Nigeria Activists Seek to End Begging by Koranic Students

August 29, 2016 12:57 PM
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Activists in northeast Nigeria have launched a campaign to end the begging tradition of children who live at Koranic schools.  The widespread hunger epidemic induced by Boko Haram violence in the region has increased the number of these children, called almajiri. Chika Oduah reports from Maiduguri.