The Many ‘Defeats’ of Boko Haram

[Africa Check] At the 72nd United Nations General Assembly, Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari reportedly thanked the king of Jordan for donating military hardware to his country to fight Boko Haram —  the insurgent group whose violent campaign started in 2009.  For the same reason, he is also said to have thanked US President Donald Trump for selling long sought after military aircraft to Nigeria.

[Africa Check] At the 72nd United Nations General Assembly, Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari reportedly thanked the king of Jordan for donating military hardware to his country to fight Boko Haram --  the insurgent group whose violent campaign started in 2009.  For the same reason, he is also said to have thanked US President Donald Trump for selling long sought after military aircraft to Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Last Chance for South Sudan’s Leaders to Achieve Peace – US Ambassador to UN

[VOA] Juba/Washington -South Sudan President Salva Kiir’s spokesman said Tuesday that Juba would like to negotiate with the U.S. government over recently imposed sanctions on three individuals, including two senior government officials.

[VOA] Juba/Washington -South Sudan President Salva Kiir's spokesman said Tuesday that Juba would like to negotiate with the U.S. government over recently imposed sanctions on three individuals, including two senior government officials.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Hundreds of Thousands Vaccinated Against Cholera in Northeast

[VOA] Geneva -The World Health Organization reports 844,000 people in northeast Nigeria have been reached with one dose of oral cholera vaccine in an effort to prevent the fatal disease from spreading. The latest figures show nearly 4,000 suspected cas…

[VOA] Geneva -The World Health Organization reports 844,000 people in northeast Nigeria have been reached with one dose of oral cholera vaccine in an effort to prevent the fatal disease from spreading. The latest figures show nearly 4,000 suspected cases, including 54 deaths in the region.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria