Fri, 12 Feb 2016 21:15:36 GMT
Ghana Is Not an Extension of Niger
[Ghanaian Chronicle] Two factions of the Zambarama community in Bolgatanga reportedly engaged each other in a free-for-all fight during the visit of a parliamentary candidate of the Tayara party in Niger, where the Zambarama people come from.

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 13:56:39 GMT
Niger Elections - Why We Must Pay Attention
[OSIWA] General elections will be held in Niger on 21st February 2016. This is a significant moment for the country, which has faced years of unstable governments since gaining independence in 1960. Following its last national dialogue that ushered i...

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 09:22:14 GMT
Refugee Camp Hit By Twin Suicide Bombings
[Al Jazeera] More than 70 people have been killed in a double suicide attack at a camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in northeast Nigeria, local officials told Al Jazeera.

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 12:17:01 GMT
Algeria-Niger - Convergence of Views On Several Issues
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -New Ambassador of Niger to Algeria Ali Malou, on Wednesday welcomed the convergence of views between Algeria and his country on several issues.

Mon, 08 Feb 2016 17:36:02 GMT
Sub-Saharan Africa Lags Behind On Poverty Eradication
[Africa Renewal] Burkina Faso, a landlocked West African country south of the Sahara Desert, has been in the news since political unrest erupted there in 2014. Had peace prevailed, the country would have had a moment to savour the finding that they w...

Mon, 08 Feb 2016 09:09:58 GMT
The New Jihadist Strategy in the Sahel
[IRIN] Nairobi -Security has been intense over the last few weeks in the Senegalese capital, Dakar, with police and soldiers on the streets, vehicle searches, and round-ups of alleged Islamist militants.

Thu, 04 Feb 2016 13:09:59 GMT
MSF's Study in Niger Shows No Significant Benefit From Routine Use of Antibiotics in Malnourished Children
[MSF] The routine use of antibiotics in the treatment of severe acute malnutrition has minimal impact on the likelihood of recovery, according to a major study of more than 2,000 children by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and its research arm Epice...

Fri, 29 Jan 2016 07:59:22 GMT
Man Arraigned for Trafficking 10 Children From Niger Republic
[Premium Times] A 50-year-old man, Luku Labi, who allegedly trafficked 10 children from Benin Republic into Nigeria, was on Thursday charged before a Yaba Chief Magistrates' Court in Lagos.

Wed, 20 Jan 2016 14:00:19 GMT
CHAN Group C - Nigeria 4 - 1 Niger
[Focus] Second half substitute Chisom Chikatara inspired Nigeria to a crushing 4-1 win over Niger in their African Nations Championships opening match at Kigali's Nyamirambo stadium on Monday.

Wed, 20 Jan 2016 13:26:28 GMT
African Nations Championship Results
[Vanguard] Results of 2016 African Nations Championship (CHAN) matches in Rwanda on Monday:

Wed, 20 Jan 2016 12:59:52 GMT
CHAN - Eagles Maul Niger, Top Group C
[Vanguard] The Super Eagles yesterday annihilated the Mena of Niger 4-1 in a blistering second half display that saw Abia Warriors striker, Chisom Chikatara bag a hat-trick. By this victory, the Sunday Oliseh tutored team went top of Group C after th...

Wed, 20 Jan 2016 11:05:13 GMT
Nigeria Too Good - Niger Coach
[Vanguard] Hat-trick hero Chisom Chikatara, midfielder Usman Mohammed and defender Orji Kalu have pushed for starting shirts with Nigeria's Super Eagles at the CHAN on the strength of their displays against Niger, officials have disclosed.

Tue, 19 Jan 2016 15:30:20 GMT
'Deadliest Terror in the World' - the West's Latest Gift to Africa
[Fahamu] By engineering chaos in Libya with the violent overthrow of Gaddafi in 2011, NATO effectively turned over the entire armoury of an advanced industrial state to the region's most sectarian militias, including Boko Haram. Moreover, the success...

Tue, 19 Jan 2016 14:32:45 GMT
UNHCR Struggles to Help Tens of Thousands Newly Displaced By Boko Haram in Niger
[UNHCR] This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Adrian Edwards - to whom quoted text may be attributed - at the press briefing, on 19 January 2016, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

Tue, 19 Jan 2016 14:32:12 GMT
Thousands Newly Displaced By Boko Haram in Niger
[UNHCR] Geneva -The UN Refugee Agency and its partners are struggling to help an estimated 100,000 people driven from their homes in recent weeks in south-east Niger's Diffa region in attacks launched by Nigeria's Boko Haram insurgency group.

Tue, 19 Jan 2016 09:03:15 GMT
CHAN 2016 - Super Eagles Start With Big Win Over Niger
[Premium Times] The Nigeria home-based Super Eagles team started their campaign at the African Nations Championships, CHAN, on a winning note as they thrashed West African neighbours, Niger, 4-1 at the 22, 000 capacity Kigali Regional Stadium on Mond...

Tue, 19 Jan 2016 08:03:16 GMT
#CHAN 2016 Update - Nigeria Thrill in 4-1 Win Over Niger
[New Times] Nigeria and Niger produced a very exciting African Nations Championship (CHAN) encounter at Kigali Regional Stadium in Nyamirambo.

Mon, 18 Jan 2016 10:46:38 GMT
UN Security Council Welcomes Positive Developments, but Concerned About Political Tensions
[UN News] Welcoming positive political developments in West Africa, in particular the holding of peaceful elections in Nigeria, Togo, Burkina Faso, Guinea and Côte-d'Ivoire, members of the UN Security Council stressed the importance of the upcoming ...

Mon, 18 Jan 2016 10:03:19 GMT
Neighbours Nigeria, Niger Light Up Group C
[CAF] Nigeria and Niger have old scores to settle when the two teams lock horns in a Group C clash on Monday in Kigali.

Mon, 18 Jan 2016 13:02:00 GMT
Oliseh Confident as Eagles Kick Off Chan 2016 Against Mena of Niger
[Premium Times] Sunday Oliseh is confident the group of players chosen from the Nigeria Professional Football League, are strong enough to make an impression at the fourth Africa Nations championship that starts for the Eagles on Monday evening.