Niger

Thu, 02 Dec 2021 06:27:28 GMT
Sahel - Top UN Rights Official Visits Burkina Faso, Niger
[HRW] Bamako -- Governments Should Protect Civilians, Investigate Abuses

Thu, 02 Dec 2021 04:37:36 GMT
Forces Did Not Fire Into Crowd of Nigerien Protesters - French Military
[VOA] Ouagadougou -- A French military spokesperson has denied an accusation that French soldiers shot into a crowd of protesters in Niger late last month. The deteriorating security situation in Africa's Sahel region has been accompanied by protests...

Mon, 29 Nov 2021 06:26:37 GMT
Two Killed, 18 Wounded As Protesters Clash With French Military Convoy
[RFI] The Nigerien government says two people were killed and 18 wounded after a French military convoy heading to Mali was blocked by protestors angry at the failure of French forces to reign in terrorism in the region.

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 05:27:14 GMT
What Makes Women Resist Violent Extremism in Mali and Niger?
[ISS] Investing in girls' education from an early age is essential for building their resilience and financial independence.

Fri, 26 Nov 2021 09:07:04 GMT
Meaningful Investment in Girls' Education Key to Resisting Violent Extremism Recruitment in Mali and Niger
[Daily Maverick] Focus on girls' schooling from an early age is essential for building their resilience and financial independence.

Tue, 23 Nov 2021 05:47:44 GMT
Protesters Gather Outside Ouagadougou to Block French Military Convoy Headed to Niger
[VOA] Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso -- Up to 200 protesters in Burkina Faso gathered on the outskirts of the capital, Ouagadougou, Sunday, aiming to block a French military convoy that has been trying to reach neighboring Niger from the nearby city of Ka...

Sat, 20 Nov 2021 14:29:14 GMT
Niamey Hosts International Symposium to Mobilize Traditional Leaders around Demographic Transition in Niger
[UNFPA in WCA] The Government of Niger, through the Ministry of Public Health, Population and Social Affairs, in partnership with the Niger Traditional Leaders Association and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), is organizing an international...

Sun, 21 Nov 2021 07:06:47 GMT
Niamey Hosts International Symposium to Mobilize Traditional Leaders around Demographic Transition in Niger
[UNFPA in WCA] The Government of Niger, through the Ministry of Public Health, Population and Social Affairs, in partnership with the Niger Traditional Leaders Association and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), is organizing an international...

Mon, 15 Nov 2021 14:08:44 GMT
African Leaders Meet to Support Girls' Rights
[HRW] Nairobi -- Address Discrimination Against Pregnant Students, Widespread Teenage Pregnancy

Tue, 16 Nov 2021 07:27:45 GMT
Niger Sign Off Qualifiers With Huge Win in Nine Goal Thriller
[CAF] Niger wound off their Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification journey with a 7-2 victory over Djibouti in Niamey on Monday as the West Africans clinched their second victory to move to seven points in Group A.

Mon, 15 Nov 2021 07:34:14 GMT
The Drought-Hit Niger Villagers 'Walking On Water' Too Hard to Reach
[RFI] In the remote plains of Niger, much of daily life revolves around collecting water from parched wells that have fallen victim to climate change. A documentary sets out to show how community members are pulling together to build a well that will...

Thu, 11 Nov 2021 05:13:24 GMT
'Last Two Weeks Have Been Even More Tragic Than Usual'
[Agenzia Fides] Niamey -- "The wind is blowing in both directions. The last two weeks in Niger have been even more tragic than usual. A few days ago at least 60 farmers and a dozen soldiers were killed in the so-called 'three borders' and only a few ...

Tue, 09 Nov 2021 06:12:40 GMT
School Fire Kills At Least 25 Children in Niger
[allAfrica] Cape Town -- At least 25 primary school children were killed after their straw-hut classrooms caught fire in Maradi region, Niger on Monday, November 8, 2021.

Wed, 10 Nov 2021 08:24:16 GMT
'We Have Nothing Left' - the Catastrophic Consequences of Criminalising Livelihoods
[The Conversation Africa] We were in Obalende: a bustling working-class neighbourhood of office buildings, shops and residential areas, on Lagos Island, Nigeria. During the day, the neighbourhood teems with small market stalls selling all manner of t...

Tue, 09 Nov 2021 08:13:42 GMT
Power Line Connecting Nigeria to Niger, Others for Completion in 2023
[This Day] The West African Power Pool (WAPP) North Core Project, a transmission line that will link Nigeria to three countries, will be completed in 2023, Chairman, Executive Board of the regional body, Dr. Sule Abdulaziz, has said.

Fri, 05 Nov 2021 05:28:06 GMT
Dozens Dead in Attack By Gunmen - Govt
[allAfrica] At least 69 people, including a mayor, have been killed in an attack by gunmen in southwestern Niger, the country's government has confirmed.

Fri, 05 Nov 2021 10:47:58 GMT
Statement of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission On the Terrorist Attack in Niger
[African Union] The Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat condemns in the strongest terms the terrorist attack in Niger's southern Tillabery region that left 69 civilians dead.

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