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Why does al-Shabaab still exist?

Almost a decade since the African Union military intervention in Somalia, the antagonists have fought to a standstill. Or maybe not. All things considered, explains Ben Rawlence, it could well be in East Africa’s interest to keep al-Shabaab alive.

Digital radicals on the Swahili coast

Youth radicalisation and recruitment into jihadist groups is on the rise. Little is said about the histories of exclusion and marginalisation fuelling recruitment, argues Paul Goldsmith.

Life as a Boko Haram hostage

Boko Haram attacked traditional ruler Seini Boukar Lamine’s town, kidnapped him and his family and held them hostage for two and a half months.

Exiled by Boko Haram

Over 40,000 Nigerians fleeing Boko Haram now live as refugees in Minawao refugee camp in Cameroon. James Schneider visited the camp and finds out that …