Niger Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Niger blames backers of jailed presidential hopeful for violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | The Daily Star

    People drive past a campaign poster for Niger's incumbent President and presidential candidate Mahamadou Issoufou in a street of Niamey, Niger, on Jan. 30, 2016 on the first day of campaign for the upcoming Feb. 21 presidential election.

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  2. 10,000 turn out in Niger to back jailed presidential hopefulRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | The Peninsula

    Niamey: Some 10,000 people shouting "Hama for president!" packed a Niger rally in support of jailed opposition figure Hama Amadou, who is running for president in elections this month despite being in detention. TV images aired Tuesday showed cheering supporters wearing T-shirts and caps bearing Amadou's name at a rally Monday organised by his party, the Democratic Movement of Niger , in Dosso, about 100 kilometres south of the capital, Niamey.

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  3. The U.S. cana t fight terrorists in Africa. So guess what it does instead?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | The Washington Post

    ... your Reading List on any computer, tablet or smartphone. A crashed MQ-9 Reaper drone seen on the ground in Niamey, Niger, on Oct. 20, 2014. The cause of the accident was pilot error. (U.S. Air Force) Boko Haram kidnaps hundreds of Nigerian ...

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  4. As Niger prepares for elections, ita s concerned about security. Should it be?Read the original story

    Jan 28, 2016 | The Washington Post

    ... Blu hotel in Bamako, Mali. (Groups associated with AQIM claimed to be behind the Bamako attack as well.) Neighboring Niger already suffers terrorist attacks from another jihadist group - Boko Haram - on its southern border with Nigeria. Many hotel ...

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  5. UPDATE 1-Niger grants permit to GoviEx for $676 mln uranium exploitation projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2016 | Reuters

    Jan 26 Niger has awarded a permit to GoviEx Niger Holdings Ltd., the Niger branch of GoviEx, to exploit uranium for investments worth $676 million at the 243-km Madaouela Project in the Agadez region, according to a government statement. The landlocked West African country is a major uranium producer and the ore is central to France's nuclear energy program.

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  6. CHAN 2016: Home-based Eagles wary of GuineaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2016 | The Echo

    ... with Tunisia, saying it hurt to drop two valuable points. Irrespective of what happens in the game between Tunisia and Niger (which the North Africans have been touted to win), Nigeria will see herself progress on the back of a goal-a-piece draw. ...

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  7. Witness testifies in U.S. about 2000 murder of diplomat in NigerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | Reuters

    An African security guard on Monday told a U.S. judge that he saw an American diplomat shot to death in Niger 14 years ago, and identified the shooter as the suspect who has been indicted for the crime. Moumouni Karimou told a federal judge in Brooklyn, New York, he had smoked with the shooter just minutes before he witnessed the fatal carjacking.

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  8. Nearly a quarter of Niger voters barred from Feb pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2016 | Reuters

    Nearly a quarter of voters in Niger - 1.5 million people - will be barred from casting their ballots in next month's presidential poll, the government said, after politicians failed to agree on a system to register them. Tensions were already running high in the unstable West African state which is a key Western ally in the fight against Islamist militants across the Sahel region.

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  9. Nearly a quarter of Niger voters barred from February pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2016 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Nearly a quarter of voters in Niger - 1.5 million people - will be barred from casting their ballots in next month's presidential poll, the government said, after politicians failed to agree on a system to register them. Supporters of presidential candidate Hama Amadou shout slogans outside the court of appeals building after Amadou's appeal for bail was rejected in Niamey, Niger, January 11, 2016.

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  10. Niger Travel WarningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | Kansas City InfoZine

    This replaces the Travel Warning for Niger dated July 17, 2015 , to update U.S. citizens on the current security situation in Niger. U.S. citizens currently in or travelling to Niger should evaluate their personal security situation.

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  11. Taking stock of Burkina Fasoa s democracy after al-Qaeda attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | The Washington Post

    ... Blu Hotel in Bamako , Mali's capital, in November 2015, and earlier incidents in neighboring capitals: Niamey (Niger), N'Djamena (Chad), and Nouakchott (Mauritania). The situation in the Sahel has been circling complete disaster since early 2012, ...

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  12. More US military drones crashing than ever as new problems emergeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    A crashed MQ-9 Reaper drone seen on the ground in Niamey, Niger in West Africa on Oct. 20, 2014. The investigation determined the cause of the accident to be pilot error.

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  13. Bombino Making "Tuareggae" with Dirty Projectors' Dave LongstrethRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2016 | RollingStone

    Last fall, Omara Moctar, known to most by his nickname Bombino, decamped to the thickly-forested hills near Woodstock, New York to record the follow-up to Nomad , the 2013 Dan Auerbach-produced LP that boosted his guitar-hero status to the next level - and ultimately became one of Rolling Stone's 50 Best Albums of 2013 . For a dude who was born, raised, and still lives in Niger - the West African nation situated primarily in the Sahara Desert - it was a change of pace.

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  14. .com | Niger moves nearly 100 schools 'out of harm's way'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2016 | News24

    The Niger government and UN staff have moved 99 schools to "safer zones" out of harm's way from Boko Haram jihadists who attack from neighbouring Nigeria, the United Nations said Monday. The programme was launched in November and has enabled nearly 6 000 pupils - a total of 2 784 boys and 3 129 girls - to resume their lessons, according to the monthly bulletin of the UN Office for the Co-ordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Niamey.

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  15. Burkina Faso security forces attack hostage-takers at hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    ... visited by U.N. personnel in West Africa. An Air France flight from Paris to Ouagadougou has been re-routed to Niamey, Niger, since the attack, French Ambassador to Burkina Faso Gilles Thibault said via Twitter late Friday. The announcement followed ...

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  16. Amadou says he's a political prisonerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | Iol.co.za

    Hama Amadou, a major opposition figure in Niger and a presidential candidate, has declared himself a political prisoner, his lawyer said on Wednesday, meaning he is now likely to spend time leading up to the February polls in jail. His lawyer, speaking on a private television station, said Amadou made the decision after the appeals court turned down his plea to be released.

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  17. Niger presidential candidate declares himself political prisonerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | The Star Online

    Hama Amadou, a major opposition figure in Niger and a presidential candidate, has declared himself a political prisoner, his lawyer said on Wednesday, meaning he is now likely to spend time leading up to the February polls in jail. Amadou was one of 15 candidates approved by the constitutional court to stand in presidential elections.

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  18. .com | Niger holds 13 over failed December coupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | News24

    Niger's veteran political leader Mahamadou Issoufou casts his vote at a polling station in the election which he won. Niamey - Twelve soldiers and a civilian have been arrested so far in connection with last month's failed coup in Niger, Defence Minister Mahamadou Karidjo said on Wednesday.

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  19. Four Confess to Planning Foiled Coup, Niger SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | Voice of America

    Four people arrested for ties to an attempted coup in Niger in December have confessed to the plot and asked for clemency, the defense minister said Wednesday. There have been several coups in the landlocked West African nation, which the West sees as an important ally against terrorism, since independence from former colonial ruler France in 1960.

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  20. Niger says 4 soldiers confess to December coup plotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | The Washington Post

    ... Reading List. You'll be able to access the story from your Reading List on any computer, tablet or smartphone. NIAMEY, Niger - Niger's defense minister says that four officers arrested in December have confessed to planning an attempt to overthrow ...

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