2016 THREAT WATCH: Risk Hotspots In Sub-Saharan Africa
Natznet Tesfay, elevates future threats that lie ahead
The terrorist threat posed by Boko Haram has reduced dramatically since the start of a concerted effort in February 2015 by Nigerian forces in collaboration with neighbouring countries to recover large areas of territory held by the Islamist militants. Despite a renewed campaign of improvised explosive device attacks following Muhammadu Buhari's inauguration on 29 May 2015, which took advantage of a prolonged hiatus in the intensity of military pressure, the initiative has swung back towards security forces. New Nigerian commanders have been told by Buhari to finish . . .