How much do you know about Islamic extremists in Africa? Take our quiz!
Fundamental Islamist groups have been active across the Sahel-Saharan belt of Africa – from Nigeria in the west to Somalia in the east. Through abductions, armed attacks, and suicide bombings, Al Shabab and Boko Haram have wreaked havoc in Sub Saharan Africa – their activities accounting for the highest conflict-related deaths in the region. Test your knowledge of Africa's two major Islamic extremist groups in Africa.
1. Al Shabab means ____________ in Arabic.