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