Boko Haram

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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Amid Boko Haram violence, situation worsens for displaced in southeast Niger – UN

Security and humanitarian conditions are deteriorating in southeast Niger, where hundreds of thousands of people settled after fleeing Boko Haram insurgents, the United Nations refugee agency warned today.

In Niger, UN relief chief urges focus on civilians impacted by Boko Haram violence

Wrapping up a two-day mission to Niger, the top United Nations humanitarian official has called for greater attention to the crisis unfolding in the country's Diffa region, where violence at the hands of Boko Haram has forced more than 240,000 people out of their homes on both sides of the border with Nigeria.

“Complicated and challenging” job to liberate Nigeria’s abducted girls

Any military operation to free more than 200 girls abducted by the terrorist group Boko Haram would be “complicated and challenging” and could end in “disaster”.

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