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Boko Haram at a glance

Headline Title:  Boko Haram at a glance 29 January 2015 The conflict in Nigeria has taken the lives of thousands of men, women and children, many at the hands of armed group Boko Haram. Here’s everything you need to know about the group that is causing turmoil in Africa’s most populated nation.What is Boko Haram?The group called Jama atu Ahlis Sunna Lidda a Waati Wal Jihad, better known as Boko Haram (which roughly translates as “Western education is forbidden”), is an armed group that opposes secular authority.They have been fighting the Nigerian state since 2009 through an escalating…

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