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Kenya Opens $3 Billion Chinese-Built Port

Kenya on Thursday opened a new port in the northern city of Lamu, financed with a $3 billion investment from the China Communications Construction Company (CCCC), an enterprise owned by the Chinese government.

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta (3rd L) arrives for the inauguration of the first berth at new Lamu Port, in Lamu, Kenya, on May 20, 2021. (Photo by Dihoff MUKOTO / AFP) (Photo by DIHOFF MUKOTO/AFP via Getty Images)

Boko Haram, Fulani Jihadists Expand Reach in Nigeria

The Nigerian Islamic terror group Boko Haram and Fulani jihadists belonging to a mainly Muslim ethnic group of Nigerian cattle herders, have expanded their territory in Nigeria in recent months with increased attacks outside of their usual strongholds, local media reported on Monday.

The wreckage of a car hit by an attack led by Boko Haram members is seen surrounded by residents of the Adam Kolo district of Maiduguri on February 24, 2021. - Boko Haram jihadists attacked the Nigerian city of Maiduguri in the volatile northeast, killing 16 people, including nine children …