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  1. U-20 AFCON: Flying Eagles draw Niger, Burundi, S/Africa in Group ARead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Vanguard

    Nigeria will play hosts Niger, South Africa and Burundi at the group stage of the 2019 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations in Niger, according to the draw conducted on Thursday night in Niamey, . Nigeria played out a goalless draw against Niger at the ongoing WAFU Cup in Lome, Togo.

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  2. .com | Niger shuts Airtel telecom offices over unpaid taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | News24

    Niger on Saturday ordered the closure of the offices of the country's biggest telecoms operator Airtel, a subsidiary of India's Bharti Airtel group, for unpaid taxes of 107 million dollars. Airtel has been present in Niger since 2001 and holds a 51% market share, according to the national telecoms regulator.

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  3. Niger shuts Airtel offices over Rs 764 crore in unpaid taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | The Times of India

    NIAMEY: Niger on Saturday ordered the closure of the offices of the country's biggest telecom operator Airtel, a subsidiary of Bharti Airtel group, over $107 million in unpaid taxes. Airtel has been present in Niger since 2001 and holds a 51% market share, according to the national telecoms regulator.

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  4. Mattis Erupts Over Niger Inquiry and Army Revisits Who Is to BlameRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | The New York Times

    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis was livid last month when he summoned top military officials to a video conference at the Pentagon to press them about an investigation into a 2017 ambush in Niger that killed four Americans on a Green Beret team. His anger, Pentagon officials said, came from seeing news reports that junior officers were being reprimanded for the botched Niger mission while the officers directly above them were not.

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  5. Saving the world's last West African giraffes in NigerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | BBC News

    Under the initiative, spearheaded by the Nigerien authorities, the eight giraffes were captured in the country's Giraffe Zone, a government-defined region approximately 60km south-east of the capital, Niamey.

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  6. Niger:Kidnapped Italian missionary aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | ANSA.it

    Rome, December 4 - A Catholic bishop has said that Father Pier Luigi Maccali, an Italian missionary kidnapped in Niger in September, is alive, the Fides agency reported on Tuesday. "The Bishop of the Diocesis of Niamey, Monsignor Jalwana Laurent Lompo, says that Father Pier Luigi Maccali, the missionary kidnapped on September 17, is alive and well," said a statement that was sent to Fides by Father Dsir Salako, the Benin-Niger district head for the Society of African Missions.

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  7. .com | Niger customs official killed in state of emergency zoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | News24

    A Niger customs official was killed in an attack by insurgents in a southwestern region bordering Burkina Faso and placed under a state of emergency last week, authorities said on Sunday. Finance Minister Hassoumi Massoudou, speaking as the body of the victim was transferred to a Niamey morgue, decried what he termed a "barbarous, armed attack" on a police post in the southwestern town of Tera.

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  8. .com | Nigerian police kill over 100 'bandits' in crackdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 30 | News24

    Nigerian police claimed on Friday that over 100 "bandits" had been killed in a crackdown targeting crime in the northwest state of Zamfara, following a surge in kidnappings for ransom and cattle rustling. Zamfara has been plagued by violent crime over the past year, with Amnesty International warning in July that people living in the impoverished state were "at the mercy" of armed bandits who take hostages and raid villages.

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  9. Nigerian police kill over 100 'bandits' in crackdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 30 | Iol.co.za

    Nigerian police claimed on Friday that over 100 "bandits" had been killed in a crackdown targeting crime in the northwest state of Zamfara, following a surge in kidnappings for ransom and cattle rustling. Zamfara has been plagued by violent crime over the past year, with Amnesty International warning in July that people living in the impoverished state were "at the mercy" of armed bandits who take hostages and raid villages.

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  10. Niger closes UK charity's health centers, says they performed abortionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | Reuters

    Niger's health ministry has ordered two family planning centers run by British charity Marie Stopes International to close because it performed abortions, the ministry said on Wednesday. Abortion is banned under Nigerien law except in cases when the pregnancy endangers the mother's life.

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  11. .com | Niger suspends activity of British charity over abortionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | News24

    Niger has ordered the closure of two centres run by British charity Marie Stopes International on grounds it was illegally performing abortions, the health minister told AFP on Tuesday. "We have decided to close this charity on grounds of a 2006 law which bans abortions," said Health Minister Idi Illiassou.

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  12. 18 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram in Niger, official says Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 24 | WSB-TV

    ... Visit us and sign in to update your profile, receive the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts. NIAMEY, Niger (AP) - A regional deputy official in Niger says that 18 girls have been kidnapped from two different villages by suspected ...

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  13. .com | Niger to move protected giraffes as habitat shrinksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 22 | News24

    Part of a group of a rare giraffes that has become a Niger tourist attraction is to be moved to a reserve 600km away owing to encroaching desert, farmland and increasing instances of them being struck by vehicles, officials said on Wednesday. He explained that initially seven females and three males would be taken from a herd living in the southwest Koure region south of the capital Niamey and relocated in the Gadabedji Reserve in the centre of Niger, on the edge of the Sahara Desert.

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  14. Suspected Boko Haram extremists kill 7 in Niger's southeastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 22 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... later. Whether you're looking to buy or rent, OneRoof.co.nz has everything you need to find your dream home. NIAMEY, Niger (AP) - Niger's defense minister says suspected Boko Haram extremists have killed seven people and injured seven others at a ...

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  15. Niger to move protected giraffes as habitat shrinksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 21 | Manila Bulletin

    Part of a group of a rare giraffes that has become a Niger tourist attraction is to be moved to a reserve 600 kilometres away owing to encroaching desert, farmland and increasing instances of them being struck by vehicles, officials said Wednesday. The transfer of a pilot group of 10 West African giraffes to a wildlife reserve will test whether the others will follow He explained that initially seven females and three males would be taken from a herd living in the southwest Koure region south of the capital Niamey and relocated in the Gadabedji Reserve in the centre of Niger, on the edge of the Sahara Desert.

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  16. For migrants abused in Libya, Europe extends a thin lifelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 19 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... agency OFPRA interviews an Eritrean migrant for final approval to relocate to France on Oct. 3, 2018, in Niamey, Niger. To stem illegal migration, the EU is spending $270 million on an "Emergency Trust Fund" in Niger, part of a security-development ...

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  17. In Niger, a reporter seeks a refund and finds astonishing generosityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 19 | Christian Science Monitor

    This short piece about our reporter's experience while on assignment in Niger links to Part 7 of our migration series, which you can find here . You can find all the stories in the series here .

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  18. Sudan, Libya, Chad and Niger border committee to meet at end of monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | Sudan Tribune

    November 18, 2018 The Foreign Ministers of Sudan, Chad, Niger and Libya have agreed to hold an extraordinary meeting of the joint border security committee among the four countries at the end of the month, said El-Dirdeiry Ahmed, Sudan's top diplomat He pointed out that the Foreign Ministers' meeting stressed importance to move ahead with the coordination and cooperation among the four countries to protect border security. In a meeting held last April in Niamey, Sudan, Chad, Libya and Niger agreed to "coordinate the actions" of their armed forces to fight against the "transnational crime" in the region.

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  19. Salah catches Carthage Eagles, snatches late victory for EgyptRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | Egypt Today

    The Pharaohs shined against Tunisia presenting amazing performance, especially in the second half, crowned by Salah's last minute goal which gave Egypt an important three points sharing the group leadership alongside Tunisia with 12 points. Egypt's three goals were through the winger, Mahmoud Hassan Trezeguet, Baher el-Mohammady and Mohamed Salah.

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  20. Egypt vs Tunisia, a classic African-Arab clash to watchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | Egypt Today

    Egypt hosts Tunisia at Borg el-Arab stadium on Friday night, at 06:00 p.m. in the 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifiers. Egypt and Tunisia secured qualification for the tournament since the last round after Egypt achieved an away 2-0 victory over eSwatini, while Tunisia defeated Niger 2-1 in Niamey.

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