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AllAfrica.com
Food Insecurity and Forced Displacement of People - Where Do We Draw the Line?spotlight for decades owing to the severe environmental alterations that have t
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
spotlight for decades owing to the severe environmental alterations that have transformed the region's outlook. Since 1963, Lake Chad has lost 90% of its volume disrupting the livelihoods of 21 million people living in Nigeria, Chad, Niger and... Read more
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NZCity
World Food Day: 350,000 people in Chad face starvationson Mohamed. "His stomach made noises. He had diarrhoea," his father said. 'W
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son Mohamed. "His stomach made noises. He had diarrhoea," his father said. 'We lived like kings' But life at Lake Chad was not always like this. One fisherman, Ibrahim, said even 10 years ago the people around Lake Chad "lived like... Read more
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Ekklesia
Patients flee hospitals in Cameroon to avoid crackdowndespite the risk they will die from their injuries, for fear of arrest. Ilaria
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despite the risk they will die from their injuries, for fear of arrest. Ilaria Allegrozzi, Amnesty International's Lake Chad researcher, said: "The climate of fear in the Anglophone regions could lead to even more people dying of their... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
On World Food Day, 350,000 people in Chad face starvationkilled Mr Hassane's six-year-old son Mohamed. "His stomach made noises. He had
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
killed Mr Hassane's six-year-old son Mohamed. "His stomach made noises. He had diarrhoea," his father said. But life at Lake Chad was not always like this. One fisherman, Ibrahim, said even 10 years ago the people around Lake Chad "lived like... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Saraki Calls for International Conference On North East, Boko Haramof Boko Haram insurgents. "Two million Nigerians are internally displaced or h
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
of Boko Haram insurgents. "Two million Nigerians are internally displaced or have fled to neighbouring countries like the Lake Chad region, where 4.4 million people are threatened by food insecurity. "Of the fund needed to address the problem,... Read more
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DW
UN: Number of starving has increased |members. "In its early days, Boko Haram's rhetoric appealed to local northern
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members. "In its early days, Boko Haram's rhetoric appealed to local northern Nigerians, as well as nationals from other Lake Chad Basin countries who would happily leave their towns affected by desertification, a shrinking Lake Chad and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FY 2018 Budget Request for Africa - State Department TestimonyISIS branches and affiliates and other terrorist organization threats and netwo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
ISIS branches and affiliates and other terrorist organization threats and networks in Mali and the Sahel, Nigeria and the Lake Chad Basin, Somalia and the Horn of Africa, and elsewhere. The request also seeks to assert U.S. leadership and... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Nigerian court convicts 45 in Boko Haram mass trialsfacilities. Boko Haram's attacks have spilled into neighboring countries and d
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
facilities. Boko Haram's attacks have spilled into neighboring countries and displaced more than 2.4 million people in the Lake Chad region, creating a vast humanitarian crisis. Some fighters have allied with the Islamic State group. While... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Nigerian court convicts 45 in Boko Haram mass trialsfacilities. Boko Haram's attacks have spilled into neighboring countries and d
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
facilities. Boko Haram's attacks have spilled into neighboring countries and displaced more than 2.4 million people in the Lake Chad region, creating a vast humanitarian crisis. Some fighters have allied with the Islamic State group. While... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Nigerian court convicts 45 in Boko Haram mass trialsfacilities. Boko Haram's attacks have spilled into neighboring countries and d
The Middletown Press / Posted 3 days ago
facilities. Boko Haram's attacks have spilled into neighboring countries and displaced more than 2.4 million people in the Lake Chad region, creating a vast humanitarian crisis. Some fighters have allied with the Islamic State group. While... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Nigerian court convicts 45 in Boko Haram mass trialsfacilities. Boko Haram's attacks have spilled into neighboring countries and d
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
facilities. Boko Haram's attacks have spilled into neighboring countries and displaced more than 2.4 million people in the Lake Chad region, creating a vast humanitarian crisis. Some fighters have allied with the Islamic State group. While... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Nigerian court convicts 45 in Boko Haram mass trialsfacilities. Boko Haram's attacks have spilled into neighboring countries and d
Hawaii News Now / Posted 3 days ago
facilities. Boko Haram's attacks have spilled into neighboring countries and displaced more than 2.4 million people in the Lake Chad region, creating a vast humanitarian crisis. Some fighters have allied with the Islamic State group. While... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Nigerian court convicts 45 in Boko Haram mass trialsfacilities. Boko Haram's attacks have spilled into neighboring countries and d
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 3 days ago
facilities. Boko Haram's attacks have spilled into neighboring countries and displaced more than 2.4 million people in the Lake Chad region, creating a vast humanitarian crisis. Some fighters have allied with the Islamic State group. While... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Nigerian court convicts 45 in Boko Haram mass trialsfacilities. Boko Haram's attacks have spilled into neighboring countries and d
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 3 days ago
facilities. Boko Haram's attacks have spilled into neighboring countries and displaced more than 2.4 million people in the Lake Chad region, creating a vast humanitarian crisis. Some fighters have allied with the Islamic State group. While... Read more
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Reuters
Over 500 Anglophones arrested in Cameroon after demonstrations: Amnestyis not only a violation of human rights, but is also likely to be counter-produ
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
is not only a violation of human rights, but is also likely to be counter-productive,” said Ilaria Allegrozzi, Amnesty’s Lake Chad region researcher. The protests have rallied opposition against Biya, who has ruled for the last 35 years, and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Inmates 'Packed Like Sardines' in Overcrowded Prisons Following Anglophone Protestsa violation of human rights, but is also likely to be counter-productive," said
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
a violation of human rights, but is also likely to be counter-productive," said Ilaria Allegrozzi, Amnesty International's Lake Chad researcher. "The Cameroonian authorities should release anyone detained only for exercising their right to... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Relief Aid Saves Lives, but World Must Tackle Conflictsagencies face obstacles because of ongoing attacks by Boko Haram, he encouraged
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
agencies face obstacles because of ongoing attacks by Boko Haram, he encouraged the Government and its counterparts in the Lake Chad Basin to develop a regional strategy to address the root causes of the crisis.In Yemen, he said, what is needed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why English Speakers Are Demanding Their Own Countryrelated to these protests must be promptly and effectively investigated," said
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
related to these protests must be promptly and effectively investigated," said Ilaria Allegrozzi, Amnesty International's Lake Chad researcher. In October last year, lawyers started a work boycott after the government failed to respond to a list... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Trials begin for more than 1,600 Boko Haram suspectsHaram's attacks have spilled into neighboring countries and displaced more than
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 6 days ago
Haram's attacks have spilled into neighboring countries and displaced more than 2.4 million people in the Lake Chad region, creating a vast humanitarian crisis. Some fighters have allied with the Islamic State group. While... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Trials begin for more than 1 600 Boko Haram suspectsHaram's attacks have spilled into neighboring countries and displaced more than
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 6 days ago
Haram's attacks have spilled into neighboring countries and displaced more than 2.4 million people in the Lake Chad region, creating a vast humanitarian crisis. Some fighters have allied with the Islamic State group. While... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Trials begin for more than 1,600 Boko Haram suspectsHaram's attacks have spilled into neighboring countries and displaced more than
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 6 days ago
Haram's attacks have spilled into neighboring countries and displaced more than 2.4 million people in the Lake Chad region, creating a vast humanitarian crisis. Some fighters have allied with the Islamic State group. While... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Trials begin for more than 1,600 Boko Haram suspectsHaram's attacks have spilled into neighboring countries and displaced more than
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 6 days ago
Haram's attacks have spilled into neighboring countries and displaced more than 2.4 million people in the Lake Chad region, creating a vast humanitarian crisis. Some fighters have allied with the Islamic State group. While... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Attempt to Replenish Lake Chad's Water May Fail Again. Here's Whyhave been reached: Nigeria ratified the Water Charter, five years after it was
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
have been reached: Nigeria ratified the Water Charter, five years after it was signed. Nigeria signed the Charter for the Lake Chad Basin into law. PowerChina and the Commission signed the memorandum of understanding. If Buhari's influence... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Africa and Chad Sign Memorandum of Understanding in Field of Biodiversity Conservation and Management(today) had focussed on environment-related matters, including assistance in th
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
(today) had focussed on environment-related matters, including assistance in the fight against poaching, safeguarding of Lake Chad, Bioprospecting of Flora and training of youth in this area, the Management of Protected Areas as well as the... Read more
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EuroNews
Deadly Ambush in Niger Highlights America's Growing Mission in AfricaISIS forces and Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, or AQIM; in Somalia they are s
EuroNews / Posted 8 days ago
ISIS forces and Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, or AQIM; in Somalia they are seeking Al-Shabaab militants; and in the Lake Chad region they are hunting Boko Haram extremists. Established in October 2007, Africa Command, known as AFRICOM, is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
2030 Agenda and the SDGs in Fragile Statesaccording to the United Nations University. The influence and presence of viol
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
according to the United Nations University. The influence and presence of violent extremist groups in Syria, Mali, the Lake Chad region, Somalia, Iraq, Yemen, Libya, and far beyond have increased. Ongoing conflicts and the incapacity of a... Read more
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New Kerala
Lake Chad Basin: Vulnerable people 'a step away from starvation,' says UN aid chief - newkerala news #277880NEW YORK: The scale up of international assistance to the Lake Chad Basin this
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
NEW YORK: The scale up of international assistance to the Lake Chad Basin this year has averted a famine in north-east Nigeria, even though millions of people are still suffering, according to the United Nations aid chief. Having visited Niger and... Read more
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ABC News
3 American deaths highlight US military role in Nigergroups have also carried out terror attacks inside Niger, Chad and Cameroon. Th
ABC News / Posted 11 days ago
groups have also carried out terror attacks inside Niger, Chad and Cameroon. The four countries are known together as the Lake Chad Basin, the name the U.S. military uses for its intelligence, training and support mission in the region to counter... Read more
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New Kerala
Lake Chad Basin: Vulnerable people 'a step away from starvation,' says UN aid chief - newkerala news #277754NEW YORK: The scale up of international assistance to the Lake Chad Basin this
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
NEW YORK: The scale up of international assistance to the Lake Chad Basin this year has averted a famine in north-east Nigeria, even though millions of people are still suffering, according to the United Nations aid chief. Having visited Niger and... Read more
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International Business Times
Video allegedly shows Cameroon soldiers dragging and beating protesters amid deadly rallies AP said, quoting local media. Six soldiers were attacked during the rallies. I
International Business Times / Posted 11 days ago
AP said, quoting local media. Six soldiers were attacked during the rallies. IlariaAllegrozzi, Amnesty International's Lake Chad researcher, told IBTimes UK that most of the protesters were "shot by security forces as they marched and attempted... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
We Are Determined to Defeat Boko HaramNigeria enjoyed with its neighbours, Cameroon, Chad, Niger Republic and the Ben
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Nigeria enjoyed with its neighbours, Cameroon, Chad, Niger Republic and the Benin Republic, within the framework of the Lake Chad Basin Commission to form a Multinational Joint Task Force, MNJTF. "Consistent with our faith in the need for a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why Is Chad Part of Trump's Travel Ban?the US's most important ally when it comes to counter-terrorism operations in t
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
the US's most important ally when it comes to counter-terrorism operations in the Sahel and against Boko Haram in the Lake Chad Basin. Compare and contrast: Sudan, with its president wanted by the International Criminal Court for crimes... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Police Suspect Same Man For Three Recent RobberiesCleveland Residents Asked To Conserve Water Due To Logjam At City LakeCleveland
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted 12 days ago
Cleveland Residents Asked To Conserve Water Due To Logjam At City LakeCleveland Residents Asked To Conserve Water Due To Logjam At City Lake Chad Finley took this photo about five miles south of Cleveland. Pawnee County Emergency Management... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Interview with UN Under-Secretary-General Mark Lowcocktogether humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to emergencies. He h
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 days ago
together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to emergencies. He has hit the ground running, traveling to the Lake Chad Region just days into the job, attending his very first UN General Assembly high-level session, and now preparing... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
'Drowsy' a lively mix of comedy and music in Deer Parkare: Fred White, David Heyen, Alec White and Rachel Arrigo of Deer Park; Susan
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 12 days ago
are: Fred White, David Heyen, Alec White and Rachel Arrigo of Deer Park; Susan Mele of Seabrook; Christine Reeder of Clear Lake; Chad Fontenot and JD Mathis of La Porte; Keith Dupree Jr. and Krista Dupree of Pearland; Whitney Wyatt and Spencer... Read more
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Aljazeera
Cameroon English-region unrest death toll risesto make their voices heard. The government should investigate these killings,"
Aljazeera / Posted 13 days ago
to make their voices heard. The government should investigate these killings," Ilaria Allegrozzi, Amnesty International’s Lake Chad region researcher, said in a statement on Monday. Internet was blocked in the region for the third day on Tuesday... Read more
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International Business Times
Boko Haram's relentless insurgency has forced 3 million children out of school in Nigeria under his local command.Site intelligence The extremists' eight-year insurgenc
International Business Times / Posted 13 days ago
under his local command.Site intelligence The extremists' eight-year insurgency has killed more than 20,000 people in the Lake Chad region, and displaced more than 2.3 million. Casualties have doubled in the past five months in Borno and Adamawa... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Global Humanitarian Needs Have Never Been Higher, Says UN Officialtogether humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to emergencies. He h
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to emergencies. He has hit the ground running, traveling to the Lake Chad Region just days into the job, attending his very first UN General Assembly high-level session, and now preparing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Impact of Climate Change On Health in Nigeriaone that struck 25 years ago in the North-eastern region, presently comprising
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
one that struck 25 years ago in the North-eastern region, presently comprising Borno and Yobe states. The southern part of Lake Chad, the section of the lake that lies inside Nigerian territory dried up. About four decades ago, the Lake covered an... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Seventeen killed following protests in Anglophone regionsyesterday’s protests in several towns of the Anglophone regions in Cameroon. Il
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
yesterday’s protests in several towns of the Anglophone regions in Cameroon. Ilaria Allegrozzi, Amnesty International’s Lake Chad researcher said: * “The worrying escalation witnessed over the weekend has now reached a crisis point. The use of... Read more
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International Business Times
Military helicopters kill protesters in Cameroon's English-speaking areas in the west and southwest regions of Cameroon is not the solution," said Ilaria
International Business Times / Posted 14 days ago
in the west and southwest regions of Cameroon is not the solution," said Ilaria Allegrozzi, Amnesty International's Lake Chad researcher. "All deaths related to these protests must be promptly and effectively investigated." Local media had... Read more
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Eye Witness News
At least 17 killed in Cameroon separatist clashes – AmnestyPaul Biya. Witnesses said security forces opened fire, often at close range. I
Eye Witness News / Posted 14 days ago
Paul Biya. Witnesses said security forces opened fire, often at close range. Ilaria Allegrozzi, Amnesty International’s Lake Chad region researcher, told Reuters that the victims died across several towns in the two Anglophone regions bordering... Read more
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Aljazeera
Separatist sentiment grips parts of Cameroongovernment. Witnesses said security forces opened fire, often at close range.
Aljazeera / Posted 14 days ago
government. Witnesses said security forces opened fire, often at close range. "I now have confirmation of at least 15 killed in several towns," Ilaria Allegrozzi, Amnesty International's Lake Chad region researcher, told Reuters... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Speech By Akinwumi A. Adesina, President of the African Development Bank At the Gala Dinner During the State Visit to Niger, September 26, 2017African Development Bank stands with you, firmly in your battle for freedom, pe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
African Development Bank stands with you, firmly in your battle for freedom, peace and stability of Niger and the entire Lake Chad region. You've also faced major macroeconomic shocks which have affected your economy, with the sharp decline in... Read more
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Reuters
At least 17 killed in Cameroon separatist clashes: AmnestyPaul Biya. Witnesses said security forces opened fire, often at close range. I
Reuters / Posted 14 days ago
Paul Biya. Witnesses said security forces opened fire, often at close range. Ilaria Allegrozzi, Amnesty International’s Lake Chad region researcher, told Reuters that the victims died across several towns in the two Anglophone regions bordering... Read more
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Reuters
At least 15 killed in Cameroon separatist clashes: Amnestyfire, often at close range. “I now have confirmation of at least 15 killed in
Reuters / Posted 14 days ago
fire, often at close range. “I now have confirmation of at least 15 killed in several towns,” Ilaria Allegrozzi, Amnesty International’s Lake Chad region researcher, told Reuters. Writing by Emma Farge; Editing by Joe Bavier and Andre... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
At least 15 killed in Cameroon separatist clashes - Amnestyat close range. "I now have confirmation of at least 15 killed in several town
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
at close range. "I now have confirmation of at least 15 killed in several towns," Ilaria Allegrozzi, Amnesty International's Lake Chad region researcher, told Reuters. (Writing by Emma Farge; Editing by Joe Bavier and Andrew Heavens)Source: Reu... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari Visits Troops in Borno, As U.S. Gives $54 M to Nigeria, Otherstotalled about $700 million since 2015. He said: "On security issues, Nigeria
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
totalled about $700 million since 2015. He said: "On security issues, Nigeria is an important leader and partner in the Lake Chad Basin, collaborating with its neighbours to defeat the scourge of Boko Haram and ISIS-West Africa. "The United... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
What Buhari Told Nigerians At Independence (Full Textbases and routes of the insurgents have been neutralized. The Armed Forces have
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
bases and routes of the insurgents have been neutralized. The Armed Forces have established a Naval presence in the Lake Chad Basin as part of the coordinated military efforts to curtail the movements or re-emergence of the sect in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S. Gives $54 Million to Nigeria, Otherstotalled about $700 million since 2015. He said: "On security issues, Nigeria
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
totalled about $700 million since 2015. He said: "On security issues, Nigeria is an important leader and partner in the Lake Chad Basin, collaborating with its neighbours to defeat the scourge of Boko Haram and ISIS-West Africa. "The United... Read more
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