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Posts tagged with ‘Africa’

  • May222024

    ISKP and Digital Propaganda: An Escalating Anti-India Media Warfare

    Introduction Islamic State in Al-Hind province (ISHP), IS’s branch in India, has been close to operationally dormant since mid-2022, with…

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  • May152024

    Strange Names in the Village: Online Radicalisation, Social Media Literacy and P/CVE in Western Kenya

    Introduction Terrorists understand that the resilience of their organisations does not depend solely on the number of trained members, but…

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  • Apr102024

    Eyes in the Sky: The Innovation Dilemma of Drone Proliferation among Violent Non-State Actors in the Sahel

    Introduction The Sahel, with its vast geographical expanse and porous borders, has become a hub for violent non-state actors (VNSAs),…

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  • Mar082024

    The Role and Potential of Artificial Intelligence in Extremist Fuelled Election Misinformation in Africa

    Background The advent of artificial intelligence (AI) has ushered in a new era of technological possibilities, transforming industries and societies…

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  • Jan222024

    Harnessing Peacetech for Socio-Political Resilience in Benin

    Introduction In May 2019, Benin suffered its first major incursion by violent Islamist extremists –likely linked to the quickly expanding…

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  • Jan152024

    Kenya’s Twin Burden: Balancing the Security of Tech Infrastructure Against its Role in Online Extremism

    Introduction While terrorists commonly exploit online platforms for radicalisation, planning, fundraising, organising, and even executing attacks, a puzzling emerging trend…

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  • Dec072023

    The Woman Question in Online Extremism and P/CVE in Kenya: Toward a New Gendered Approach

    This Insight is part of GNET’s Gender and Online Violent Extremism series in partnership with Monash Gender, Peace and Security Centre. This series…

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  • Oct172023

    Challenges and Considerations in Countering Coordinated Inauthentic Behaviours in the Democratic Republic of Congo

    Introduction In recent years, the proliferation of coordinated inauthentic behaviours on social networks in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)…

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  • Oct162023

    Coordinated Inauthentic Behaviours and Conflict Amplification in the Democratic Republic of Congo

    Introduction The eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has long been plagued by conflict, violence, and societal…

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  • Mar102023

    Can ‘Cyberterrorism’ Really Exist in Africa?

    Introduction Since the 1990s and the end of the Cold War, Africa has experienced a strong upward trend in ICT…

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