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More Than 100 Killed by Boko Haram Bombings in Nigeria

ABUJA, Nigeria (New York Times) — More than 100 people were killed Sunday evening in northern Nigeria in a quick succession of what appeared to be carefully coordinated bombings by Boko Haram, the Islamist extremist group. The attacks, near the airport in Maiduguri, the capital of Borno Read More

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Somalia President: No Elections in 2016

ABDI GULED, Associated Press MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia’s president is ruling out the possibility of holding elections that are due next year, citing security challenges stemming from an Islamic insurgency. Opposition parties charge that that his government is taking advantage of poor security to Read More

Op-Ed

An International War of Words

By Raynard Jackson NNPA Columnist   With the recent terrorists attacks in Paris over a largely unknown satirical newspaper that poked fun at Islam and Mohammed, there has been a global debate over whether the world is at war with “radical” Islam. The debate has Read More

Op-Ed

A Slow Response to Nigerian Atrocity

  By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist Long after completing his 8-year presidency, William Jefferson Clinton acknowledged that he should have intervened in the conflict in Rwanda. Hundreds of thousands perished from the genocide that shaped the country. In his zeal for international peace President Clinton Read More