Between heavy rains and disease-bearing mosquitoes, the residents of Rann are in a constant battle for survival, even after the Nigerian army drove out Boko Haram. Militants laid waste to schools and phone lines. Even in the clinic, life is grim.
The militant Islamist group Boko Haram has been terrorizing parts of northeast Nigeria for years. The violence is pushing the region to the brink of a hunger crisis.
A teenage suicide bomber has killed at least 50 people in the northeastern Nigerian town of Mubi, with the death toll expected to rise further. Officials believe jihadi group Boko Haram is responsible.
The trial of more than 2,000 suspected Boko Haram members started in Nigeria on Monday. It is the beginning of a legal marathon, but many observers doubt the trials can be carried out successfully.
Zanna Bukar Mustapha, who founded two schools offering free education to children affected by the Boko Haram insurgency, has won the Nansen Refugee Award given out by the UN Refugee Agency.
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