Sexual violence against women and girls in Nigeria’s northeastern region persists because of the Nigerian government’s lax response to cases of sexual offences.
The hybrid nature of threats to South Africa’s energy infrastructure can only be solved by an integrated solution, including severe sanctions that should include fines and imprisonment.
The US strike against al-Zawahri leaves the future of al-Qaida at a crossroads as the terrorist movement looks for a new leader.
Jailbreaks in Nigeria point to the need to reform the justice system.
Ethiopia’s largest region is pushing for self-determination – it hasn’t gone down well with Abiy Ahmed’s vision of a centralised state.
Scholars explain how and why terrorists appear to be running rampant across Nigeria.
Global climate movements have espoused nonviolence, but some are adopting more radical tactics in light of the increasing threats posed by climate change.
A largely forgotten incursion behind the Iron Curtain had reverberations in both countries
Nigerians are at risk of kidnapping as the cost of committing this crime is far less than its benefits.
Norse symbols and references to Valhalla repeatedly show up the manifestos of far right terrorists. An expert explains why.
The far-right today shares more than just ideas with white supremacists of yesterday – they also share some pagan-inspired symbols.
There is a mental and psychological dimension to what leads people to commit mass killings. But it is not mental illness or pathology.
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan is against allowing two Nordic countries to join NATO over what he deems their support of ‘terrorists.’ His opposition will test the alliance’s unity.
The US gives money to help Indonesia and other countries fight terrorism. But research shows that this money might not be effective, unless it directly reaches former extremists.
To end banditry, Nigeria first needs to tackle poverty, hunger and unemployment.
A transition is underway in Somalia. There are massive risks if it is not handled with great care.
The Nigerian government needs to understand that banditry is an act of warfare and should be treated as such.
President Biden said that Vladimir Putin had committed war crimes, after news emerged of mass civilian murders in Bucha, Ukraine. Three stories from our archive explain what this means.
Western governments’ anti-terrorism strategies are now colliding with public sympathy for Ukraine, and its people’s desperation to fight Russia with any means.
The declining defence budget has eroded the operating and capital expenditure of the military, leaving insufficient funds for the replacement of equipment, maintenance, and infrastructure.