have been a growing trend of terrorism and violent extremism in the Southern Africa region, particularly with the spread of terrorist groups connected with the Islamic State (IS), which threatens the peace, security, stability, and the development of countries in the region. The present threats in the region have also exposed the vulnerabilities of the member states of the Southern African Development Community (SADC).