Month: October 2016

21 Chibok Girls: The Scars of Captivity
West & Central Africa

21 Chibok Girls: The Scars of Captivity

Pictures of the released Chibok girls abducted by Boko Haram after over 2 years in captivity, show emaciated and traumatised girls whose shoulder and collar bone tell stories of starvation indicating  the horrific life the girls must have experienced in captivity. One of the girls, who cried as she met Vice president […]

Chibok Girls’ Release: Swiss Government admits role
West & Central Africa

Chibok Girls’ Release: Swiss Government admits role

The Swiss government spokesperson from the ministry of foreign affairs, Pierre-Alain Eltschinjer, has confirmed the role of the swiss government in the release of the Chibok girls. “At the request of the Nigerian government, Switzerland facilitated contacts between representatives of the Nigerian government and intermediaries of Boko Haram on the release of the […]