Does Africa need a rethink on tackling violent extremism?

by Amref Health Africa

African leaders meeting at a security summit in Nigeria say the continent needs a new plan to tackle violent extremism. The two-day counter-terrorism summit, supported by the United Nations, was also attended by African Union Chairman Moussa Faki Mahamat. What challenges are facing the continent, and how can they be tackled?

Also, why is so little money spent on healthcare in Africa?

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Presenter: Audrey Brown

Producers: Bella Hassan and Charles Gitonga

Technical Producer: Jonathan Greer Senior Producer: Karnie Sharp

Editors: Andre Lombard and Alice Muthengi

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