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Scores of girls 'missing' after new Boko Haram school attack
Scores of girls 'missing' after new Boko Haram school attack
Fears grew in northeast Nigeria on Wednesday about the fate of potentially scores of girls who have not been seen since a Boko Haram attack on...
Mixed outlook for Africa in 2018
Mixed outlook for Africa in 2018
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Fit-again Nigerian president hits the campaign trail
Fit-again Nigerian president hits the campaign trail
After months of illness and treatment abroad Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari this week made his first trip to a key state, the latest sign...
At least 50 killed in Nigeria mosque suicide bombing
At least 50 killed in Nigeria mosque suicide bombing
A suicide bomber killed dozens of people and injured scores more outside a mosque in the Nigerian town of Mubi during Tuesday's morning prayers....
Vigilantism is flourishing in Nigeria— with official support
Vigilantism is flourishing in Nigeria— with official support
Concerns about safety and security are substantial in Nigeria. Here,
Cameroon has lashed out at international thinktank over warning on anglophones
Cameroon has lashed out at international thinktank over warning on anglophones
Cameroon on Wednesday blasted the International Crisis Group (ICG) as an "agency of destabilisation" after the thinktank warned an armed insurgency...
Protests in Anglophone Cameroon turn deadly
Protests in Anglophone Cameroon turn deadly
Soldiers have shot and killed at least seven people and wounded others in Cameroon's English-speaking regions during protests by activists calling...
Anti-terror law silences Cameroon
Anti-terror law silences Cameroon
Over the past few years, large sections of the Cameroonian media have criticised President Paul Biya and his increasingly beleaguered administration. The long-serving president — 35 years and counting — is under fire for failing to contain the threat from Boko Haram in...
Cameroon’s controversial anti-terror law used to muzzle critical press
Cameroon’s controversial anti-terror law used to muzzle critical press
Over the last couple of years, large sections of Cameroonian media have not been kind to President Paul Biya, or his increasingly beleaguered...
Call for Boko Haram peace talks masks ethnic tensions
Call for Boko Haram peace talks masks ethnic tensions
A group of community elders in northeast Nigeria where Boko Haram has waged a bloody eight-year insurgency are urging the Islamists to enter peace...
Chibok girls release is good news, just when Buhari needs it most
Chibok girls release is good news, just when Buhari needs it most
On Sunday, an unwell Muhammadu Buhari roused himself from his sickbed to make a rare public appearance. The Nigerian President has been in...

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