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The growing threat of ISIS and Al-Qaeda in Africa

From the Sahel to Mozambique, terror attacks by groups affiliated to ISIS and Al-Qaeda have been on the increase in recent years. Al Venter takes a detailed look what is happening in the terror hotspots and how African countries and their allies are responding to the problem

War games in the Sahel

Over the past three years, the Sahel, specifically Niger, has become the venue of a military build-up of foreign troops from the US, France, Germany, …

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.

Inside Boko Haram

As Boko Haram’s deadly insurgency spills out of Nigeria’s borders, we sent James Schneider to one of the affected regions – Cameroon’s far north.