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Senegal

Senegal convicts 13 suspected Boko Haram fighters

Accused imprisoned for attempting to establish a homegrown armed group modelled on Boko Haram.

Senegal convicts 13 suspected Boko Haram fighters

Africa

Boko Haram fighters who abducted Chibok girls captured

The eight men were among a group of 22 fighters arrested within the past two week in connection with the 2014 abduction.

Nigeria captures Boko Haram fighters who abducted Chibok girls

Opinion

Boko Haram, IDP returns and political calculations in Nigeria

Why are IDPs being urged to return to unsafe areas in Nigeria's northeast?

Orji Sunday

by Orji Sunday

Orji Sunday

Africa

Dozens killed in suspected Boko Haram attack in Nigeria

At least 31 people killed after twin suicide blasts hit northeastern part of the country, according to a local official.

Dozens killed in suspected Boko Haram attack in Nigeria

Opinion

Boko Haram survivors starved and raped by Nigeria's military

Women who survived the brutal rule of Boko Haram are now facing sexual violence at the hands of the Nigerian military.

Lauren Aarons

by Lauren Aarons

Lauren Aarons

Opinion

Nigeria's difficult path to long lasting peace with Boko Haram

To achieve sustainable peace with Boko Haram, the Nigerian government must look beyond military solutions.

Lai Mohammed

by Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed

Africa

Forum in Nigeria to discuss crisis in Lake Chad

Regional governments say the recent spike in violence requires a look beyond providing aid.

Nigeria

Nigeria: 1,000 hostages rescued from Boko Haram

Regional task force helps to secure the release of the captives, mostly women and children, army spokesman says.

Nigeria: 1,000 hostages rescued from Boko Haram

Nigeria

Nigeria mosque attack death toll rises to 86

Gravediggers say dozens more than official number were killed in Tuesday's double suicide attack in northeast Nigeria.

Nigeria mosque attack death toll rises to 86

Nigeria

Nigeria: Mosque blast kills at least 24 in northeast

Residents say two suicide bombers detonated explosives at a mosque and a market in Mubi town.

Blast kills at least 24 in northeast Nigeria: police

Boko Haram

Boko Haram huntress

Aisha Bakari Gombi has reached real-life superhero status for her battlefield bravery in her fight against Boko Haram.

Boko Haram huntress

Witness

Aisha: Boko Haram Huntress

Meet the 'Queen Hunter' Aisha who catches Boko Haram fighters and searches for kidnapped children in northern Nigeria.

Africa

Nigeria: 149 women and children rescued from Boko Haram

Soldiers free 54 women and 95 children abducted by Boko Haram in the country's northeast, says army spokesman.

Nigeria: 149 women and children rescued from Boko Haram

Boko Haram

Displaced by Boko Haram, thousands languish in camps

Dire living conditions in Nigeria's capital for thousands who escaped the armed group's violence in the northeast.

Thousands displaced by Boko Haram languish in Abuja IDP camps

Boko Haram

Freed Nigerian schoolgirls undergoing treatment

The 105 Nigerian schoolgirls and their families have begun to recover after the Boko Haram fighters who abducted the girls released them earlier this week.