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Soldiers killed in Lake Chad attack

At least 26 Chadian soldiers were killed by suspected Boko Haram assailants following an attack on a patrol in the Lake Chad area, army...

ISS: Boko Haram and COVID-19: Lake Chad Basin’s war on two...

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Together with ongoing insecurity and humanitarian crises, the region faces vaccine shortages, hesitancy and fake doses. For those living in Boko Haram-affected areas of the...

Boko Haram’s growing arms stockpile: A great concern for Lake Chad...

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In the early 2010s, when Boko Haram started its hit and run attacks on military bases and personnel, it was hard to imagine that...

ISS: Security crisis in Lake Chad Basin erodes women’s livelihoods

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Traders in Niger, Nigeria, Chad and Cameroon aren’t asking for water but protection and access to credit. The Boko Haram crisis in the Lake Chad...

ISS: Why effective handling of Boko Haram deserters matters

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The fact that thousands have left the group is an advantage, but only if they are properly reintegrated. In the highly volatile Lake Chad Basin...

ISS: Boko Haram blocks Lake Chad trade routes

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Terrorism has disrupted a thriving regional trade hub sustained by generations of boat drivers. The Boko Haram insurgency has had devastating consequences on Lake Chad...

ISS: Time to consider talks with Boko Haram?

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Military interventions have failed to end a violent insurgency and humanitarian crisis in the Lake Chad Basin. The recent brutal murder of over 100...

ISS: Governing in West Africa and Lake Chad Basin during COVID-19

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As countries in the region navigate the uncertainties of the COVID-19 pandemic, their governments should learn lessons from the management of the crisis so...

ISS: Niger in the hot seat at the UN Security Council

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Niger will serve on the United Nations (UN) Security Council from January 2020 for a two-year term as a non-permanent member, alongside two other...

ISS: Preventing violent extremism isn’t a job for civil society alone

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Civil society organisations working to prevent violent extremism in the Lake Chad Basin are numerous, and receive continued financial support from donors. In addition...

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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...