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Buhari vows support for freed Chibok girls

Abuja, Nigeria | AFP |  Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday vowed to help to 82 schoolgirls who have been freed from more than three years of Boko Haram captivity after a prisoner swap. The girls — who were among more than 200 kidnapped in 2014 from the Government Girls …

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Somali pirates free 26 hostages held for nearly five years

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | Somali pirates have freed 26 Asian hostages held for nearly five years after the hijacking of their fishing vessel, the last commercial ship seized at the height of the country’s piracy scourge, negotiators said Saturday. The crew of the Naham 3, the second longest held …

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