Modern Slavery And Human Trafficking In Libya

Every year, thousands of people pour across Libya’s borders. They are either refugees or poor migrants searching for better opportunities in Europe. Last month, the African Union expressed outrage after a footage of Sub-Saharan migrants being sold at slave markets in Libya was released. In the video, young men were […]

Can The Military In Cameroon Bring A Solution To The Anglophone Crisis As Violence Breaks Out?

In recent days, organized violence has gripped some parts of the Anglophone regions in Cameroon as the conflict enters an escalates. The worst hit area is the town of Mamfe in the South West region and neighbouring villages where frequent attacks have been reported from purported Anglophone separatist groups in […]

The Forbidden West: The Continued Existence Of Boko Haram In Nigeria

In the last few years, the Nigerian government has claimed to have defeated the terrorist sect Boko Haram on a number of different occasions. Despite this, the group’s activities in recent years have still continued. In December 2015, Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari confirmed the group had been ‘technically’ defeated. However […]

Modern Day Slavery In Libya

The United Nations migration agency, the International Organization for Migration, has reported this week that horrific modern-day slavery is taking place in Libya. Libya is the main transit hub for refugees and migrants who are attempting to make the dangerous crossing from Africa to Europe via the Mediterranean Sea. The […]

Worldwide Outrage Over Libya Slave Trade

On November 25, 2017, thousands of people gathered in Stockholm, Sweden to protest the alleged slave trade of migrants and refugees in Libya. Lovette Jallow, a local entrepreneur and author, organized the main protest in Stockholm, which attracted over four thousand people. Other similar protests occurred across the country. “Open […]

The Rising Threat Of ISIS-Affiliated Groups In Africa And The Impact On Civilians

On 24 November 2017, a suspected ISIS-linked attack is believed to be the worst terror attack on Egyptian soil. The Friday bomb and armed assault attack at an important Sufi mosque in Northern Sinai resulted in at least 235 people senselessly losing their lives and hundreds more injured. This attack, for […]

The Escalation Of The Anglophone Crisis In Cameroon

The most recent attack in Cameroon that took place on Monday 6th November in Bamenda has led to the killing of two gendarmes-paramilitary forces. The Anglophone crisis in Cameroon continues to pose serious concern for the country, neighbouring countries and international community. The security situation, which occurs in northwestern and southwestern […]

Massive Influx Of Refugees Into Nigeria From Cameroon As Crises In The English-speaking Regions Escalates

The West African office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has disclosed that thousands of Cameroonian refugees have moved into Nigeria in recent days due to the ongoing crises rocking the two English-speaking regions of Cameroon. This was disclosed recently by the spokesperson for UNHCR’s West African […]