In his office at the corporate headquarters in Europe high above the city, Andreas Richardson looked at his screens with mounting horror. Emails were pinging in like machine-gun fire and the rolling news channels were broadcasting graphic images. The news from Africa was not good.
Insurgents had broken out from their stronghold and were advancing with ease towards the capital. Just off their route was his company’s major project site.» Read more
NIGERIA is Africa’s most populous country and strongest economy, and it has a strong security apparatus. Yet it has been struggling to gain control over terror groups – particularly Boko Haram. We have had a closer look and came up with the following – simplified – illustration visualising some of the root causes.» Read more