Botswana’s vulnerability to terrorism financing

The devastating effects of terrorism and terrorist financing have provoked strong interest among the authorities and national governments across Africa on countering the threat, based on a clear understanding of the modus operandi of terrorist groups and their financiers.

In the Southern African region, the threat of terrorism and its associated financing continues to be of strategic importance to tackle, while support related counter-measures and efforts of national forces and the international community is needed.

It is very important to know that terrorist organisations need money to sustain their network and their operations affecting societies through violence and coercion.

Editor's Comment
Implement the recommendations Mr. President

The nation is eagerly awaiting this report to have a glimpse of what the recommendations are like, possibly for further debate. Mr. President, it’s our ardent hope that true to your promises, the public will have an opportunity to peruse the report and see if it reflects their interests as the Commission went around the length and breadth of the country collecting views of the people with some choosing to write to the Commission’s...

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