Security risk monitoring and threat assessment of the Islamic State in Africa
Military Operations October 2023
This report examines and analyses the military operations of groups belonging to the Islamic State in Africa. One can understand the present and future security risks through the attacks conducted, the targets, the areas of operation, the targets, and the type of attacks conducted.
Method: Monitoring of jihadist propaganda (videos, photos, statements, claims) and reports from sources in the field.
Organisations/groups surveyed October 2023:
Nigeria, RD Congo, Mozambique, Somalia, Niger, Uganda
Attacks, Areas and Targets:
Provinces analysed October 2023:
Islamic State West Africa (ISWAP);
Islamic State Central Africa (ISCAP);
Islamic State Mozambique (IS-Moz);
Islamic State Somalia;
Islamic State Sahel (IS-Sahel).