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Boko Haram closes in! Nigeria loses critical military city to the savage terrorism group

Boko Haram closes in! Nigeria loses critical military city to the savage terrorism group Watch

Africa

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Boko Haram seized control of Nigerian city, Monguno on January 25, after launching a simultaneous attack on Monguno and the capital of Borno, ...

HOPE FOR PEACE: Much work remains in order to bring peace, stability to Mali

HOPE FOR PEACE: Much work remains in order to bring peace, stability to Mali Watch

Africa

Malian expert Ahmed Aghama says stability must be reintroduced into the region. "Mali must recover its stability to enable the country's ...

NO IMPROVEMENT: Egypt falls far in protecting female population, report says

NO IMPROVEMENT: Egypt falls far in protecting female population, report says Watch

Africa

By Kieran Guilbert, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Token legal reforms have failed to end widespread public, domestic and state violence against women and girls in Egypt, who face sexual abuse, mob ...

'Tip of the iceberg' Boko Haram leader warns MORE DEATHS are coming in latest video

'Tip of the iceberg' Boko Haram leader warns MORE DEATHS are coming in latest video Watch

Africa

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

"This is just the beginning of killings," warns Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau in Boko Haram's latest rant video. Following Boko Haram's most ...

Criminal network roils in the Sahel: Arrests made by Algerian law enforcement

Criminal network roils in the Sahel: Arrests made by Algerian law enforcement Watch

Africa

The investigations of the A.N.P. or People's National Army of Algeria have led to the arrest of criminals operating in the Sahel region. ...

Algerian army standing fast against tide of terrorism

Algerian army standing fast against tide of terrorism Watch

Africa

The Algerian army, confronted by the harsh realities as experienced in the Sahel and Nigeria, with large swathes of land under the iron fist of ...

More than a million Nigerians may have been forced to flee due to Boko Haram, U.N. says

More than a million Nigerians may have been forced to flee due to Boko Haram, U.N. says Watch

Africa

By Misha Hussain, Thomson Reuters Foundation

More than one million people may have been forced to leave their homes in northern Nigeria by the five-year-old insurgency of Islamist sect Boko ...

BOKO HARAM MARCHES ONWARD: Attacks in Cameroon cause thousands to flee for their lives

BOKO HARAM MARCHES ONWARD: Attacks in Cameroon cause thousands to flee for their lives Watch

Africa

Ten thousand Cameroonians have fled with their lives after incursions from the dreaded terrorist group Boko Haram along the border regions with ...

When will the West wake up? Nigerian Bishop says only Western powers can defeat Boko Haram and save Christians from genocide

When will the West wake up? Nigerian Bishop says only Western powers can defeat Boko Haram and save Christians from genocide Watch

Africa

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Bishop Oliver Dashe Doeme of Maiduguri, who leads a diocese in north-eastern Nigeria, says that the only way in which Boko Haram -an Islamist ...

BREAKTHROUGH? Peace talks in Mali could lead to end to terrorism in Sahel region

BREAKTHROUGH? Peace talks in Mali could lead to end to terrorism in Sahel region Watch

Africa

The African nation of Algeria has been working with both Malian government officials and Tuareg rebels in order to end the roiling civil war in ...

Niger declares war on Christianity! Boko Haram incites violence following Charlie Hebdo publication

Niger declares war on Christianity! Boko Haram incites violence following Charlie Hebdo publication Watch

Africa

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Following the recent depiction of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad on the cover of French magazine Charlie Hebdo, Niger has erupted in violence that ...

Is peace on the horizon? After several months of intense fear, warring parties in Libya declare ceasefire

Is peace on the horizon? After several months of intense fear, warring parties in Libya declare ceasefire Watch

Africa

There is a glimmer of hope in Libya. After several months of war and violence, that has almost brought the nations to its knees. Both the Fajr ...

Boko Haram launches deadly surprise raid into Cameroon, taking 80 prisoners back to Nigeria

Boko Haram launches deadly surprise raid into Cameroon, taking 80 prisoners back to Nigeria Watch

Africa

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Militants from the Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram launched a surprise raid across the border into Cameroon, abducting 80 people in an attack ...

Islamic Terrorist Organization Boko Haram Slaughters 2000 Innocents in Nigeria

Islamic Terrorist Organization Boko Haram Slaughters 2000 Innocents in Nigeria Watch

Africa

By Deacon Keith Fournier

While news reports multiply in the aftermath of the evil actions of Islamic Muslim Extremists in Paris, the rising tide of Islamic extremism ...

Small victory for freedom: Terrorist cell dismantled in southern Algeria

Small victory for freedom: Terrorist cell dismantled in southern Algeria Watch

Africa

After a week of terror in France, it was a small victory for the forces of freedom. A dozen criminals, comprising a terrorist cell were captured ...

Body of assassinated French tourist finally discovered

Body of assassinated French tourist finally discovered Watch

Africa

The remains of French national Herve Gourdel, kidnapped and beheaded last September in Kabylia, have been discovered. Security forces, after five ...

40 dead! Nigerian soldiers win major battle over Boko Haram

40 dead! Nigerian soldiers win major battle over Boko Haram Watch

Africa

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram launched an attack on the northeastern town of Biu on Wednesday, but Nigerian soldiers-with the aid of ...

Shocking satellite images provide detail on how horrifically destructive Boko Haram's latest attack in Baga really was

Shocking satellite images provide detail on how horrifically destructive Boko Haram's latest attack in Baga really was Watch

Africa

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

In the weeks following Boko Haram's deadliest attack, small Nigerian town, Baga continues to suffer. Satellite images of Baga before and after the ...

Nigerians flood neighboring Chad, Niger and Cameroon after Boko Haram attacks

Nigerians flood neighboring Chad, Niger and Cameroon after Boko Haram attacks Watch

Africa

By Misha Hussain and Abdoulaye Massalaki, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Some 20,000 Nigerians have fled to Chad, Niger and Cameroon in the past two weeks after their towns and Islamist sect Boko Haram, according to ...

West ignores Boko Haram violence at its own peril, archbishop warns

West ignores Boko Haram violence at its own peril, archbishop warns Watch

Africa

Nigerian Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama of Jos says the West is ignoring the violent actions of the militant Islamist group, Boko Haram. The ...

Disturbing and bloody: Dreaded Nigerian terror group Boko Haram leaves footprints of dead bodies

Disturbing and bloody: Dreaded Nigerian terror group Boko Haram leaves footprints of dead bodies Watch

Africa

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

January 3rd marked Boko Haram's deadliest massacre with an estimated 2,000 people dead. Ten days later, dead bodies are still strewn across the town.

Boko Haram's lethal reach extends beyond Nigeria into West Africa

Boko Haram's lethal reach extends beyond Nigeria into West Africa Watch

Africa

Supporters of the Sunnah, or Ansar Ahl Al Sunnah actively support Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram far beyond the borders of Nigeria. Boko ...

Mini-Islamic State: Boko Haram continues to take control over Nigerian territory

Mini-Islamic State: Boko Haram continues to take control over Nigerian territory Watch

Africa

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Boko Haram threatens all of Nigeria and surrounding areas as they now control about 20,000 square miles of territory. Recognized as a mini-Islamic ...

MASS SLAUGHTER: Nigerian terror group Boko Haram kills 200 people, razes 16 villages

MASS SLAUGHTER: Nigerian terror group Boko Haram kills 200 people, razes 16 villages Watch

Africa

Dreaded Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram is serious: The group has killed up to 2,000 people in the northeast Nigerian town of Baga. It is the ...

Boko Haram threatens president of Cameroon in YouTube video

Boko Haram threatens president of Cameroon in YouTube video Watch

Africa

Nigerian terrorist group, Boko Haram has issued a provocative threat against Cameroonian President Paul Biya. In a video recently posted on ...

As Libya sinks into chaos - is the rest of North Africa far behind?

As Libya sinks into chaos - is the rest of North Africa far behind? Watch

Africa

The situation in Libya, which fell into opposing factions ever since the bloody overthrow of Dictator Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. There are ...

Previously unknown Egyptian queen discovered in tomb

Previously unknown Egyptian queen discovered in tomb Watch

Africa

An archeology team from Czechoslovakia in Egypt has uncovered a heretofore unknown historical personage: that is, the tomb of a previously ...

Al-Qaeda suspected in deadly attack on army base in Mali

Al-Qaeda suspected in deadly attack on army base in Mali Watch

Africa

Authorities are blaming Al-Qaeda in a deadly attack on a Malian army base near the Mauritanian border. At least eight people were killed in the ...