Fresh Kidnapping of 80 Students in Nigeria Shows Worsening Insecurities

ABUJA – Nigeria security on Sunday rescued 80 more students kidnapped by gunmen in northwest Katsina state. The kidnapping and rescue came just days after gunmen released more than 300 schoolboys from a week in captivity and underscores serious concerns about security in the region. The Islamiyya school students, mostly girls were ambushed in the […]

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Pre-Election Violence in CAR Sends Hundreds Fleeing to Cameroon

GAROUA BOULAY, CAMEROON — Cameroon says hundreds of Central African Republic (CAR) civilians have fled across the border in the past few days to escape election-related violence. Bangui is holding elections later this month and those fleeing into Cameroon say sporadic clashes are already breaking out. Local residents say Garoua Boulay’s public square in the […]

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