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US Coaches Here to Train Jaffna Football Players

Making a history in the field of football in Jaffna, a team of experienced coaches and players from the USA arrived in Jaffna to conduct coaching camps for youths and schoolchildren this week. 179 more words

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"Gender has always been a component of the way [Boko Haram] violence has happened, and it’s become more explicitly so"

This post is part of a series of interviews with subject matter experts on the northeast of Nigeria and the ongoing militant violence. TAP hopes these interviews will contribute to an issue-driven conversation on what relevant actors in the region can do to help stop the violence in the region. 2,591 more words

Media Workshop for SF - J Officers Successfully Ends

The six day training programme organized by Security Force Jaffna (SF – J) for senior Army officers serving in Jaffna on Mass Communication and Mass Media successfully ended on 19th July with award ceremony at Kankesanthurai Thalsevana Holiday Resort. 94 more words

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"This is, to me, what has laid the foundation for the upsurge of Boko Haram"

This post is the first in a series of interviews with subject matter experts on the northeast of Nigeria and the ongoing militant violence. TAP hopes these interviews will contribute to an issue-driven conversation on what relevant actors in the region can do to help stop the violence in the region. 1,862 more words

#BreakingNews EXPOSED: DHQ Confirm The Arrest Of Three Female Boko Haram Suspects

The three suspects have been identified as: Hafsat Usman Bako, Zainab Idris and Aisha Abubakar. It was reported on June 3 that Hafsat Bako, an informant of the dreaded Boko Haram sect was arrested with Nigeria’s Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro confirming her arrest. 431 more words

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"I have more than twenty refugees seeking refuge in my house as a result of this insurgency"

TAP interviewed Yusufu, a young civil servant from Damaturu, about his experience living under the State of Emergency in Yobe State. In this interview, he talks about his experienced with displacement as a result of the mass killings in the rural areas, and explains why he thinks the security forces are lacking the capacity to fight the insurgents. 762 more words

Security forces, copter in service to curb malaria in Tripura

Central paramilitary and state forces, along with health workers, have fanned out in Tripura while a helicopter has also been pressed into service to control malaria. 10 more words