Boko Haram

Forgotten humanitarian crisis in north-east Nigeria

A “forgotten crisis” is taking place in north-eastern Nigeria which the UN humanitarian affairs office (OCHA) warns could be the worst on the African continent.

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Boko Haram fighters can reintegrate “with right approach”

Many young fighters belonging to the extremist Boko Haram group can be convinced to return to their communities “with the right approach”.

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Polio risk in Lake Chad region is real, says UNICEF

The risk of a polio outbreak spreading in the Lake Chad region of Africa is real, the UN Children’s Fund  UNICEF said Tuesday.

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UN and Africa: focus on African development, climate change and SDGs

Terrorism “threat of the century” says Chad President

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UN and Africa: focus on Timbuktu, food assistance and children in South Sudan

Islamist militant from Mali pleads guilty to Timbuktu war crimes

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People in need of food in north-east Nigeria doubles to 4.5m

The number of people in need of urgent food assistance in north-eastern Nigeria has doubled to 4.5 million according to the UN World Food Programme or

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UN and Africa: focus on Lake Chad region, Africa development and illegal fishing

Boko Haram crisis has “devastated” Lake Chad region’s economy

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Boko Haram crisis has “devastated” Lake Chad region’s economy

The security and humanitarian crisis brought on by the Boko Haram terrorist group across Africa’s Lake Chad Basin has “devastated” the region’s economy.

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UN and Africa: focus on displaced people in Nigeria, Zika virus, El Niño and Liberia sanctions

Nigerian nurse describes sheltering 50 people fleeing Boko Haram

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Nigerian nurse describes sheltering 50 people fleeing Boko Haram

A retired nurse from Nigeria has been describing how she gave shelter to 50 people who were fleeing the Boko Haram terrorist group.

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