Niamey, Niger Newswire

Niamey, Niger Newswire

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  1. .com | Dozens dead in Niger/Nigeria crackdown on criminal gangsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | News24

    At least 30 "bandits" have been killed during a crackdown by the armies of Niger and Nigeria in their troubled frontier where kidnappings and cattle rustling are rife, Niger's interior minister said on Tuesday. Criminal gangs had been operating in a "sanctuary" of dense forest between the Maradi area of southern Niger and the Nigerian border, Bazoum Mohamed said.

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  2. Hegazi, Mohsen lead Egypt to defeat eSwatiniRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | Egypt Today

    Egypt national team manager, Javier Aguirre, picked Hussein el-Shahat to replace Mohamed Salah who missed Egypt's journey to eSwatini due to his injury. Egyptian defense were under pressure at the first 10 minutes of the game and the home team had two clear chances to score but Egypt's goalkeeper, Mohamed el-Shenawy, stopped all their attempts to score.

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  3. .com | Burkina Faso attacks open new front in France's anti-terror fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | News24

    An alarming increase in deadly jihadist attacks has led to expanded French military action in Burkina Faso, a marked shift after years of reticence by the west African nation to call in help from its former colonial master. Until now France's 4 500-member Barkhane anti-terror force in West and Central Africa has intervened mainly in Mali, while focussing on training in Burkina Faso and the other nations of the G5 Sahel military alliance - Chad, Mauritania and Niger.

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  4. Australian author opens up on being kidnapped and sold as slave in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 7 | The New Zealand Herald

    It took 30 years for Jan Golembiewski to piece together the story of how an obsession with magic consumed his life and took him on an unimaginably perilous journey across the world. It was a two-year voyage which would eventually see the teenage explorer - who went on to enjoy a high-flying career in advertising- to be sold as a slave for a sticky, brown lump of heroin by a Nigerian beggar.

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  5. Trying to sell beer in Muslim NigerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | The Economist

    IN AN industrial park in Niamey, the capital of Niger, unemployed men rest in the shade from thirst-inducing heat. Warehouses gather dust.

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  6. Cholera - NigerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | World Health Organization

    On 15 July, the outbreak of cholera was officially declared by the Ministry of Public Health of Niger. The first three cases were residents of Nigeria from Jibiya Local Government Area in Katsina State on the border with Niger.

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  7. WHO: Cholera - NigerRead the original story

    Friday Oct 5 | Crofs Blogs

    On 15 July, the outbreak of cholera was officially declared by the Ministry of Public Health of Niger. The first three cases were residents of Nigeria from Jibiya Local Government Area in Katsina State on the border with Niger.

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  8. French airstrike targets extremists in Burkina FasoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    At least eight members of Burkina Faso's security forces are dead after a pair of attacks in the turbulent east, the country's security minister said Thursday, while France's military said it carried out an airstrike against extremists fleeing one of the scenes. The West African nation is the latest in the region to wrestle with the growing threat from extremist groups that in recent months have found refuge in the forested east near the border with Niger.

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  9. French airstrike targets extremists in Burkina Faso after attacks...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | The Japan Times

    At least eight members of Burkina Faso's security forces are dead after a pair of attacks in the turbulent east, the country's security minister said Thursday, while France's military said it carried out an airstrike against extremists fleeing one of the scenes. The West African nation is the latest in the region to wrestle with the growing threat from extremist groups that in recent months have found refuge in the forested east near the border with Niger.

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  10. Niger says cholera epidemic has killed at least 68 peopleRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 3 | 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 public health ministry says at least 68 people have died in a cholera epidemic that began in July. The ministry ...

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  11. 'The total package'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 30 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... frame and athleticism to his advantage for the Colorado Mesa men's soccer team. The junior striker from Niamey, Niger, transferred to CMU from Western Nebraska Community College and made an immediate impact, leading CMU with nine goals in seven ...

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  12. Italian Priest Abducted at Gunpoint in NigerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 29 | Pakistan Christian Post

    Washington DC: September 29, 2018. Fr. Pier Luigi Maccalli, 57, was kidnapped by eight unknown armed men Monday night in his parish of Bamoanga, some 125km from the capital Niamey.

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  13. UN human rights expert to assess the situation of migrants in NigerRead the original story

    Friday Sep 28 | World News Report

    The UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants, Felipe Gonzalez Morales, will visit Niger from 1 to 8 October 2018 to assess the country's current migration laws, policies, practices and agreements, and their impact on migrant women, men and children. "In the past years Niger has become a major transit country on the trans-Saharan migration route," Gonzalez Morales said.

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  14. .com | Niger flood death toll up to 42: UNRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | News24

    Zimbabwe's health minister, Obadiah Moyo, has declared a cholera emergency after at least more than 20 people died and over 2 000 others were infected. See the pictures At least 42 people have died in flooding in Niger since the start of the rainy season in June, most of them in northern desert areas, according to a UN report released on Thursday.

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  15. Niger cholera outbreak claims 67 livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 27 | The Peninsula

    The UN recently said that more than 500 people have died opf cholera in the Lake Chad region Niamey: A cholera outbreak in Niger has killed 67 people since July out of thousands of recorded cases, the UN said Thursday, citing health ministry figures. The epicentre is the southern Maradi region, near the border with Nigeria where a separate outbreak has claimed nearly 100 lives, the UN humanitarian agency OCHA said.

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  16. MoU signed for establishing Mahatma Gandhi Convention Centre in NigerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi , Sept 20 : India and Niger on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the implementation of Mahatma Gandhi International Convention Centre in Niamey, Niger with the Indian government's grant assistance. The agreement was signed by Secretary , Ministry of External Affairs T.S. Tirumurti and Ambassador of Republic of Niger in India Ali Illiassou, in the presence of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Minister and Special Adviser to the President of Republic of Niger, Saidil Moctar Mohamed, a statement from the MEA read.

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  17. France may take the lead in fighting jihadistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | The Economist

    BY ANY standards, the international airport of Niger's capital is a dozy spot- unless you are a French military air-traffic controller. On the civilian side of the ramshackle airport a few planes come and go.

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  18. Italy closely following case of abducted priest in NigerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Newkerala.com

    Rome, Sep 19 : Italian Foreign Minister Enzo Moavero Milanesi is "closely following" the case of Italian Cathlic missionary priest Pierluigi Maccalli who was reported kidnapped in Niger, the Foreign Ministry said. The kidnapping became known after an Indian priest managed to escape the armed gunmen who seized Maccalli on Monday night.

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  19. Make payment and get financial infomationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2018 | Herald Star Online

    ... hint to P.O. Box 795000, San Antonio, Texas 78279-5000, fax it to 210-HELOISE or e-mail: Heloise@Heloise.com.) NIAMEY, Niger (AP) - An Italian priest has been kidnapped in a part of Niger where a number of extremist groups ... DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a ...

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  20. 2019 AFCON : Golden Eaglets on break -UgbadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Vanguard

    Nduka Ugbade, Assistant Coach of the Golden Eaglets on Wednesday said that the players had embarked on some days rest after qualifying for the 2019 AFCON in Tanzania. "They need a break off the pitch after the whole playoffs in Niamey, Niger Republic, during the qualifiers for the 2019 African Cup of Nations .

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