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  • One year later, 219 Nigerian girls are still missing

    One year later, 219 Nigerian girls are still missing
    Nigeria has much to be proud of lately. With last month's peaceful elections, the country seems to have earned a new look, as if Nigeria is finally showing signs of being a nation where democratic processes have taken root.
  • Review: 'The Fishermen' by Chigozie Obioma

    Review: 'The Fishermen' by Chigozie Obioma
    The most frustrating thing about "The Fishermen" is that the author has no other books for the reader to devour once the final page is reached. This is Chigozie Obioma's first novel, although he has published some short stories. These stories, sadly,...

    South African military joins police to tamp down attacks on foreigners

    South African military joins police to tamp down attacks on foreigners
    Security forces raided a men’s hostel outside Johannesburg as authorities deployed the South African military for the first time to crack down on recent violence against foreigners, most from other African countries. The joint police and army...

    Boko Haram attacks 2 villages in Cameroon, kills 12

    Boko Haram militants killed at least 12 people in attacks on two Cameroonian villages on the northern border with Nigeria, a senior military official said Friday. The Islamic extremists entered the villages of Bia and Diana late Thursday, looting and...

    CORRECTION: Boko Haram-UN story

    In a story April 16 about negotiations for a U.N. mandate for a multination force to fight Boko Haram, The Associated Press incorrectly stated that a Chapter 7 mandate requires military enforcement. Some articles in Chapter 7 of the U.N. charter ban...