This is the final report of a study commissioned by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), which examines social media use and online radicalisation in Africa. With a focus on al- Shabaab, Boko Haram and the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), the analysis also describes governmental efforts to address this problem in relation to these three groups and outlines recommendations for policy, programming and research.
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