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Youth United For the awakening of black Africa
On September 11, 2001, four airliners were hijacked by about twenty terrorists: two of them collided into the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York, while the third crushed in the PENTAGON WASHINGTON. The fourth finished his race in PENNSYLVANIA. These suicide attacks, the first attacks on American soil since Pearl Harbor in 1941 made 2077 casualties and thousands wounded. The same evening, President George W. Bush declares "WAR ON TERRORISM".
Today, 15 years after these events, the war continues. Rather the war extended to other continents. Since the attacks of 13 November in Paris, terrorist organizations multiply keystrokes, Grand Bassam in Cote d`ivoire, northern Nigeria and Niger and Gao in Mali, losses are weighing. This vast network derives its source of funding in the money laundering (drug trafficking, corruption and illegal activities among others).
The world finds herself facing two types of international crime which, a priori, different but in fact complement without excluding. No country is spared within ECOWAS. If some of them as Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Nigeria and Cote d`ivoire were already directly affected, other countries like Togo, Benin, Senegal lost several of their siblings who were on the targeted sites. Yet the Head of States are not sleeping at all. Abuja summit, bilateral meeting, 49th Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS in Dakar. The focus is the same firm resolution to strengthen the security of the area.
The main social layer by itself terrorism is youth. Because, terrorists organization rely mainly on young people (Salah Abdeslam related ISIS group, Boko Haram Abubakar Shekau in Nigeria). The terrorist organizations recruit them, format them, train and dope them to perpetrate actions that threaten peace by spreading fear.
In conclusion, the youth is upstream and…...

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