Baga - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Baga


PH among countries with increasing HIV infections

Jul 22, 2016 - 6:01 PM

A study shows increase in new HIV infection rate from 2005 to 2015 in 74 countries

PODCAST: There's an HIV law in the PH?

Feb 27, 2016 - 2:30 PM

About two decades ago former president Fidel V Ramos gifted the Asia Pacific HIV community with an HIV law

Baga is a ghost town one year after Boko Haram massacre

Jan 02, 2016 - 12:35 PM

Displaced Baga residents currently live in camps and homes of friends and relatives in Maiduguri because they are scared of returning home

RECRUITMENT. A photograph made available on 29 July 2015 shows training sketches on a wall for Boko Haram Islamic militants new recruits discovered at Dikwa 28 July 2015. A string of attacks have resulted in over 430 fatalities by Islamic militant group Boko Haram in July alone. Photo by EPA

At least 33 dead in northeast Nigeria bomb attacks

Mar 07, 2015 - 8:59 PM

Borno state Justice Commissioner Kaka Shehu confirms two blasts and says a third bombing hit the busy Borno Express bus station

Nigerian military claims recapture of strategic town from Boko Haram

Feb 22, 2015 - 8:20 AM

There is no independent corroboration of the claim as thousands of Baga residents had fled the town after the January 3 Boko Haram attack that killed hundreds in the following days

File photo of Chadian army officers patroling on January 21, 2015 the border between Nigeria and Cameroon. Chad, seen as having the most capable military in the region, sent on January 17-18, 2015 a convoy of troops and 400 military vehicles into neighbouring Cameroon to battle Boko Haram.

Boko Haram wages new Nigeria attacks as Kerry visits

Jan 25, 2015 - 11:41 PM

UPDATED The renewed violence underscores the extent of the difficulties facing Nigeria as the election approaches and also the increasing threat Boko Haram poses for the country s neighbors

AFP file photo of Boko Haram

Boko Haram leader threatens Nigeria's neighbors

Jan 21, 2015 - 11:49 AM

Boko Haram also claims a massive attack feared to be the worst in its 6 year insurgency


Boko Haram 'killed woman in labor' during attack – Amnesty

Jan 15, 2015 - 3:30 PM

Amnesty International says hundreds of people if not more may have been killed in the attack which began on January 3 and is thought to have targeted civilian vigilantes helping the military

DORON BAGA. Before and after infrared (IR) images taken on January 2, 2015 (TOP) and January 7 (bottom) shows the village of Doron Baga - also known as Doro Gowon- on January 2, with densely packed structures and tree cover (seen in red) before the village was razed by Boko Haram on January 7. The attacks left over 3,700 structures damaged or completely destroyed. Other nearby towns and villages were also attacked over this period. AFP PHOTO / DIGITALGLOBE / AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL

Mandatory HIV testing? Groups blast DOH chief

May 14, 2014 - 7:39 PM

It has to be said: one of the legacies of Secretary Ona and the Aquino administration will be the HIV epidemic in the country

NO TO MANDATORY. The Network to Stop AIDS Philippines is against mandatory HIV testing in the Philippines. Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

CONVERSATIONS: Is the Philippines ready for #gaymarriage?

May 11, 2012 - 7:05 PM

Our online community chimes in on the issue of same sex marriage

Same-sex marriage in the Philippines?

May 11, 2012 - 4:35 PM

If social attitudes are gradually shifting why is it hard to push for LGBT rights and same sex marriage here? Many would automatically blame the Catholic taliban but that s a wrong framing of the problem

Gays, lesbians wait for RH bill

Dec 26, 2011 - 9:10 AM

The Bill will go a long way in helping curb the rise of HIV AIDS in the country they say

Gays and Lesbians wait for the RH bill