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What does the Nigerian election outcome mean for women?

Nigeria saw the most competitive presidential election in its history this week with Muhammadu Buhari defeating incumbent Goodluck Jonathan. The outcome marked the first time that an opposition candidate defeated the ruling party in democratic elections, … 917 more words

Muslimer i Niger brände ner 68 kyrkor

Minst sextioåtta (68) kyrkor i Niger, av vilka två var baptistkyrkor, har bränts ner av den muslimska gruppen Boko Haram. Attackerna genomfördes dagarna före den 12 mars mot kyrkor i Zinderprovinsen och Niamey i södra Niger. 200 more words

Persecution Of Christians

Fecha FIFA: Cabo Verde sorprendió a Portugal

En un amistoso disputado en Estoril, los africanos superaron 2-0 a un combinado ‘luso’ compuesto por suplentes. Repasá toda la actividad de equipos africanos. 320 more words

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Niger, Chad forces attack Boko Haram positions on Lake Chad - sources - Reuters Africa


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Niger, Chad forces attack Boko Haram positions on Lake Chad – sources
Reuters Africa
NIAMEY, March 30 (Reuters) – Niger and Chad on Monday attacked Boko Haram militants on islands on Lake Chad which the Islamists have used as a safe haven, military sources in Niger said. 48 more words

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Niger, Chad forces attack Boko Haram positions on Lake Chad - sources - Reuters Africa


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Niger, Chad forces attack Boko Haram positions on Lake Chad – sources
Reuters Africa
NIAMEY, March 30 (Reuters) – Niger and Chad on Monday attacked Boko Haram militants on islands on Lake Chad which the Islamists have used as a safe haven, military sources in Niger said. 41 more words

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Boko Haram and al-Shabaab: Comparable threats to African security

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Written by Conway Waddington (1) Tuesday, 03 February 2015 16:47 Boko Haram and al-Shabaab are militant Islamist sects that are predominantly operational in Nigeria and Somalia, and are both engaged in protracted insurgencies and terror campaigns. 2,417 more words

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More People Are Fleeing Northern Cameroon to Escape Boko Haram

The surge in violence and cross-border attacks by Nigerian Islamist militants Boko Haram has doubled the number of civilians in Cameroon displaced by the conflict, with some 117,000 people from northern Cameroon fleeing their homes in March alone, … 95 more words