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Poverty, Crime on Rise in Africa's Boko Haram Zone

Security experts from Cameroon and Nigeria are meeting in the Cameroonian capital, Yaounde, to discuss the proliferation of weapons and the increase in crime along their border, caused by the Boko Haram insurgency. The head of the Nigerian delegation at the meeting, Major General Samuel John Babatunde, said relations between Cameroon and Nigeria have been strained by the security threat posed by Boko Haram. The group, Babatunde said, has killed tens of thousands of people and displaced...

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