Daily Archives: August 7, 2020

More Than 100 Boko Haram, Captives Surrender Along Cameroon-Nigeria Border

MAROUA, CAMEROON – More than 100 Boko Haram and their captives, almost all Nigerians, have fled the group in the past two weeks, according to the Multinational Joint Task Force fighting the Islamist militants.

Thirty-four-year-old Nigerian Kharim Kalga is among …

Tanzania Opposition Leader to Run Against President in General Elections

DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA – Tanzanian opposition leader Tundu Lissu was chosen this week to take on President John Magufuli in October’s general elections.

Lissu returned to Tanzania from Belgium last week for the first time since 2017, when the …

Somali Floods Displace Hundreds of Thousands, Raise Fears of Coronavirus Spread

GENEVA – Surging floodwaters in the southern regions of Somalia have driven more than 650,000 people to flee their homes this year. The U.N. refugee agency reports the flooding has caused food shortages, led to the outbreak of killer diseases …