Nigeria's Boko Haram crisis: 'We survived militants but face starvation'

Nigeria's Boko Haram crisis: 'We survived militants but face starvation'
 

Kawu Ashe is just one of up to 120,000 people facing starvation in north-eastern Nigeria, which has been ravaged by the Boko Haram Islamist insurgency.
Last month, she made the life-and-death decision to flee her village after militants delivered a chilling message: "We are coming back to take your son."
The insurgents killed her husband, a cattle trader, two years ago and were now insisting that the couple's two-and-a-half-year-old son Abdullahi belonged to them.
Kawu knew she had to act - even if the penalty for trying to escape could be execution.
Under the cover of darkness,... read more

 
2 December 2016 in World News, Views: 36
Source: BBC
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