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Mon, 15 Jan 2018 04:00:05 GMT
A Dozen Shades of Khaki - Counter-Insurgency Operations in the Sahel
[IRIN] Dakar -The region has never been so militarised. Here's an overview of the international players in uniform.

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 05:03:30 GMT
Nigerian Journalist Detained Over Critical Article He Didn't Write
[CPJ] Lomé -Nigerian authorities should immediately release Timothy Elombah, editor of the news website Elombah, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Security forces arrested the journalist at his home in Nnewi, a city in Anambra state, ...

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 11:14:28 GMT
Christmas in Niger Republic
[Daily Trust] This year, we are spending the holiday season in Niger to travel and see old friends and catch up with events in the country. We spent a lot of time with friends in the NGO - Alternative Citizen Spaces (Alternative Espace Citoyens) led ...

Wed, 27 Dec 2017 12:04:37 GMT
Bring Back Our Trees - the Forest Communities Fighting Climate Change
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Around the world local people are restoring forests, boosting their incomes and sucking carbon from the atmosphere

Wed, 27 Dec 2017 14:46:33 GMT
French President Emmanuel Macron Visits Counterterrorism Troops in Niger
[Deutsche Welle] President Emmanuel Macron has visited French counterterrorism troops based in Niger who are tackling extremists in the Sahel. He stressed the need for development programs to tackle the root causes of extremism.

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