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  1. Solar Power Seen as Tool Against Extremism in SahelRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Voice of America

    A girl stands outside a hut in Niger's capital, Niamey. In impoverished Niger, recurring and more intense drought "is absolutely punishing," a U.N. official says.

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  2. FG expresses reservation on AfCTARead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Vanguard

    ... land an air plane and other cities like that, the countries that have signed are one-city countries - Rwanda - Kigali, Niger - Niamey, Ghana- Accra, those are the countries that have signed and we are afraid. "How much power do we have and we say we ...

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  3. Spares to keep SOF Chinooks flying | Rafael unveils new glide...Read the original story

    Yesterday | Defence Industry Daily

    ... a variety of missions, ranging from troop passenger transport to Low Altitude airdrops. US Army Special Forces in Niger have been working with host nation security forces to help counter the activities of several terrorist and insurgent groups ...

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  4. Tajani visit to Niger: we must support and expand Niger's...Read the original story

    Monday | World News Report

    "Niger plays a key role to drastically reduce irregular migrants' flows to Libya and the EU. My visit to Niamey aims at strengthening our partnership with this country, discussing how the EU can promote investments and make more funds available.

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  5. 'Why did they do this to mommy?': Ottawa urged to reunite Edmonton family after mom's deportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | CBC News

    ... reunite Edmonton family after mom's deportation The case of Canadian-born children whose mother was deported to Niger is prompting calls on Ottawa to quickly reunite the family. The Aouedi family is still coping with the sudden deportation of ...

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  6. The Nigerien ConnectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 15 | Vanguard

    I N September last year , President Muhammed Buhari received his Nigerien counterpart Mahamadou Issoufou in Daura, Katsina State; Issoufou had reportedly visited, to ask after PMB's health and also congratulate him on Nigeria's exit from recession; the discussion, apparently also included "the fight against Boko Haram, the economic challenges in the Lake Chad Basin and other developmental concerns, that directly affected the citizens of both countries". Indeed, this was not the first meeting of both leaders, as Issoufou was also one of the earliest national leaders who personally visited, to congratulate Buhari, soon after he became President in 2015; an outcome which reportedly, also evoked Presidential celebration in Niger Republic.

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  7. Shore Capital Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Savannah PetroleumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 15 | IntersportsWire

    ... ($0.59). Savannah Petroleum Plc, an oil and gas company, engages in the exploration of hydrocarbons in the Republic of Niger. The company's principal assets are the R1/R2 and R3/R4 PSC that cover an area of 13,655 km2 located in the Agadem rift ...

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  8. Tajani visit to Niger: 95% decrease in migration flows to Libya and...Read the original story

    Friday Jul 13 | World News Report

    ''Through financial support and a strong partnership, the European Union has helped Niger to reduce migratory flows to Libya and the EU by over 95%. In 2016, 330,000 people crossed Niger primarily directed to Europe via Libya.

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  9. Unloved uranium sector eyed for revival on reactor buildRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | Reuters

    Seven years on from Japan's Fukushima nuclear disaster, the beaten down uranium sector is attracting interest as analysts and investors see signs its time in the wilderness may drawing to an end. FILE PHOTO - Uranium ore is heap leached with sulfuric acid at Areva's Somair mine in Arlit, Niger, September 25, 2013.

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  10. Shore Capital Reiterates Buy Rating for Savannah PetroleumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 11 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... ($0.59). Savannah Petroleum Plc, an oil and gas company, engages in the exploration of hydrocarbons in the Republic of Niger. The company's principal assets are the R1/R2 and R3/R4 PSC that cover an area of 13,655 km2 located in the Agadem rift ...

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  11. .com | Eight states sound alarm over Sahel hungerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | News24

    Eight West African states have called for emergency aid for four countries in the Sahel facing food shortages as a result of jihadist violence. Agriculture ministers from the West African Economic and Monetary Union , at a meeting in the Nigerien capital of Niamey on Monday, said around 3.5 million people in Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger and Senegal were suffering from "food insecurity."

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  12. .com | 17 Boko Haram members get jail terms in NigerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 9 | News24

    A court in Niger has sentenced 17 members of the violent Islamist movement Boko Haram to between two and seven years in jail, a senior state prosecutor said on Monday. "Of 42 suspects on trial, 17 got between two and seven years in prison and 21 others were released" at the end of a six-day trial in the southeastern Diffa region, Chaibou Samna, prosecutor at the high court in Niamey, told AFP.

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  13. Niger:Girls Find 'Sanctuary' in Fistula Treatment CentresRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 9 | AllAfrica.com

    Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed visits the National Fistula Centre in Niamey, Niger, with Margot Wallstrom, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Sweden and Dr. Lalla Malika Issoufou Mahamadou, second First Lady Twenty-three-year-old Kodi Moumdau laughs with a group of young women in brightly coloured shawls in her ward at the National Fistula Centre [Centre National de Rfrence de Fistule Obsttricale] in the outskirts of Niamey, the capital of Niger. They can consider themselves amongst the lucky women who have been treated for and survived an obstetric fistula condition.

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  14. .com | Niger will continue to welcome African migrants: presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 8 | News24

    Niger will continue to be a transit country for migrants, including those entering from neighbouring Libya, President Mahamadou Issoufou said on Saturday. "We are a people open to hospitality, we are a generous people.

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  15. UNHCR Set to Open New Refugee Transit Center in TripoliRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 7 | Voice of America

    ... From this gathering and departure facility, candidates for asylum will be evacuated to a U.N. center in Niamey in Niger to complete their applications, which will allow them to be transferred to resettlement nations. Speaking Friday in Rome, the ...

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  16. Soumana Saley, a leather craftsman from Niger.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 7 | News 88.9 KNPR

    He was 11 years old. He lived in Niamey, the capital of Niger. And he'd never had a chance to go to school.

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  17. Savannah Petroleum (SAVP) Earns Buy Rating from Shore CapitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 6 | IntersportsWire

    ... ($0.59). Savannah Petroleum Plc, an oil and gas company, engages in the exploration of hydrocarbons in the Republic of Niger. The company's principal assets are the R1/R2 and R3/R4 PSC that cover an area of 13,655 km2 located in the Agadem rift ...

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  18. On the edge of the Sahara, people mourn the decline of people-smugglingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 5 | The Economist

    ... are thought to have crossed the sea from Libya to Italy. Most of those probably reached Libya via Agadez, crossing Niger at a rate of about 100,000 a year on average since 2000, reckon researchers at the Clingendael Netherlands Institute of ...

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  19. .com | Niger Boko Haram attack death toll revised down: ministryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 4 | News24

    Six soldiers were killed over the weekend in an attack blamed on the jihadist group Boko Haram on a military position in southeast Niger, the defence ministry said on Tuesday revising down an earlier death toll. The Niger army previously said on Sunday that 10 soldiers were killed in the assault near the border with Nigeria.

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  20. French hostage's son searches for mother in West African desertRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 3 | Reuters

    ... on a mission to try to track her down that has taken him to parts of the Sahara as far afield as Mauritania and Niger, where he is meeting a negotiator he hopes can put him in touch with Sophie's captors. "The fact that the hostage takers allowed my ...

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