Boko Haram

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  • Africa 2017-01-11 14:08

    By Mohamed Yahya

    Africa’s unique vulnerability to violent extremism

    Africa bears the brunt of lives lost, economies ruined, and relationships fractured by terrorism. It is the continent where al-Qaeda launched its war against the United States in 1998, by bombing the U.S. embassies in Nairobi, Kenya, and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; where Boko Haram kidnapped 276 Nigerian schoolgirls in 2014; and where 147 students were killed in their sleep at Kenya’s Garissa University in 2015.

  • Nigerian army 2017-01-07 05:29

    By Ludovica Iaccino

    Is Boko Haram's insurgency really over, following the Sambisa forest offensive?

    Nigeria claims Sambisa forest offensive 'final crushing of Boko Haram' but attacks blamed on group continue.

  • Boko Haram 2016-12-13 09:43

    A counternarrative for Boko Haram’s victims

    As Nigeria pushes back the violent terrorist group, the millions of victims of that war are in desperate need. Yet one need – resiliency – is being mirrored back to them by one woman’s images of hope.