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Instability in the Sahel: how a jihadi gold rush is fuelling violence in Africa

  • Outline the areas affected by the surge in jihadi activity

  • Discuss why small gold mines are being targeted by terrorist groups

  • What measures are being adopted by governments in the area to combat the rise in jihadi activity?

Alasdair Monteith, Gordonstoun

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