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Coopération Contre la Criminalité Transnationale : Cas de la Zone de Paix et de Coopération de l’Atlantique Sud – ZOPACAS/ Cooperation Against Transnational Crime: The Case of the Peace Zone and of Cooperation with the South Atlantic

While the threats, which transnational organized crime presented in the 1970s, were seen as secondary, the change in its nature, the increase in its risks and it being increasingly stigmatized as responsible for political instabilities and certain i…

The West African El Dorado: Mapping the Illicit Trade of Gold in Côte d’Ivoire, Mali and Burkina Faso

This report maps the enforcement and governance challenges, as well as vulnerabilities posed by the illicit trade of gold in West Africa and its impact on regional peace and stability. The scope of this report focuses on the artisanal gold sector i…

Promoting Restorative Justice in South Africa's Correctional Services

The themes in this report emanate from the presentations and discussions from the seminar and provide insight into the discourse on restorative justice, with particular focus on the complexities of implementing restorative justice in a post-senten…

Africa: The Billions That Got Away

This document mainly discusses the effect of Illicit Financial Flows and the effect it has on African Countries. In the Foreword on page 2 : Tendai Murasa speaks about Africa losing approximately US$50 billion annually through Illicit Financial Flo…

The Threat of Gangs and Anti-Gangs Policy

"The aim of this paper is to describe and critically evaluate the most recent of the anti-gang policies that have been adopted by the authorities in the Western Cape. In order to understand the strengths and weaknesses of anti-gang policies it is es…

Transnational Organised Crime The stepchild of crime-combating priorities

"Experts continue to argue about an appropriate definition for organised crime, and ordinary citizens and lawmakers do not really know what it means. We tend to feel intense about the crime categories that make up organised crime, such as the traffi…

Illicit Drug Trading in Dakar Dimensions and Intersections with Governance

The authors of this opinion piece provided a thorough analysis of the situation with regards to illegal drugs in Senegal's capital, Dakar. The paper focuses on cannibis, cocaine and heroine as well as counterfeit pharmaceutical products. The extent …

Lowering the Anchor on Maritime Insecurity along the Gulf of Guinea : Lessons from Operation Prosperity

"In November 2011, at the request of the African Union (AU) President, Boni Yayi of Benin, the United Nations Secretary-General sent a delegation to the Gulf of Guinea. The team was to assess the Gulf’s piracy situation and make appropriate recommen…

Security and Transnational Organized Crime

Africa faces threats to governance and security from the increasing operations of transnational organized criminal networks. This briefing note seeks, first, to identify the dimensions of the problem; second, to indicate their significance at this t…

The Central Sahel: A Perfect Sandstorm

The Sahel, often seen as a haven for armed radical groups, this area is the latest new frontier in the West’s counter-terrorism campaign. This report concentrates on a vertical axis between southern Libya and Northern Nigeria, with a relatively stab…

Legal Transborder Crime Of Chadian Immigrants in N'gaoundere, Garoua And Maroua (Cameroon): Factors, Typology And Consequences

The relatively favorable North Cameroonian area in the Chadian basin is a factor conducive to migration in general and Chadian immigration in particular. This historical work presents individual and environmental characteristics of the legal crime o…

Globalization and Its ‘Born Throwaways’: Exploring The Impact of Neo-Liberal Reforms on Irregular Migration in Africa

Policies of free trade and the adoption of neoliberal economic models, which are important aspects of globalization, have caused major disruptions in labor markets around the world. In the less developed regions of the world, relatively unskilled ag…

Reparative Justice: An Afterthought in Accountability for International Crime

African states are on the back foot when it comes to redressing victims of international crime. Serious challenges have arisen as to how international institutions and states should address victims’ concerns. Reparations for the millions of victims …

Getting a Grip on Central Sahel’s Gold Rush

In the central Sahelian countries of Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger, armed groups have seized gold mining sites since 2016 in areas where the state is weak or absent. Artisanal gold mining has boomed since the 2012 discovery of a Saharan vein stretchi…

Violent Extremism, Organised Crime and Local Conflicts in Liptako-Gourma

This report analyses the links between violent extremism, illicit activities and local conflicts in the Liptako-Gourma region. Addressing regional instability in the long term requires empirical data that helps explain the local dynamics that fuel i…

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