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Instagrammer Fati Abubakar takes us beyond Boko Haram in Borno State

Since its inception, Africa is a Country has been challenging parochial notions of African representation across a wide range of mediums. However, it could be argued that among the different communication channels, photography in particular has the most powerful impact to shape audience opinions about the people and places it reflects. It is photography that burns images into our minds as viewers, images which serve as reference points and endure over time, even when we close our eyes.

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Boko Haram and the Kanuri Factor

Over five and a half years after Boko Haram launched its insurrection, many questions concerning the Salafi-jihadi movement persist. Boko Haram’s center of activity, northeastern Nigeria’s Borno State, continues to be largely inaccessible to outsiders, making it difficult for researchers to gather detailed data.

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Boko Haram Attacks Baga Again, Scores Killed, More Buildings Burnt

For the second time in five days, the Boko Haram insurgents have  launched another attack  on Baga town in Borno State, it was gathered yesterday; this time burning down almost all the buildings in the town.

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Soldiers storm Borno,Yobe, Adamawa

Lagos – Troops, yesterday, moved into Yola, Adamawa State capital and Maiduguri, capital of Borno State, barely 24 hours after President Goodluck Jonathan declared a State of Emergency in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states in response to Boko Haram insurgency which has claimed several lives and destroyed many property.

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