Leveraging Geospatial Technologies for Enhancing Urban Security and Crime Management in Africa

Urban security and crime management pose significant challenges across Africa, driven by diverse factors such as rapid urbanisation, socio-economic disparities, and evolving criminal tactics. In the face of these challenges, leveraging geospatial technologies is a promising solution to enhance security measures. This article explores the potential of geospatial technologies in addressing security concerns across the African continent, shedding light on innovative approaches and successful implementations that contribute to more effective crime prevention and management.

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Africa, a diverse continent, faces various crime and security management challenges. Due to rapid population growth and socioeconomic inequality, criminal activities have increased. Traditional crime management approaches often need help to keep pace with these challenges. Local circumstances greatly influence crimes on the continent. In the two decades leading up to 1989, sub-Saharan Africa experienced...

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