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Nigerian Photographer Fights Extremism, One Picture at a Time

In a city known for violence, Fati Abubakar walks the streets of Maiduguri armed with a camera. Her mission: to rebuild the reputation of the Borno State capital, widely known as the birthplace of the brutal Boko Haram insurgency. Since last September, the volunteer aid worker has taken pictures of people, interviewed them and posted the results on social media. She calls her project “Bits of Borno.” “It’s everyday life in Borno State, something you don’t usually see,” Abubakar told...

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