Posts In: Boko Haram

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Boko Haram’s Split – Is the al-Barnawi faction as moderate as thought?

Since Boko Haram’s split in August 2016, the group’s faction led by Abubakar Shekau has received the largest share of media coverage, owing in large…

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Nigeria and the Battle Against Boko Haram

15th August 2017 Africa, Analysis, Other Solutions

Why Has the Militant Group Not Been Defeated? In December 2016, the Nigerian government declared Boko Haram a defeated terrorist organization. After nearly six months…

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Briefing: Boko Haram vs. Al Shabaab

Boko Haram and Al-Shabaab are responsible for a large share of atrocities in Africa, and remain two of the most dangerous armed groups on the…

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Cameroon – Unrest in Anglophone Regions and the persistent Boko Haram Threat in Far North

20th March 2017 Africa, Analysis, Other Solutions

Unrest in Anglophone Regions and the Persistent Boko Haram Threat in Far North What should the Cameroonian Government do to Restore Stability and Security ?…

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The Islamic State in West Africa.

26th January 2017 Africa, Analysis, Other Solutions

The Islamic State (IS) has sought to expand its neo-jihadist brand of militancy across the globe since its rapid expansion in Syria and Iraq. The…

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The Boko Haram saga continues

1st September 2015 Analysis, Regional Document

Seven years after the extra judicial killing of Mohammed Yusuf in  2009 and the start of the Boko Haram Insurgency, violence has  not ceased to…

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The Rise of Boko Haram Chronogram – Part 1: 2009 – 2014

17th April 2015 Analysis, Diagrams

TimeLine_Part_V2 use link to view diagram

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Mapping features of armed groups: Boko Haram

16th March 2015 Analysis, Mapping

Created in 2001, the group originally aimed to implement Sharia law, prohibitting any influence of Western education and culture, and setting up a welfare association…

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Boko Haram Swears Allegiance to the Islamic State

12th March 2015 Analysis

Saturday 7th March 2015. Soon after Maiduguri the capital of Borno state Nigeria was rocked by bomb blasts of an attack by three female jihadists…

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Boko Haram: Anatomy of a Crisis

18th February 2015 Analysis, Regional Document

Nigeria is Africa’s most populated country and is considered one of the most rapidly growing economies in the continent. However, underlying geographic, ethnic, economic and…

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The Rise of Boko Haram Chronogram – Part 1: 2009 – 2014

5th February 2015 Analysis, Diagrams

The Rise of Boko Haram Chronogram – PartI-2009 – 2014 follow link for diagram

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Boko Haram Crisis Re-Escalates

30th January 2015 Analysis, Regional Document

Boko Haram (BH), the largest Islamic State (IS) affiliate in Africa, has continued its campaign of violence and terrorism in North-East Nigeria and across the…

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A New Turn in the Boko Haram Crisis

16th January 2015 Analysis

On the 21st January 2015 the notorious leader of Boko Haram (BH) Abubakar Shekau claimed responsibility for attacks in the city of Baga at the…

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