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By Guest Author On Wednesday, December 5th, 2018
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Where is Arabic spoken and its importance

Arabic is the language of the Arab people. Its name ‘Arabic’ was taken from the word Arab which means ‘nomad’ and it started as the language of the nomadic people. Today it is the fifth most More...

By Oscar Nkala On Thursday, August 23rd, 2018
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Chad to host new African regional counter-terrorism center

Defense and foreign ministers from Sudan, Libya, Chad and Niger have agreed to set up a Joint (Security) Operations Center to strengthen regional border security and coordinate joint military operations against More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, August 9th, 2018
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35 sailors kidnapped for ransom as piracy returns to Gulf of Guinea

Petro-piracy in the West African Gulf of Guinea is on the rise although it is unlikely to reach the levels witnessed at the height of the crisis between 2011 and 2013, a leading global security risk analyst group More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, May 1st, 2018
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FinTech Takes Another Leap: Say Hello to the TransferWise Borderless Account

TransferWise has been in the news off late. The company popularly known for its bank-bashing advertisements has branched out by launching a new service that aims to disrupt how cross-border fund transfers are carried More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, April 28th, 2018
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Boko Haram terrorists attack northeast Nigeria, battling army at Jidari-Polo

At least four people were killed when Boko Haram suicide bombers attacked northeast Nigeria, near Maiduguri on Thursday night. Maj.-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, said in a More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, April 20th, 2018
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Nigeria’s Islamic State terrorist group, Boko Haram, targeting refugees and the displaced as ‘soft targets’

In the latest chapter of heinous, evil attacks on human life, the Nigerian terrorist group, Boko Haram, is reportedly targeting refugees and internally displaced people as “soft targets.” Boko Haram More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, October 27th, 2017
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UNICEF: ‘It will take over 100 years to end child marriage in West and Central Africa’

Unless something drastic happens, it’s going to take about a century to end child marriage in West and Central Africa, according to a UNICEF report published earlier this week. Public domain image/Mondo Magic The More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, June 21st, 2015
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Boko Haram expands geography, attacks Niger, kills dozens

An attack by Islamist Boko Haram fighters in Niger has killed at least 38 people, officials say as the Sunni Muslim group expands beyond the borders of northern Nigeria in their fight to establish a caliphate – More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, May 18th, 2015
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New report: Boko Haram has murdered 5000 Catholics, displaced 100K

Over 5,000 Catholics in one diocese have been killed by Boko Haram militants, with an additional 100,000 Catholics forced out of their homes due to Boko Haram violence in the area, says a new report titled: Situation More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, April 29th, 2015
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Nigerian military report the rescue of nearly 300 women, girls from Boko Haram

Two hundred girls and 93 women have been rescued from Nigeria’s Sambisa Forest, according to a new report. They were kidnapped by Boko Haram, the Islamic terrorist group that is striving to establish a caliphate More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, March 17th, 2015
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Nigeria: Olusegun Obasanjo says Boko Haram has ‘legitimate grievances’

Former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo has indicated that the Boko Haram terrorist group has “legitimate grievances” during a new interview with a British outlet. While criticizing the response More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, February 9th, 2015
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Boko Haram threatens region in video, attacks Niger, Cameroon

Abubakar Shekau in new YouTube video, threatening the region photo/ screenshot Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau vowed in a new video released on Monday that the group would defeat a regional force fighting the More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
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Boko Haram violates ceasefire with government, raids three villages murdering citizens

Justa fter news broke that Boko Haram and government officials had agreed on a ceasefire and the release of kidnapped school girls, the militant Muslims shot and murdered citizens in three northern villages. The More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, August 23rd, 2014
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Boko Haram overtakes, seizes Nigerian police academy

The Islamic militant group Boko Haram seized a Nigeria police academy located in Gwoza as their violence spreads across the African nation. “Several hundred” terrorists stormed the Liman Kara police More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, June 5th, 2014
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New data indicates 800 per day flee Nigeria in response to Boko Haram violence

PRESS RELEASE: Abduction of schoolgirls and unrelenting attacks on civilians may be the tip of the iceberg, highlights a new briefing paper released today by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC), raising More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, May 23rd, 2014
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US troops and drones search for missing Nigerian girls in Chad

The United States is sending 80 military personnel and one unarmed Predator reconnaissance drone to Chad as part of a growing effort to find the more than 275 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Islamic extremists More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, May 1st, 2014
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Nigeria: Kidnapped girls sold into marriage Boko Haram Islamic terrorists

More than 200 kidnapped Nigerian girls and women have been reportedly sold into marriage with their Boko Haram abductors for $12. Image/CIA Halite Aliyu, of the Borno-Yobe People’s Forum, told the Associated Press More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, January 16th, 2014
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Carter Center: 148 Guinea worm cases were reported worldwide in 2013

PRESS RELEASE The Carter Center announced today that 148 Guinea worm cases were reported worldwide in 2013. These provisional numbers, reported by ministries of health in the remaining four endemic nations and More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, September 14th, 2013
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MenAfriVac meningitis vaccine an incredible success in Chad

A new meningitis vaccine, MenAfriVac or PsA-TT, has proved to be a raging success in after a mass vaccination campaign in the African country of Chad, according to new research published in The Lancet. MenAfriVac,  a More...

By Judy Aron On Friday, February 8th, 2013
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African Lab Rats, exploring the victims of the Bill Gates backed Meningitis Vaccine

While people talk of the tragedy of 20 elementary school children being shot down in Newtown, CT, perhaps we ought to also consider the tragedy of the other kind of “shots” … shots made by pharmaceutical More...


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