Tag: Niger

Schools closed in Cameroon due to Boko Haram attack

Boko Haram is especially active in African countries, such as Nigeria Niger, Chad or Cameroon.

Recently released Father Macalli talks about his captivity

Days after his release , Fr Maccalli told Fides news agency about his captivity, and how he stayed connected with God.

Boko Haram use child soldiers in IDP camp attack

During the attack, 17 people were killed and at least another 16 were injured according to the report

Niger: Jihadists attack a Christian village

Armed Jihadists attacked a village in Niger, near to Bomanga, and threated the habitants with death.

Six people killed in northern Burkina Faso

Since 2015, more than one thousand people have been killed and about a million have been displaced in northern Burkina Faso.

Boko Haram killed ten civilians in the Lake Chad region

Since being launched in northeast Nigeria in 2009, Boko Haram’s insurgency has killed more than 36,000 people.

Armed men killed thirty-two civilians in Mali

A local official explained that “quite a lot of armed men attacked the village by firing at people".

A missionary: "I am leaving Niger, but not Father Maccalli"

" I carry in my heart a wealth of memories made up of questions and absences, such as that of Father Gigi Maccalli"

In Niger, in time of the virus, fears of anti-Christian violence

Some Muslim groups, led by extremist imams, are not abiding by the protection measures.

Nigeran Christian minority fears riots as Ramadan begins

Christians make up less than two per cent of the population and are particularly at risk in the case of unrest.