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Freed Nigerian women tell of horror of Boko Haram captivity| Reuters

May 03, 2015

Freed Nigerian women tell of horror of Boko Haram captivity| Reuters

YOLA, Nigeria (Reuters) - Boko Haram fighters killed older boys and men in front of their families before taking women and children into the forest where many died of hunger and disease, freed captives said on Sunday after they were brought to a government refugee camp. The Nigerian army rescued hundreds of women and children last week from the Islamist fighters in northern Nigeria's Sambisa Forest in a major operation that has turned international attention to the plight of hostages. After days on the road in pickup trucks, hundreds were released on Sunday into the care of authorities at a refugee camp in the eastern town of Yola to be fed and treated for injuries. #Business #Technology #France #Middle East #science #Argentina #Nigeria #United Kingdom #Copyright #Latin America #lifestyle
Hundreds of rescued Nigerian women and children arrive at refugee camp| Reuters

May 03, 2015

Hundreds of rescued Nigerian women and children arrive at refugee camp| Reuters

YOLA, Nigeria (Reuters) - Hundreds of traumatised Nigerian women and children rescued from Boko Haram Islamists have been released into the care of authorities at a refugee camp in the eastern town of Yola, an army spokesman said. The 275 women and children, some of whom had bandaged heads and arms, arrived in the camp ran by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Saturday night after days on the road travelling in pick-up trucks. Nearly 700 kidnap victims have been freed from Boko Haram's stronghold in the northeastern Sambisa Forest since Tuesday, with the latest group of 234 women and children liberated on Friday. #Economy #India #France #Nigeria #United Kingdom #Copyright #Latin America #Mexico #lifestyle
Niger governor orders evacuation on islands after Boko Haram attacks last week

May 01, 2015

Niger governor orders evacuation on islands after Boko Haram attacks last week

After a deadly attack there by Boko Haram militants last week, A regional governor in southern Niger ordered the evacuation of the West African nation's inhabited islands on Lake Chad. #World #NewsTracker #Nigeria #Niger #Boko Haram #Terrorists #West African Nations
Niger governor orders islands evacuated after Boko Haram attacks| Reuters

May 01, 2015

Niger governor orders islands evacuated after Boko Haram attacks| Reuters

NIAMEY (Reuters) - A regional governor in southern Niger on Thursday ordered the evacuation of the West African nation's inhabited islands on Lake Chad following a deadly attack there by Boko Haram militants last week. At least 74 Nigerien soldiers and civilians were killed when hundreds of the militants aboard motorised canoes attacked the island of Karamga at dawn on April 25. Dozens of soldier are still missing following clashes that ultimately drove out the attackers, leaving 156 of them dead #Economy #Sports #Technology #Africa #Italy #Argentina #Nigeria #opinion
About 160 more hostages rescued from Boko Haram stronghold: Nigerian army

Apr 30, 2015

About 160 more hostages rescued from Boko Haram stronghold: Nigerian army

Nigerian troops have rescued about 160 more hostages from Boko Haram's Sambisa Forest stronghold in northeast Nigeria, the country's army told AFP on Thursday. #NewsTracker #Army #Nigeria #Boko Haram #Sambisa Forest #Nigerian troops

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Why hasn't a team from Africa won the FIFA World Cup?

Jan 22, 2013

Why hasn't a team from Africa won the FIFA World Cup?

The African Nations Cup gives us a chance of looking at Africa's finest teams and wonder once again: why have they despite all their talent not yet won the World Cup #OnOurMind #Nigeria #KickingAround #Ghana #Cameroon