- Suicide bombers kill officer in northeastern Nigerian city Updated: Aug-26-15 9:10 am
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria - Two suicide bombers killed an Air Force officer at a checkpoint in a late-night attack in Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri, witnesses and police said Wednesday.
- Cameroon pledges 2,450 troops to anti-Boko Haram force Updated: Aug-15-15 7:13 am
YAOUNDE, Cameroon - Cameroon's president has vowed to send 2,450 troops to join a regional army to fight Boko Haram, nearly tripling his initial pledge.
- Benin pledges 800 troops to anti-Boko Haram force Updated: Aug-02-15 11:01 am
COTONOU, Benin - Benin's president has vowed to contribute 800 troops to a regional force intended to combat the Nigeria-based Islamic extremist group Boko Haram.