The Lake Chad Crisis

The Lake Chad Crisis

People wash clothes in a dry riverbed in Maroua, Cameroon, March 17, 2016. (Reuters/Joe Penney) (Reuters/Joe Penney)
from Africa in Transition

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In this episode of the Africa in Transition Podcast series John Campbell is joined by the International Crisis Group’s Nnamdi Obasi, Hans De Marie Heungoup, and EJ Hogendoorn. The group discusses the origins of Boko Haram in Nigeria and Cameroon, as well as the current security and humanitarian crisis occurring in the Lake Chad Basin.

John Campbell

Ralph Bunche Senior Fellow for Africa Policy Studies