Security forces tasked with tackling oil smuggling are benefiting from the
illicit business they are mandated to curb.
The exploitation of children by organised trafficking syndicates is one of the
fastest-growing criminal industries in West Africa.
This paper considers actions Africa should take to limit the risks of undesirable
explosive events and ammunition diversions on the continent.
While forest protection shows results, other damaging aspects of
illegal logging in Uganda continue.
The police minister needs to fast-track explosives regulations to stop the
illegal trade and safeguard the public.