Posts Tagged ‘ Niger ’

Boko Haram’s Reign Of Terror Forces 800 People To Flee Per Day


Abduction of schoolgirls and unrelenting attacks on civilians may be the tip of the iceberg, highlights a new briefing paper released today by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC), raising concerns of the geopolitical threat Nigeria’s Boko Haram poses to the region.

A new briefing paper by IDMC highlights violence and abuses perpetrated by Nigeria’s most notorious Islamist insurgent group, Boko Haram, and the scale of internal displacement provoked by its campaign of terror. According to government authorities,* a total of 3.3 million people have been internally displaced in the country due to violence, including by that caused by Boko Haram.

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Limerick Star Nzuzi Puts Club Before Country


Patrick Nzuzi recently turned down the opportunity to play for his country, with the youngster missing out on the Francophone Games in Nice to instead help Limerick arrest their slide.

Nzuzi was capped at Under-20 level by the DR Congo at the Toulon Tournament earlier this year and was set to feature for them again this month as they took on Niger and Ivory Coast in the games that ran from 6-15 September. Continue reading