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Boko Haram terror designation welcomed

CHURCH groups and campaigners welcomed the United States's decision last week to designate the Islamist group Boko Haram as a "foreign terrorist organisation and specially designated global terrorist" group. The White House Adviser for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, Lisa Monaco, said that by cutting off terrorist organisations from US financial institutions, and enabling banks to freeze assets held in the US, "these designations demonstrate our strong support for Nigeria's fight ...

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Rehabilitating the ‘D’ word

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Embodying love and hope

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