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Human Security News From Around The World – 29/06/2021

Foreign ministers affirm commitment to tackling so-called Islamic State

Dominic Raab and counterparts from more than 50 countries have affirmed their commitment to eliminating threats from the so-called Islamic State in their first in-person meeting since 2019.

Southern Africa: SADC Approve Support Against Terrorism

President Filipe Nyusi declared on 23 June that the conditions have now been met for Mozambique to accept the support that its partners in SADC (Southern African Development Community) may grant for the fight against terrorism, but he insisted that the main role in this struggle will be played by the Mozambican defence and security forces themselves.

Authorties in Kenya say more youth defect from Al-Shabab

The defections mostly took place along the coastal strip of the East Africa nation. … Canon Harun Rashid, chief officer in charge of preventing violent extremism at Kenya’s National Counter Terrorism Center, said the center is …

Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: June 19–25

Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from June 19 to June 25, 2021. This update also represents violence related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger. These incidents are included in the Nigeria Security Tracker.

NANS meets Sheikh Gumi, seeks release of abducted students

The National Association of Nigerian Students has said it met with controversial Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, to seek the release of hundreds of abducted students all over the country.

Nigeria: Vigilante, Hunters Nab Kidnapper, Recover Gun On Abuja-Lokoja Road

A combined team of vigilante and hunters has arrested a kidnap gang at Koton-Karfe forest, along the Abuja -Lokoja Road. A member of the group vigilante, who preferred anonymity, said the kidnapper was arrested on Friday, at about 6:25 pm after an exchange of fire with the vigilante and hunters along the axis.

Men Flee As Suspected Herdsmen Abduct Two Women In Delta

Some men in the company of some women cook, early Sunday morning, reportedly fled when suspected herdsmen swooped on them and abducted two of the women in Sapele, Delta State.

YOV Holds Global World Conference On Insecurity, Terrorism In S/West, Nigeria

Reporters from major international news organizations across the world and Nigerian panellists are set for a global discussion on the spate of insecurity in Nigeria and the South-West in particular.

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