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Cameroon: 130 Schools Closed Due to Boko Haram Fears

Cameroon officials say Boko Haram attacks have led to the closure of at least 130 schools near its northern border with Nigeria. Most students have left the area for safer places in the country’s interior. Cameroon education officials say violent raids and kidnappings by the Nigerian militant Islamist group Boko Haram are taking their toll.   Monouna Fotso with the Ministry of Secondary Education said regular cross-border attacks have virtually halted academic activity along...

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