June 24, 2019Nigeria
This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger from June 15 to 21, 2019.
November 30, 2018Niger
Niger officials have announced that Boko Haram kidnapped eighteen girls from two villages, Blaharde and Bague, on November 24. The Blaharde and Bague kidnapping followed the November 22 killing of seven employees of the French drilling company Foraco at the village of Toumour, Niger.
January 14, 2019United States
The president's push to "build the wall" fails to grasp the role of modern technology in policing U.S. borders.
June 26, 2019Sub-Saharan Africa
In his June 20 state of the nation address to parliament, President Cyril Ramaphosa laid out a short-term approach to land reform, including a call for the expropriation of privately owned land without compensation for distribution.