kidnapping

Insecurity rate deepens in Burkina Faso.

It’s a case of one two many kidnappings in recent weeks. To the very latest, a Canadian national Kirk Woodman working for a mining company has been abducted in Northern Burkina Faso near the border with Niger. Some weeks back in December, it was the case of a pair of aid workers, Canadian Edith Blais […]

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Cameroon: Separatists release remaining captives.

Reports from Cameroon indicate that four captives held by separatists had been released, days after majority of the hostages were released. Separatists reportedly abducted dozens from the Presbyterian Secondary School located in Bamenda, capital of the restive North-West region of the Central African country. A journalist with the BBC, Peter Tah, tweeted that the four […]

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79 kidnapped students released in Bamenda (minister).

Cameroon’s information minister, Issa Bakary Tchiroma said on Wednesday that all seventy nine children who had been kidnapped in the English Speaking Northwest region, had been released. “All 79 students were released,” Tchiroma said. He did not initially specify under what conditions the release was obtained. A principal and one of the teachers of PSS Nkwen school […]

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Nigeria mourns female aid worker killed by terrorists.

Nigerians from all spheres of the social structure have expressed disgust at the execution of Hauwa Leman, an aid worker with the International Committee for Red Cross, ICRC. Leman was killed by terrorists who had given the government 24-hours prior to rescue her. The ICRC on Monday launched an appeal for the insurgents to spare her life along […]

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