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Chief Justice of Nigeria Mahmud Mohammed swears in Muhammadu Buhari (C) as Nigeria's president while Buhari's wife Aisha looks on at Eagle Square in Abuja, Nigeria May 29, 2015. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde - RTR4Y09A

New Nigerian president hopes to ‘reset’ relationship with U.S.


President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in last week as the first democratically-elected president of Nigeria, signaling a new chapter for Africa’s most populous country. Continue reading

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Nigeria marks one year since Chibok girls' abduction

#BringBackOurGirls marks one year of missing students


One year ago, militant group Boko Haram kidnapped 300 female students from a school in Chibok, Nigeria. Continue reading

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Why #BringBackOurGirls has lost momentum


The cause to rescue hundreds of female students, abducted by militant Islamist group Boko Haram last spring, has faded for nearly all but a small group. Continue reading

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Boko Haram and Nigeria reach reported cease-fire


The Nigerian government and Boko Haram have reached a cease-fire after years of fighting and thousands of civilian deaths, according to reports from the region. Continue reading

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How can the U.S. help fight Ebola?


An unprecedented outbreak of Ebola disease in West Africa is drawing an international response and has raised questions about what the U.S. can do to help. Continue reading

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