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Why Aren't We Hearing More About the World's Deadliest Terrorist Group?

Barclay Bram | Posted 01.25.2016 | World
Barclay Bram

According to the Global Terrorism Index the world's deadliest terror group is not ISIS. That dubious crown instead belongs to Nigeria' Boko Haram.

Boko Haram: The Nigerian Horror Show

Ozioma | Posted 03.22.2015 | World
Ozioma

As this latest challenge continues to unfold, the real question is can Nigeria rely once more on the global community to re-ignite political, economic and social engagement that may lead to the development of strategies that create concrete solutions?

Looking for Nigeria's Story

Ivy Nyayieka | Posted 03.22.2015 | World
Ivy Nyayieka

I have been listening to the discussion about Western media ignoring the death of people in Sub-Saharan Africa. But what happens when the president of that African country himself is condemning the terrorist attack in France while keeping silent on the massacre?

Je Suis Nigeria

Michael Shammas | Posted 03.18.2015 | World
Michael Shammas

American media should not pretend as if nothing is happening as Nigeria continues to battle the ignorant cancer calling itself Boko Haram. Nigeria's struggle with radicalism is at least as newsworthy as our own.

Boko Haram in Baga: One of the Deadliest Terrorist Attacks in Modern History

Daniel Gastfriend | Posted 03.16.2015 | Media
Daniel Gastfriend

We should strive to reaffirm the most basic principle upon which our societies stand: that all individuals are created equal. We have failed to provide Baga's victims that recognition. Let us demand that all individuals be protected from its reach, not merely those similar to us.

Why 17 French Murders Get More Attention Than up to 2,000 Nigerian Murders

Jumoke Balogun | Posted 03.16.2015 | World
Jumoke Balogun

You may conclude, as many have done on social media, that this is due to inherent racial biases of Western media. However, your anger at Western media for the lack of coverage on the massacre in Baga is misplaced. Here's why.