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ISS: Economics of terrorism in Lake Chad Basin

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In the Lake Chad Basin region, which includes Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria, economic viability and control is as important to extremist groups’ resilience...

Lake Chad firefight claims 42 lives

West African troops killed 42 suspected Islamic State fighters during a battle in the Lake Chad region on June 21, the heaviest death toll...

Boko Haram attack Lake Chad island

Around 300 suspected Boko Haram militants swarmed onto a Lake Chad island in Cameroon’s far north killing 24 people, including 16 Cameroonian soldiers, officials...

ISS: Boko Haram’s resurgence in Chad

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Boko Haram attacks in Chad have increased since 2018, calling into question the effectiveness of national military responses to counter violent extremism. A raid...

More aid expected for Lake Chad region

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More than $1 billion in fresh aid is likely to be pledged at a donor conference to the drought-plagued region around Lake...

ISS: The potentially more sinister threat in Boko Haram’s split

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Boko Haram's split in 2016 saw the emergence of two distinct jihadist movements, with divergent operating methods, in the Lake Chad region....

MJTF shows strengths and limits of collective security

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With an ability to hop across borders and exploit weak spots in the four countries surrounding Lake Chad, Boko Haram took advantage...

Islamic State ally stakes out territory around Lake Chad

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From the shores of Lake Chad, Islamic State's West African ally is on a mission: winning over the local people. Digging wells, giving...

Stronger peacebuilding efforts needed to tackle Boko Haram and end lake...

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While governments' efforts in Africa's Lake Chad Basin have diminished Boko Haram's combat capacity in the region, the terrorist group has changed...

Malnutrition on the rise among children in the Lake Chad area

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The number of children suffering from life-threatening malnutrition across the Lake Chad Basin - about 800,000 - soared since last year,and could...

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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...