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Tens of Thousands of Cameroon Students Without Teachers

Cameroon's government says at least 500 teachers in the north have not reported for duty this school year amid safety concerns.  The Nigeria-based terrorist group Boko Haram has targeted schools since its insurgency began in 2009. The nickname of the group roughly translates as "Western education is sinful." General Jacob Kodji, one of the commanders of Cameroonian troops fighting Boko Haram, has sought to reassure teachers and coax them back into the...

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