Niger Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Nigeria: Continuity in Governance Key to Sub-Regional Fight Against Insurgency - OsinbajoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    ... as an important element in the fight against Boko Haram and insurgency. Speaking over the weekend in Niamey, Niger at the inauguration of President Issoufou Mahamadou for a second term in office, the Vice President said the re-election of the ...

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  2. Nigeria: Buhari - Political Stability Needed to Defeat B/HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the West African sub-region needs political stability to defeat the Boko Haram insurgency. President Buhari was speaking at the weekend in Niamey, the Republic of Niger, at the inauguration of President Mahamadou Issoufou for a second term in office.

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  3. .com | Niger's president takes second term in officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 | News24

    President Mahamadou Issoufou was inaugurated in a ceremony on Saturday attended by several heads of state from countries including Senegal, Chad and Ivory Coast. Representatives from 53 countries, including the United States, were at the ceremony as well.

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  4. Niger votes in presidential run-off despite boycottRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2016 | Newstime Africa

    Voters in Niger cast ballots in the country's first-ever presidential run-off Sunday, with incumbent Mahamadou Issoufou on track for a second five-year term as the opposition observed a boycott. Voter turnout in the capital Niamey, a stronghold of jailed opposition leader Hama Amadou, seemed lower than in the first round of the election, when queues formed outside polling stations, according to AFP reporters.

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  5. Niger: President Vows to Fight Jihadists and Poverty in Second TermRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    Niger's President Mahamadou Issoufou has been inaugurated for a second 5-year term after polls boycotted by the opposition. Despite being rich in uranium and oil, three-quarters of the population lives in poverty.

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  6. Niger's president sworn in for a second term after disputed voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 | New Vision

    "On March 20, the people made their choice in a calm vote and renewed their confidence in me for a second mandate," Issoufou said in his speech, referring to the poll results that gave him 92 percent of the votes cast. Niger's President Mahamadou Issoufou was sworn in Saturday to a second five-year term after being re-elected in a run-off vote last month that was boycotted by the opposition.

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  7. Meningitis epidemic kills over 60 in NigerRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2016 | Xinhuanet

    A meningitis outbreak that was reported in Niger between Jan. 4 to March 13 this year has left at least 61 people dead out of a total of 730 detected cases across the entire national territory, the latest data from the World Health Organization has shown.

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  8. Niger: Niger's Opposition Leader Granted ReleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    Hama Amadou, Niger's opposition leader, was granted bail Tuesday, five months after being detained on baby-trafficking charges he said were politically motivated. Last week, Amadou lost a runoff election to President Mahamadou Issoufou, who won his second term with 92 percent of the vote.

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  9. Egypt, Senegal almost there, Nigeria outRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | Bangkok Post

    ... Egypt a 1-0 Group G win in Alexandria while Moussa Konate and Papa Souare goals earned Senegal a 2-1 Group K win in Niger. Record seven-time champions Egypt need one point from a June visit to Tanzania and Senegal one point from games against ...

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  10. Jailed Niger opposition granted provisional release after electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | The Peninsula

    A man gets a haircut and a shave in front of a campaign poster of incarcerated opposition candidate Hama Amadou in Niamey, Niger, February 15, 2016. Reuters, Joe Penney NIAMEY: Niger opposition leader Hama Amadou, jailed since November on baby trafficking charges, was granted a provisional release by a court on Tuesday a week after losing a presidential run-off election, his lawyer said.

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  11. Ap Photos: a selection of pictures from the past weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2016 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    ... Election officials count votes by flashlight inside a school used as a polling station during elections in Niamey, Niger, Sunday, March 20, 2016. The electoral commission released results Tuesday showing that President Mahamadou ... Highlights from ...

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  12. Ap Photos: a selection of pictures from the past weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2016 | KLTV Tyler

    ... Election officials count votes by flashlight inside a school used as a polling station during elections in Niamey, Niger, Sunday, March 20, 2016. The electoral commission released results Tuesday showing that President Mahamadou ... Highlights from ...

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  13. His Majesty congratulates Niger PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2016 | Times of Oman

    Muscat: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said has sent a cable of congratulations to President Mahamadou Issoufou of the Republic of Niger on the occasion of him being re-elected as a President of the Republic for a new presidential term. In his cable, His Majesty expressed his sincere congratulations along with his best wishes of good health and happiness to President Issoufou.

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  14. Ap Photos: a selection of pictures from the past weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2016 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    ... Election officials count votes by flashlight inside a school used as a polling station during elections in Niamey, Niger, Sunday, March 20, 2016. The electoral commission released results Tuesday showing that President Mahamadou ... Highlights from ...

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  15. Ap Photos: a selection of pictures from the ...Mar 25, 2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... Election officials count votes by flashlight inside a school used as a polling station during elections in Niamey, Niger, Sunday, March 20, 2016. The electoral commission released results Tuesday showing that President Mahamadou Issoufou received ...

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  16. .com | Man pleads guilty to killing US official in Niger carjackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | News24

    New York - A Malian national who escaped from prison twice after being charged with killing a US Defense Department official and wounding a US Marine during a 2000 carjacking in Niger pleaded guilty on Thursday to a charge of conspiracy to commit murder. Alhassane Ould Mohamed admitted fatally shooting William Bultemeier, a Department of Defense attache, as Bultemeier left a restaurant in the Niger capital of Niamey on December 22, 2000, and wounding Marine Staff Sergeant Christopher McNeely, who came to Bultemeier's aid.

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  17. Man pleads guilty to killing US official in Niger carjackingRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2016 | Cybercast News Service

    A Malian national who escaped from prison twice after being charged with killing a U.S. Defense Department official and wounding a U.S. Marine during a 2000 carjacking in Niger pleaded guilty Thursday to a charge of conspiracy to commit murder. Alhassane Ould Mohamed admitted fatally shooting William Bultemeier, a Department of Defense attache, as Bultemeier left a restaurant in the Niger capital of Niamey on Dec. 22, 2000, and wounding Marine Staff Sgt.

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  18. Malian national pleads guilty in 2000 slaying of US diplomat in West AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    A Malian national pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court in Brooklyn to conspiring to murder an American diplomat in West Africa more than 15 years ago. Alhassane Ould Mohamed, 46, admitted that he shot and killed William Bultemeier outside a restaurant in Niamey, the capital of Niger, on Dec. 23, 2000.

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  19. Niger: Opposition parties reject election resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | GhanaWeb

    Niger opposition parties have rejected the final round of the country's presidential and legislative elections that took place on Sunday citing fraud. Niger's electoral commission released results on Tuesday showing that President Mahamadou Issoufou received more than 92 percent of the runoff vote.

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  20. Would-Be Diplomatic Assassin Pleads GuiltyRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2016 | Courthouse News Service

    ... prosecutors say Mohamed's plot nearly came to fruition on Dec. 23, 2000. Several employees of the U.S. Embassy in Niger had been leaving a restaurant in Niamey that day when Mohamed and a co-conspirator accosted the group. Department of Defense ...

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