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By The Dispatch On Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
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UN Warns of Rising Threat to Children in Mali

(International Christian Concern) –Mali has been a hotbed for violence and extremism for many years now. In 2012, extremists and separatists were able to seize control of much of Northern Mali. The extremists More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
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Boko Haram has Kidnapped 179 People from Niger in 2019 so Far

(International Christian Concern) –It has been reported that Boko Haram has kidnapped 179 people in Niger this year. Of those, the majority are young women and girls. With it being just over 220 days into the More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019
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Boko Haram Displaces Thousands in Northern Cameroon

(International Christian Concern) –Boko Haram has been wreaking havoc and destruction across northern Nigeria and the lake chad regions of Cameroon, chad, and Niger for over a decade. Just over a week ago, the More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, June 18th, 2019
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Muslim Protestors Burn Christian Church in Niger Over Sheikhs Arrest

(International Christian Concern) –On Saturday, June 15th, 2019, a mob of Muslim protestors set a church ablaze in Maradi, the third largest city in Niger. The incident was a response to the arrest of a very prominent More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 15th, 2019
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Christian girl Leah Sharibu turns 16, still a prisoner of Boko Haram Islamic terrorist group

Leah Sharibu’s 16th birthday will not be sweet. The Nigerian Christian girl was captured by Boko Haram on Feb. 19, 2018, along with 109 of her female classmates. Five girls died in captivity while 104 were released More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 8th, 2019
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25 Christians Killed by Boko Haram in Door to Door Attacks

(International Christian Concern) –On Monday, April 29, Boko Haram fighters invaded the Christian community of Kuda, located near Madagali in Nigeria’s Adamawa State. The terrorists surrounded the community More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, March 28th, 2019
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Boko Haram uses two women suicide bombers in Niger attack, leaves at least 10 dead

A mayor in east Niger has confirmed that Boko Haram suicide bombers and gunmen attack the town Tuesday and at least ten people have killed. “Two female suicide bombers blew themselves up and gunmen then attacked More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Sunday, March 10th, 2019
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Boko Haram terrorist attack in Niger leaves 7 soldiers, 38 militants dead

Seven soldiers and 38 militants died in an assault by the Boko Haram jihadist group in southeastern Niger, the defense ministry said. “Armed forces … strongly repelled an attack by the terrorist group Boko More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, December 18th, 2018
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Boko Haram Kills 12 More Soldiers in Gudumbali, Nigeria

(International Christian Concern) –12 soldiers were killed yesterday in Northeast Nigeria, during another attack by Boko Haram. Several Dozen others are still missing. This is just another in a recent series of More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, October 27th, 2018
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Mali extends the State of Emergency for another year

(International Christian Concern) –Mali has extended their state of emergency by another year due to continued Jihadists activity in the northern half of the country as well as terrorist activity throughout it More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, September 28th, 2018
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Nigeria: Fulani Muslim extremists ambush traveling Christians, killing two

(International Christian Concern) –On September 20, 2018, Fulani militants attacked a group of Christians from Ancha Baptist Church in Ancha, Plateau State, Nigeria. The villagers were returning home from a trip More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 27th, 2018
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Italian priest, missionary to Africa, Rev. Pierluigi Maccalli kidnapped by Muslim extremists

(International Christian Concern) –On September 17, 2018, Islamic extremists entered the home of an Italian priest living and evangelizing in Niger. Rev. Pierluigi Maccalli, a member of the Society of African 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 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 Tuesday, October 24th, 2017
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Barbara Lee: ‘Members of Congress did not even know’ there were troops in Niger

Americans may be scratching their heads over the recent news from Washington as senior senators in both parties, including Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), said on Sunday that they were unaware More...

By Grandpa Ernie On Monday, October 23rd, 2017
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Why is the US military not only in Niger, but 176 other countries?

Good afternoon, Gramps here, The world of cable news is just so full of nonsense. With so many important things to report on, in 2017 they frequently resort to this or that about what Donald Trump did and said. NigerImage/CIA Look More...

By Sierra Jones On Tuesday, February 7th, 2017
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EU blocks refugees from Libya, somehow Trump is attacked

During European Union’s latest summit in Malta on Friday to debate and discuss migration into Europe from the sub-Saharan Africa through Libya and across the Mediterranean, President Trump’s new immigration More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 12th, 2016
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2015 Data: Muslims responsible for 99% of all suicide terrorist attacks

The great news is that there were fewer suicide attacks worldwide in 2015 than 2014, “only” 452 as compared with 592, according to a new report by an Israeli research team. While it may not be shocking, but More...


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