In the contested northeast of Nigeria, the military has been able to recapture more and more territory lost to Boko Haram. DW's Adrian Kriesch has gone to the town of Mubi -- where Boko Haram terrorists were driven out exactly one year ago.
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.
In Nigeria, Mubi is known as the city of peace; half of the population is Christian, the other half Muslim. It has now become home to 100,000 Boko Haram refugees.
Many young Africans hope that extremist groups will help them escape poverty, hopelessness and frustration. A new United Nations report warns that the problem is getting worse.
Three years after the abduction of the Chibok schoolgirls, many are still in captivity. Their kidnappers, Boko Haram, remain active. A local religious leader talks to DW about terror, corruption and politics.
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