Jump to navigation

Vol 55 No 18

Published 12th September 2014


Bickering over Boko Haram

The political class falls out over the Islamists while the military claims a 'stinging setback' against them

On 4 September, President Paul Biya returned from his customary holiday at Geneva's Intercontinental Hotel to find ruling party politicians accusing each other of being in league with Boko Haram. The Islamist militia's campaign of killing, kidnapping and raiding army and police posts apparently wasn't enough to call him back any earlier from his US$7,500-a-night suite overlooking Lake Geneva.

End of preview - This article contains approximately 544 words.

End of preview

Subscribers: Log in now to read the complete article.

Account Holders: Log in now and use your Account Credit to buy this article. No Credit? Top up your Account now.

If you are logged in, but still cannot access the full text of this article, email customer services or telephone us on +44(0)1638 743633.