n Africa Conflict Monitor - In the fight against Boko Haram, the Multinational Joint Task Force limps forward - : West Africa - issue in focus

Volume 2015, Issue 07
  • ISSN : 2311-6943


A military alliance of sorts between Nigeria and neighbours Cameroon, Chad and Niger has limped gradually toward official activation. The envisioned Multinational Joint Task Force, which is also set to include Benin, is intended to combat the Islamist militant group Boko Haram on a regional scale. After some delays, a plan of operations has finally been drawn up and is ready to be presented to the UN for official support and potential funding.

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