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So far Hope has created 11 blog entries.

Nigerian kidnappings

Kidnappings in Nigeria and other African countries are on the rise and with the failure to capture and prosecute the groups involved, it is only getting worse.

Basic self-defence tips

Basic self-defence skills or tools that can come in very handy in your everyday life. Here are some tips of how to protect yourself from attackers.

Terrorist attacks on Kenya

Terrorist attacks on Kenya and other African countries are increasing by the day. Here is a post on some of the recent terrorist incidents in Kenya.

Kidnap and exploitation of women

Kidnap and exploitation of women in Africa and other parts of the world is increasing by the day. Here is a brief post on some of the kidnap and exploitation of women in and around Africa.

Al-Shaab attacks in Africa

Al-Shabaab attacks in Africa are continuously increasing in numbers. Here is a post on the recent Al-Shabaab attakcs In Afrca.

The fight to survive mentally – mental fitness

Here are some tips on how you can fight to survive mentally in a hostile environment by keeping your priorities straight and not losing hope.

Kidnapping in the mining and oil industry

Kidnapping in the mining and oil industry is very high in some African countries. Here is a story of Matthew Maguireo who managed to return from the gruesome experience of kidnapping in the mining and oil industry of the Niger Delta.

Post-traumatic stress disorder PTSD

After experiencing a traumatic event it is normal to experience shock and anxiety. In this article, we are going to discuss post-traumatic stress disorder, the reactions to traumatic attacks and the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder.

Cultural Sensitivities and differences in Africa

Here are some of the most important cultural sensitivities and differences in Africa to consider whilst travelling on business.

Kidnapping in Africa

Kidnapping in Africa is one of the biggest threats to key-personnel working in Africa. Here are some of kidnapping scenarios, statistics and hot zones in Africa.