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Has Africa become the ‘Dark Continent’ for terrorism?

Africa will most likely continue to be a hot bed of terrorism for many years to come with little hope of a resolution to this threat

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September Today in Terrorism

September 8, 2019: Massacre in Burkina Faso

On September 8, 2019 at least 29 people were killed after a food convoy and a transport truck were attacked in Burkina Faso

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Why it is so hard to decide what is – and what isn’t – terrorism

Terrorism is not as obvious as it may seem at times. Agreement on what is – and what isn’t – an act of terrorism can be quite difficult.

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July Today in Terrorism

July 11, 2015: Disguised terrorist detonates suicide bomb in Chad

On July 11, 2015 a Boko Haram terrorist disguised as a woman detonated a suicide vest in Chad, killing 15 people and wounding another 80

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June Today in Terrorism

June 27, 1974: Murder of missionaries in Rhodesia

On June 27, 1978 two German Jesuit missionaries, were shot dead in cold blood by ZIPRA terrorists in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe)

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June Today in Terrorism

June 5, 2018: Machete attacks and a dawn raid in Mozambique

On June 5, 2018 jihadis hacked seven people to death with machetes and torched dozens of homes in the northern Cabo Delgado region of Mozambique

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Quick Hits 161 – Labelling opposition parties as terrorists is dirty politics

African governments say that opposition leaders are terrorists to prevent them from running for office.