The killing of 3 ISIS leaders in West Africa within two months raised questions about the extent to which this would lead to the final elimination of ISIS. However, experts believe that this is not enough, and an urgent next step is required. So, what is that step? https://youtu.be/z87i--iKGNU
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), has raised the alarm about the danger confronting Islamic studies and Arabic language in West Africa due to the lack of subject teachers, which may negatively affect Muslim youth who won’t find anyone to teach them their religion.
Media reports said that kidnapping for ransom could trigger terrorism in Benin amid a growing threat of violent extremism in some areas. Fears are mounting that kidnapping could exacerbate Benin’s security challenges and provide an entry point for extremists.
Defense One, a website on national security issues, published a research article warning of ISIS and Al Qaeda's incursion into Africa during 2021, mentioning factors that could push the organizations to impose their control over larger areas within the continent.
Al-Othaimeen: Sawt Al-Hikma Center dedicates 2020 to highlighting African OIC Member States’ efforts in combating terrorism and promoting coexistenceWriter Posts
The Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Dr. Yousef A. Al-Othaimeen, affirmed that Sawt Al-Hikma Center of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation has highlighted the crises caused by terrorist groups, such as Boko Haram in the Lake Chad countries, Al-Shabab in Somalia and ISIS in West African countries. It revealed the extent of the threat posed by terrorism and the efforts of the OIC countries in defeating this danger, such as the Benin National Strategy for the Prevention of Violent Extremism, and the efforts of the African Sahel States to stop cross-border terrorism. The Secretary-General added that African ... Read More
Togo, located in West Africa, recently implemented international and national measures to end the threat of terrorism for its future generations. The country, in which Muslims make up 20% of the population, hopes that it will be able to continue implementing its development plans to improve its citizens’ lives.
In recent years, an increase in violence in schools of Chad, Africa, occurred due to the spread of extremism among students. It necessitated efforts to combat this phenomenon, including the "Peace is Priceless" campaign that targeted Muslim and Christian schools.