View on Africa: Boko Haram’s golden girls


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The recent release of 82 schoolgirls from the original group of 276 kidnapped by Boko Haram in Chibok, northeastern Nigeria in 2014 has made headlines around the world. In Nigeria, the news brought both jubilation and concern as the release resulted from a controversial deal with a ruthless terror group.

This View on Africa is presented by Martin Ewi, Regional Coordinator for ENACT: Enhancing Africa’s response to transnational organised crime, at the ISS. He will discuss the deal and its implications in the fight against Boko Haram.

About View on Africa

Every Wednesday from 11h00 - 12h00 CAT (09h00 - 10h00 GMT), ISS researchers from Dakar, Nairobi, Addis Ababa and Pretoria provide expert analysis of major events and trends in Africa. Introductory remarks are followed by an online Q&A with participants.

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