Mandela widow calls on Nigerian government to find girls

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Nelson Mandela’s widow Graca Machel has broken a customary mourning period to call on the Nigerian government and international community to do more to find the 200-plus schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram.

“The Nigerian government has a responsibility to protect its citizens, and keep them safe,” she said in an open letter, amid allegations that the authorities ignored a warning of the April 14 attack by the Islamist group.

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