Defined as; "taking (someone) away illegally by force, typically to obtain a ransom," is a growing problem worldwide affecting thousands of people daily. Criminals no longer only target the rich and powerful, but business people and even more impoverished families to...
Armed gunmen have abducted seven people, five hailing from a family in Barakallahu, a sub-section of Kaduna. The gunmen broke into the community at 01H30 on September 19, 2020, firing sporadically before burgling a house and kidnapping the occupants. https://t.co/yOChtzwbXP
Ugandan Military Troops have been deployed in the country's north-west region following attacks on refugees by the local population. The violence is in response to the alleged murder of an Ugandan cattle herder, which locals are blaming on refugees. https://t.co/TeqQfv7454
Armed Gunmen have abducted 17 civilians at Udawa village, Kaduna State. The incident occurred around 07H00 on 12 September 2020. Those abducted all belong to the same family and were traveling towards their farm when they were attacked. https://t.co/F7afmrF8He
A suicide bomber has attacked a mosque in the port city of Kismayo, Somalia during Friday prayers. Six were injured and two killed. No group has directly claimed responsibility, however al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab group are known to carry out such attacks. https://t.co/7uzmtca3uG