In This Issue:

- Leading the News

- United States – Africa Relations

- North Africa

- East Africa

- West Africa

- Sub-Saharan Africa

- General Africa News

- Excerpt from Leading the News:

Nigeria -

On May 14th, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said U.S. had started using unmanned drones to assist the Nigerian Government in searching for the schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram in April. Press Secretary Carney stressed that the drones are unarmed and that U.S. military personnel in Nigeria is continuing to serve in an advisory capacity.

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Topics:  Boko Haram, DOD, Drones, Foreign Policy, Foreign Relations, Humanitarian Assistance, NATO, Obama Administration, Sanctions, Sudan

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