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23 Oct
The missionaries had been heading home from building an orphanage when they were pulled off a bus by a gang, according to media reports. Haiti has witnessed more than 300 kidnappings already this year.
17 Oct
The ex-apartheid fighters locked the ministers in a hotel room after failed talks over a compensation deal. Police arrested a total of 56 people after the incident.
15 Oct
The ex-apartheid fighters locked the ministers in a hotel room after failed talks over a compensation deal. Police arrested a total of 56 people after the incident.
21 Jul
The Nigerian authorities had negotiated with heavily armed gangs to secure the release of the villagers, according to local reports.
27 Jun
Niger state governor has promised to ensure the safe return of Kidnapped students by the bandits.
8 Jun
The men were abducted near the country's border with Mali and Burkina Faso, a hotbed for Islamists. China, which mines uranium, gold and oil in the country, has expanded its operations across Africa.
4 Jun
Officials have confirmed the number of children taken by gunmen from a school in northern Nigeria. The state government is in contact with the kidnappers.
30 Apr
The three kidnapped construction workers in Ondo state regained freedom from their abductor.
2 Mar
The governor of Zamfara state has said that 279 girls taken from a school are "now safe." Their abduction was the second mass school kidnapping to take place in Nigeria this year.
21 Dec 2020
Local vigilantes and police have rescued a group of children who were kidnapped by an armed gang. The release followed a shoot-out in northwestern Nigeria.
20 Dec 2020
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18 Dec 2020
More than 300 kidnapped boys held captive for six days have been handed over to authorities. Some question whether the militant Islamist group Boko Haram was really behind the kidnapping.

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