Sabine Cessou

Cessou Sabine

Journalist

Biographie de Cessou Sabine

Journalist, former Africa reporter for the international section of Libération.

Ses articles

Boko Haram and the threat of an African Jihad

n°55 Third Quarter 2015

Boko Haram suffered heavy blows in March and April 2015, in northern Nigeria, in the face of the response organised by five African armies: that of Nigeria, but also those of neighbouring Niger, Cameroon, Chad and Benin. The rise of the Islamic sect from Nigeria, which has rallied to the cause of the Islamic State of Iraq, led it to take on dangerous subregional dimensions in 2014. No longer popular where it first appeared, this armed group, hounded by civilian militias in Nigeria, exports its...