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Misha Hussain

Niger counter-insurgency drive worsens poverty, hunger: aid agencies

Apr 02 2015

DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Tough counter-insurgency action in Niger after cross-border attacks by Boko Haram Islamist militants from Nigeria is worsening hunger and poverty in the arid southeast of the country, aid agencies said on Thursday.

Nigerians uprooted by Boko Haram angry at losing chance to vote

Mar 27 2015

DAKAR/MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Islamist Boko Haram militants beheaded Salma Buba's father in northern Nigeria last weekend, Buba was overcome by anger at what she saw as the government's failure to protect her family.

Nigerians uprooted by Boko Haram angry at losing chance to vote

Mar 27 2015

DAKAR/MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Islamist Boko Haram militants beheaded Salma Buba's father in northern Nigeria last weekend, Buba was overcome by anger at what she saw as the government's failure to protect her family.

Displacement doubles in north Cameroon in flight from Boko Haram

Mar 26 2015

DAKAR/YAOUNDE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The number of people in northern Cameroon who have fled their homes fearing the violence in neighbouring Nigeria and cross-border raids by Islamist sect Boko Haram doubled in March to 117,000, a United Nations survey showed.

Displacement doubles in north Cameroon in flight from Boko Haram

Mar 26 2015

DAKAR/YAOUNDE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The number of people in northern Cameroon who have fled their homes fearing the violence in neighboring Nigeria and cross-border raids by Islamist sect Boko Haram doubled in March to 117,000, a United Nations survey showed.

Displacement doubles in north Cameroon in flight from Boko Haram - TRFN

Mar 26 2015

DAKAR/YAOUNDE, March 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The number of people in northern Cameroon who have fled their homes fearing the violence in neighbouring Nigeria and cross-border raids by Islamist sect Boko Haram doubled in March to 117,000, a United Nations survey showed.

Slow Ebola response cost thousands of lives: MSF

Mar 23 2015

DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The slow international response to the West Africa Ebola outbreak created an avoidable tragedy that cost thousands of lives, a leading medical charity said on the one year anniversary of the first confirmed case.

Slow Ebola response cost thousands of lives - MSF

Mar 22 2015

DAKAR, Mar 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The slow international response to the West Africa Ebola outbreak created an avoidable tragedy that cost thousands of lives, a leading medical charity said on the one year anniversary of the first confirmed case.

Slow Ebola response cost thousands of lives - MSF - TRFN

Mar 22 2015

DAKAR, Mar 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The slow international response to the West Africa Ebola outbreak created an avoidable tragedy that cost thousands of lives, a leading medical charity said on the one year anniversary of the first confirmed case.

Spike in Ebola in Guinea could reflect access to hidden patients

Mar 20 2015

DAKAR, Mar 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The latest spike in Guinea's Ebola cases could be a sign that aid teams are at last gaining access to hidden patients, rather than a surge of new cases, a senior World Health Organisation (WHO) official said.

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