Boko Haram

 
Nigerian army says Shekau has a 'mental issue' after the Boko Haram leader resurfaces
Nigerian army says Shekau has a 'mental issue' after the Boko Haram leader resurfaces
The Nigerian army has reacted to a recent video released by Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau, stating that the commander clearly has a "mental...
Tens of thousands of children may starve to death in Boko Haram-affected areas
Tens of thousands of children may starve to death in Boko Haram-affected areas
About 500 000 children in West Africa are likely to suffer from severe malnutrition this year as Nigeria’s Boko Haram...
Attacks have fallen, but Boko Haram’s new leader could signal a strategic shift
Attacks have fallen, but Boko Haram’s new leader could signal a strategic shift
TERRORISMDeep fissures have emerged in Boko Haram after Abu Musab al-Barnawi was appointed as the new leader of the group, replacing...
We need to act urgently about the health disaster in Nigeria’s Borno state
We need to act urgently about the health disaster in Nigeria’s Borno state
The health situation in Borno State in northeast Nigeria is critical. At least 500 000 people who are either displaced or cut off in enclaves...
[Video]ADVERTORIAL: We need to act on the health disaster in Nigeria’s Borno State
[Video]ADVERTORIAL: We need to act on the health disaster in Nigeria’s Borno State
The extent of the crisis is only now becoming apparent. Hundreds of thousands have been cut off from assistance, some for as long as two years.
Cash crunch affects match-making programme and mass weddings in Kano, Nigeria
Cash crunch affects match-making programme and mass weddings in Kano, Nigeria
Low global oil prices have hurt Nigeria’s economy, taking it to the brink of recession. But the resulting cash crunch has also had a more...
Rescued from Boko Haram but around 700 people, mainly children, are still dying
Rescued from Boko Haram but around 700 people, mainly children, are still dying
Nearly 700 people, most of them children, are receiving treatment in hospital in northeast Nigeria for severe malnutrition after being rescued from...
After Ebola, US spreads its bets over Africa
After Ebola, US spreads its bets over Africa
Washington has 50 diplomatic missions in Africa, more than any other country and one of the few with an ambassador in Lesotho and Swaziland. But...
A haven for Boko Haram's West African victims
A haven for Boko Haram's West African victims
For most of us, the Islamist group Boko Haram, whose insurgency has left a trail of destruction across large swaths of Western Africa, is mercifully a faraway horror, relegated to the safe distance of a newspaper headline or television report....
[Video]Nigeria’s children robbed of education
[Video]Nigeria’s children robbed of education
Two years after the abduction of the 276 Chibok girls, Human Rights Watch looks at Boko Haram’s devastating impact on education in northeast Nigeria.

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