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Nigerian women and children trek six days to escape from Islamists

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A group of 15 Nigerian women and children trekked through the bush for six days to escape from Islamist militants who had kidnapped them...

One million Nigerian children to miss school due to mass kidnappings,...

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At least one million Nigerian children could miss school this year as the new term begins amid a rise in mass school kidnappings and...

School term delayed in Nigerian capital zone amid kidnapping crisis

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The start of the school term has been pushed back to an unusually late date in Nigeria's Federal Capital Territory (FCT) without explanation, after...

Gunmen kidnap 20 in northwest Nigeria as crisis spreads

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Gunmen kidnapped 20 people in remote Sokoto State in northwest Nigeria, police said on Wednesday, in what a local government source described as a...

Phone blackout, crackdown on kidnappers reported in northwest Nigeria

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Mobile telephone networks were shut down in the northwestern Nigerian state of Zamfara, residents said on Monday, amid reports that authorities had ordered a...

Five girls rescued after Nigeria’s latest mass kidnapping, police say

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Five girls who were among 73 children kidnapped from a school in northwestern Nigeria have been rescued, police in Zamfara State said on Thursday,...

Four killed, dozens kidnapped in eastern Congo ambush

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Four civilians were killed and dozens taken hostage in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday when suspected Islamist militants ambushed a convoy and...

Gunmen abduct 73 children from school in northwest Nigeria

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Armed men kidnapped 73 children from a school in the northwestern Nigerian state of Zamfara in the latest mass abduction in the region, police...

Joy as parents reunited with kidnapped Nigerian students

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Ninety children abducted from a school in Nigeria were reunited on Friday with their parents after being held captive for nearly three months, part...

Desperate Nigerians sell homes and land to free kidnapped children

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After armed men snatched seven of Abubakar Adam’s 11 children in northwestern Nigeria, he sold his car and a parcel of land and cleaned...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...