Pentagon Investigating if U.S. Troops Knew of Torture at Cameroonian Base
Allegations of torture follow expansion of U.S. footprint in Africa, as Washington’s fight against terrorists forges new allies.
There Are No Successful Black Nations
And the indignity and helplessness of blacks in America won’t end until we have a first-world African nation to lift up our people.
Cameroonian Family To Be Reimbursed After Son Struck by State Department Convoy
More than two months after a convoy of vehicles carrying Samantha Power hit and killed a Cameroonian child, the family is being paid by Washington.
Headed to Meet Displaced People, Samantha Power’s Convoy Strikes and Kills Cameroonian Child
The American ambassador to the United Nations was traveling in a convoy that struck and killed a child in Cameroon on Monday.
It’s Not Just Paris: From Nigeria to Egypt, 10 of 2015’s Worst Terrorist Attacks
A look at some of 2015's deadliest terrorist attacks.
U.S. Sends Troops and Drones to Cameroon as Boko Haram Fight Intensifies
The United States' increase in military support to Cameroon comes as Boko Haram intensifies its suicide bombing campaign there.
Number of Children Displaced by Boko Haram Surpasses 1.4 Million
The number of children displaced by Boko Haram continues to grow despite pledges from government leaders they will stop the group.
U.S. to Boost Military Aid to Nigeria for Boko Haram Fight
Washington wants to help Nigeria’s new president battle one of Africa’s deadliest terrorist groups, but don’t expect a fleet of surveillance drones to be part of the mix.
Nigerian Officials: Military Expects to Win Back All Boko Haram Territory This Month
Nigerian officials visiting Washington Wednesday said the army expects to regain all territory currently under control of Boko Haram by the Nigerian presidential elections on March 28.
Boko Haram Turns Robin Hood’s Strategy on Its Head
Forget oil or gold. West Africa’s most dangerous terrorist group is funding its rampages by ignoring the rich and targeting the poor.
Live from Yaoundé: A Different Kind of ‘Je Ne Suis Pas Charlie’
Young Cameroonian rappers are questioning why African leaders were quick to respond to the Charlie Hebdo attacks and not to the atrocities taking place on their own continent.
Counting Nigeria’s Dead From 480 Miles Up
Human rights groups are using satellite imagery to force Nigeria to accept the true scope of Boko Haram’s latest atrocities.
Nigeria’s President Prefers to See No Evil, Speak No Evil
Goodluck Jonathan was quick to condemn last week’s terror attacks in France. When it comes to violence inside his own country, however, he’s keeping his mouth shut.
Cameroon Launches First Airstrikes Against Boko Haram
The militants made their name carrying out terror attacks in Nigeria, but are increasingly crossing into neighboring Cameroon to bring their jihad into another country as well.