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Nigerian army finds kidnapped Chibok girl with 10-month-old son

(DW/DPA/Reuters/AFP) – Nigerian troops have rescued one of the more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by the jihadist group Boko Haram in April 2014. The girl was carrying her 10-month-old son when she was found by troops screening Boko Haram escapees. Nigerian military spokesman Sani Usman said the girl, identified as Maryam Ali Maiyanga, was discovered […]

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  All-out war against Boko Haram could backfire – expert

All-out war against Boko Haram could backfire – expert

Raging an all-out war against Nigeria’s terrorist group Boko Haram could backfire and have terrible consequences for the security of the entire country and the whole region, an expert said this week. Think Security Africa founder Adunola Abiola said: “This could potentially further destabilise neighbouring countries with existing precarious internal balances, which could potentially worsen […]

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Al-Qaeda, Boko Haram, Al Shabab partnership a danger to Africa, ISS warns

Al-Qaeda, Boko Haram, Al Shabab partnership a danger to Africa, ISS warns

The Institute for Security Studies (ISS) yesterday warned that the partnership and concerted efforts by al-Qaeda in Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), Somalia’s al Shabab group and Nigeria’s Boko Haram presented a clear and present danger to the African continent. “The effective collaboration between the three terror groups has created a dangerous network of terrorist organisations from […]

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