Africa A week of progress: Nigerian army rescues another 234 women from Boko Haram (+video)

The Nigerian army rescued another 234 women from the Sambisa Forest, raising the total count to at least 677 rescued individuals in the past week. Why is the government pushing offensive action now?

Nigerian Military via AP

The Nigerian military has once again braved Boko Haram territory in the Sambisa Forest. The result? They reportedly rescued another 234 women and girls, rising the total rescue count to over 677 this week.