Boko Haram Turns to Women, Children as Suicide Bombers

Boko Haram Turns to Women, Children as Suicide Bombers

ADF STAFF As Boko Haram saw its territorial gains recede in the face of military operations, the Islamic insurgent group began to turn to asymmetric…

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Viewpoint

Viewpoint

U.S. Africa Command Staff While most of the world was not watching, Boko Haram grew to become the deadliest terror organization on earth. The group…

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‘We Are Not Letting Up’

‘We Are Not Letting Up’

October 1 remains a special date for all Nigerians as this marks the day when we attained one of the most precious of human desires…

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Malawi Hails Historic Relocation of 520 Elephants

Malawi Hails Historic Relocation of 520 Elephants

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Malawi has successfully concluded a two-year project to move 520 sedated elephants to a reserve where the animals had been nearly wiped out…

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Madagascar’s Health Minister Separates Conjoined Twins

Madagascar’s Health Minister Separates Conjoined Twins

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE In most countries, health ministers are seen as bureaucrats more interested in paperwork than medical miracles. But in Madagascar, Mamy Lalatiana Andriamanarivo recently…

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Mapping Brings order to Benin’s Streets

Mapping Brings order to Benin’s Streets

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE In Benin’s economic capital of Cotonou, as in many other African cities, finding a house, office or restaurant is often like a treasure…

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Battling Boko Haram

Battling Boko Haram

Nigerian and Regional Efforts Helped Turn the Tide Against the Insurgent Group ADF STAFF Boko Haram has left its mark in blood and destruction across…

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Sustaining the Momentum

Sustaining the Momentum

The Commander of a Regional Force Believes Stability and Peace Will Brighten the Future of the Lake Chad Basin ADF STAFF Nigerian Army Maj. Gen….

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A Region Rallies

A Region Rallies

The Multinational Joint Task Force Shows the Strengths and Limits of Collective Security Action ADF STAFF With an ability to hop across borders and exploit weak spots in…

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Niger Gives Ex-Fighters a Second Chance

Niger Gives Ex-Fighters a Second Chance

Diffa State launched a program to reintegrate insurgents and bring peace to its villages. ADF STAFF The need for DDR — disarmament, demobilization and reintegration…

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