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Apr 15, 2019
On January 29, 2019, the NATO Strategic Direction – South Hub (NSD-S Hub) and Three Stones International (TSI) held an online chat forum to discuss "Perceptions of NATO in North Africa and the Sahel.”
Jul 25, 2018
On July 17, 2018 The NATO Southern Hub (NSD-S) and Three Stones International held an online chat forum to discuss "Who funds Instability in Africa?" During the hour and a half long event, NSD-S personnel directly engaged with community and civil society leaders from 12 African countries, many working daily on the front lines in conflict and post-conflict settings. Regional and technical experts from NGOs and multilateral organizations and think tanks also joined.
Apr 18, 2018
The Illicit trafficking’s development that today characterizes North Africa and Sahel is a relevant element in financing terrorist groups in these areas. North Africa and Sahel are populated by nomadic tribes historically characterized by trading activities, including smuggling, as essential part of their economy, culture and means of survival.
Mar 23, 2018
In common with the rest of the world, Africa has experienced a huge increase in internet use and mobile telecommunications in recent years. On average, 35% of the population as a whole is connected to the internet, against a world average of 54.4%.
Feb 22, 2018
The One Belt and One Road (OBOR) initiative will facilitate China trade with Europe and Africa. China is increasing economic activities in Africa in order to gain new markets and raw materials. The precarious security situation has prompted China to actively support Africa to improve stability. Chinese military base in Djibouti protects trading routes and will support the permanent presence of China in Africa.
Feb 20, 2018
Formally established in September 2017, the NSD-S Hub is an exciting forum that connects Allies, Partners and Subject Matter Experts to better understand and overcome challenges, as well as look for opportunities in NATO’s South (Middle East, North Africa, Sahel, and Sub-Saharan Africa).
Feb 9, 2018
The use of the space has become a strategic necessity for today’s development in Africa. Most do not associate Africa with the high-tech sphere of "space”, however, in recent years many countries on the continent have become aware of the potential and usefulness of space technology: meteorology, telecommunications, navigation, resources management, borders security and military and intelligence purposes.