Daily Archives: February 27, 2021

3 Years After, Parents of Nigerian Girl Abducted?by?Boko Haram Still Plead for Her Release

YOLA, NIGERIA – Three years ago this month, Boko Haram abducted 110 girls from a school in Dapchi, in Nigeria’s Yobe state. One girl remains in captivity. Her parents remain hopeful she will be freed but say the government is doing nothing to ensure h…

UN Launches Multimillion Dollar Appeal for Uprooted Central Africans

GENEVA – The U.N. refugee agency, UNHCR, is appealing for $164 million to assistance and protect nearly 1.5 million Central Africans uprooted by conflict and violence. Civil conflict in the Central African Republic has uprooted about one-third of th…

Journalist’s Home Set Ablaze Amid Niger Violence

The home of a Radio France International (RFI) reporter was burned down Thursday during post-election violence in Niger’s capital, Niamey. RFI correspondent Moussa Kaka and his family were not harmed in the attack, but their house was badly damaged. Th…