WACCE – International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to Victims of Terrorism

Wednesday August 21, 2019. Accra: International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to Victims of Terrorism: This year marks the second commemoration of the International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to …

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A Challenge to Peace in Ghana

Tuesday August 06, 2019:  The challenge of chieftaincy and ethnic violence has been the biggest challenge to peace in Ghana. The destructive and destabilizing roles associated with the institution of …

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Research Volunteers

WACCE is looking to recruit fifteen (15) research volunteers for its Preventing Violent Extremism (PVE) program.  WACCE welcomes passionate, innovative and talented individuals who crave learning new skills and aren’t …

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WACCE Warns Against Counter-Terrorism Measures

Accra. Monday July 08, 2019. WACCE has warned that state counter terrorism measures can in themselves produce terrorism if not appropriately gauged. WACCE’s Executive Director, Mutaru Mumuni Muqthar, argued that …

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Ghana Needs to Prepare Adequately Against Terrorism

WACCE’s Executive Director, Mutaru Mumuni Muqthar, has warned that current developments within the West Africa region indicate that Ghana could be the next target of attacks if adequate steps are …

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Government Urged to do More to Prevent Violent Extremism in Ghana

Bolgatanga – January 06, 2019. The Executive Director of the West Africa Centre for Counter-Extremism (WACCE), Mr Mutaru Mumuni  Muqthar, has urged the government to do more in the prevention, …

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Chieftaincy disputes, threat to security, governance – WACCE

Accra – October 16, 2018 West Africa Centre for Counter-Extremism (WACCE) has warned that the prolonged unresolved chieftaincy conflicts in most parts of Ghana pose major security and governance challenge …

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WACCE Expands its Program on Preventing Violent Extremism (PVE) in Ghana

Tamale, November 21, 2018. West Africa Centre for Counter Extremism (WACCE) has begun another two-day capacity building workshop in Tamale to train 120 selected youth from the three regions of …

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Mutaru to Speak at Munich Security Conference 2018

Accra, February 13, 2018 – Executive Director of West Africa Centre for Counter-Extremism (WACCE), Mutaru Mumuni Muqthar, is due to speak alongside other security officials at the Munich Security Conference …

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Mutaru Muqthar Honoured in Nigeria as African of the Year 2017

WACCE’s Executive Director, Mutaru Mumuni Muqthar, was on Wednesday night honoured at a special occasion in Abuja, Nigeria, as the 2017 Daily Trust African of the Year. He was selected …

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Mutaru Muqthar emerges African of the Year 2017

Executive Director of WACCE has been named African of the Year 2017. The award jury of the Daily Trust African of the Year Award named 34-year-old Mutaru Mumuni Muqthar as …

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Up to 6,000 Africans Who Fought with ISIS in Iraq and Syria Are Returning Home

Up to 6,000 Africans who fought with ISIS in Syria and Iraq are returning home, Executive Director of WACCE, Mumuni Muqthar, has revealed. He was speaking in an interview with a local …

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