How Big of a Threat Is Boko Haram to the World?

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Aug. 5 (Bloomberg) –- In today’s “Global Outlook,” Dr. Uzodinma Iweala discusses the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and the global threat posed by Boko Haram, a group dedicated to imposing Islamic law on Nigeria. He speaks with Trish Regan on "Street Smart.” (Source: Bloomberg)

If nigeria and other parts of africa are not being safe, how will that effect investment?

Should they be putting their money there when there is so much internal conflict?

With the violence, it is not a good thing at all.

The image it presents really goes against what we see, which is that africa is growing and doing much better.

There is still a lot of growth and people are still interested because of the growth.

People need basic services and basic goods, that is a lot of the growth on the continent.

The issue with the violence, something we will have to deal with, especially when it is the major thing the outside world sees.

The violence is something people talk about and it is effective, but the business community is still bullish on nigeria's prospects.

What will happen is the government will have to step up to make sure it is detained.

As you can see, the vice president's life was kidnapped about a week ago.

With all of his attention pouring in, i think people will step up and it will not have quite as big an impact.

Thank you for joining us today.

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