27 February 2013 09:34 | By James Francis
10 Facts About Boko Haram

Boko Haram: 10 Facts

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This terrorist group jumped to the forefront of the battle against Islamist terrorists in North Africa, when it kidnapped a French family from Cameroon. But who is this group? How did it start? And what role did Nigeria’s faction fighting have in its emergence? Here are 10 facts about Boko Haram...


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