Region to Tighten Noose on Boko Haram
[Cameroon Tribune]They ended a workshop in Yaounde over the weekend on defining a common strategy for combatting the militants.
Regional Ministers Meet on Boko Haram Action
[Premium Times]The foreign ministers of Nigeria, Chad, Cameroon, Benin Republic and Niger will meet in Abuja on Monday to agree on appropriate legal framework for cross border military operations against Boko Haram insurgency in the region.
Africare Receives Benin Presidential Medal of Honor for Malaria Prevention Work
[Africare]Children across the West African nation of Benin sleep safer at night and live healthier because a modest pilot program to decrease malaria-related deaths directed by Africare, a non-profit organization committed to improving the lives of people in Africa, delivered such outstanding results it was rapidly expanded to span the entire country.
A Pivotal Moment for Women and Girls
[State Department]This blog post by Catherine Russell and Anne C. Richard appeared on the State Department website on September 22. Russell serves as U.S. ambassador-at-large for global women's issues, and Richard serves as the assistant secretary of state for the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration.