NewsBoko Haram arrests worsen Cameroon prison conditions
YAOUNDE 06 January 2016 (IRIN) - Detention conditions in Cameroon's prisons are worsening as thousands of people suspected of having links with Boko Haram are thrown into jail. An ill-equipped court system fails to process the cases, while suspects languish indefinitely, and more and more arrive from the Far North Region each week.
IRIN | 06-Jan-2016 01:00
Is education Boko Haram’s biggest victim?
KADUNA/DAKAR 07 December 2015 (IRIN) - The mass abduction of schoolgirls, the displacement of millions, and the relentless suicide attacks have received most of the Boko Haram headlines, but the exodus of teachers and the disintegration of the education system could be a longer-lasting legacy that sets northeastern Nigeria back a generation.
irinnews.org | 07-Dec-2015 01:00
Fleeing Boko Haram: nowhere to run, nowhere to hide
KADUNA/MAIDUGURI, NIGERIA 02 November 2015 (IRIN) - The Boko Haram insurgency has claimed more than 25,000 lives in the past six years. Since 2014, it has escalated and splintered across a wider swathe of West and Central Africa, uprooting millions of people in the process. Where should they go? This special feature examines the bleak options and explores what the future holds.
IRIN | 02-Nov-2015 01:00
Vote limbo for Central African refugees
BERTOUA/DAKAR 14 September 2015 (IRIN) - Nearly 200,000 refugees who fled the Central African Republic are still waiting to see if they will be able to cast their ballots in next month's presidential elections.
irinnews.org | 14-Sep-2015 02:00
Millions going hungry because of Boko Haram
ABUJA/DAKAR 11 September 2015 (IRIN) - Ongoing attacks by Boko Haram have left millions of people in Western and Central Africa without enough food to eat.
irinnews.org | 11-Sep-2015 02:00
Refugees pour into Cameroon fearing Boko Haram
MINAWAO, CAMEROON 10 August 2015 (IRIN) - Boko Haram attacks in northeastern Nigeria and along the Cameroonian border have caused a surge of refugees in recent weeks, most of them trying to flee further into Cameroon. The only camp near the border, at Minawao, is overcrowded and some people have taken to living rough in the bush:
IRIN | 10-Aug-2015 02:00