Niger Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. .com | Niger president vows transparent voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | News24

    Niger's President Mahamadou Issoufou, facing a fragmented opposition, has said he wants to ensure next year's presidential and parliamentary elections are "transparent". Niger has a population of 17 million, but only 6.7 million people were registered to vote in the 2011 poll.

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  2. I'll Look Into Amnesty International's Allegations Against Nigerian Military - BuhariRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    ... crimes. The Senior Special Assistant (Media & Publicity) to the President, Garba Shehu, said in a statement in Niamey, Niger Republic on Wednesday, that Mr. Buhari has received the report, which he said contains many disturbing allegations. Mr. ...

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  3. Buhari to probe Amnesty International report on tortureRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2015 | Vanguard

    ... investigate the report. A statement by the senior Special Assistant (Media & Publicity), Mal. Garba Shehu in Niamey, Niger Republic on Wednesday, said that President Buhari has received the report which he says contains many disturbing allegations. ...

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  4. Nigerians Won't Regret Entrusting Us With National Responsibility, Says BuhariRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday reassured Nigerians that he would do all within his powers to ensure that they would not regret voting him into office just as he said his administration was capable of fixing the nation's problems. Buhari made the assertion in an address he delivered to members of the Nigerian community in Republic of Niger during his visit to the country.

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  5. President Buhari Renews Commitment To Ending Boko Haram InsurgencyRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    As Islamist sect Boko Haram intensified attacks on Nigeria's north, President Muhammadu Buhari has renewed his vow to crush the militant group. Speaking yesterday in Niger Republic where he went to have security talks with the country's president over how the two countries can cooperate to end insurgency, Buhari stated that "five years of the presence of this evil sect is enough."

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  6. .com | Nigerian leader vows to look into Amnesty allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | News24

    Nigeria's new president, Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday promised to look into an Amnesty International report urging the International Criminal Court to probe senior military officers for war crimes in the battle against Boko Haram. "I assure you that your report will be looked into," an official statement quoted Buhari as saying in Niger's capital Niamey, in his first reaction to the group's 133-page report.

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  7. New Nigerian President Buhari Pledges Renewed Fight Against Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | TIME.com

    Niger's President Mahamadou Issoufou and Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari observe a horse wearing a ceremonial outfit in Niamey, Niger, June 3, 2015 Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari took a hard line Wednesday against Islamist militant group Boko Haram during his first visit trip overseas since winning elections in March. "I renew my commitment to track Boko Haram into a corner, to destroy it.

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  8. Nigeria: Our Military Will Take Down B'Haram - BuhariRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Niamey, the capital of Niger Republic, said the Nigerian Army was formidable enough to crush the Boko Haram terrorist group. Buhari, who made this declaration after holding talks with Nigerien President Issoufou Mahamadou, asserted that the Nigerian Army, which had earned a good reputation globally, remained a virile fighting force.

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  9. Regional cooperation in the fight against Boko HaramRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | PressReleasePoint

    Newly elected President Buhari of Nigeria began making state visits to Chad and Niger on Wednesday, June 2 in order to discuss moving forward on the fight against Boko Haram. President Buhari has already landed in Niamey, the capital of Niger, although details on the specifics of their talk have not yet been released.

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  10. Nigeria to step up military role in Boko Haram fight - BuhariRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | AlertNet

    ... - Nigeria's army will take a bigger role in the effort to crush Boko Haram, by taking over from soldiers from Niger in occupying towns liberated from the Islamist militant group, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Wednesday. Niger and Chad played a ...

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  11. Nigeria: Nigeria Urged to Probe Military War CrimesRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    ... on for President Buhari, said that his attention would be drawn to the report when he emerges from meetings in Niamey, Niger, on Wednesday.

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  12. Nigeria urged to probe military war crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Al Jazeera

    ... on for President Buhari, said that his attention would be drawn to the report when he emerges from meetings in Niamey, Niger, on Wednesday.

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  13. Nigeria's military must be probed for war crimes, Amnesty International saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    ... Garba Shehu, a presidential spokesman, declined to comment as he hadn't seen the report, he said by phone from Niger's capital, Niamey, where Buhari is on a state visit to discuss combating Boko Haram. Amnesty staff met with Buhari before his ...

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  14. Corporations deprive Africa of $11 billion yearly in taxes - OxfamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | AlertNet

    ... against the lips of his mother Fatou Ousseini at an emergency feeding clinic in the town of Tahoua in northwestern Niger. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly WASHINGTON, June 1 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Multinational companies deprive African governments ...

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  15. Insurgency: How NEMA is coping with IDPsRead the original story

    May 31, 2015 | Vanguard

    ... of Nigeria, NEMA has taken humanitarian supports to Nigerians who fled across the borders to the Republics of Chad, Niger and Cameroon. Recently too, the agency received more than 17, 000 Nigerians in Geidam, Yobe State after they were forced to ...

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  16. Namibia look to build on Cosafa Cup winRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | BBC News

    ... but as a coach I know there is still much to do. I know what it takes to go away and get a result in a Senegal or a Niger Deon Hotto's goals meant Namibia won the Cosafa trophy for the first time, some 16 years after their last appearance in the ...

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  17. Is Niger The Fashion World's Emerging Capital?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Weekend

    Niamey, NIGER: Vehicles drive past a board announcing the International Festival of African Fashion , 01 December 2005, in Niamey. The 5th festival, created by Niger's fashion designer Seidnaly Sidhamed Alphadi, is dedicated to the fight against child malnutrition.

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  18. Niger: Release Moussa Tchangari and Nouhou AzirkaRead the original story

    May 28, 2015 | Amnesty International USA

    Two human rights defenders, Moussa Tchangari and Nouhou Azirka , were arrested on 18 and 24 May respectively after making public statements on human rights violations during the state of emergency in the Diffa region in Niger and the poor working conditions of security forces. Both are being detained without charge in Niamey, Niger.

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  19. African migrants risk all in Sahara to reach EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | AlertNet

    ... set cookies. Slippers are seen at the entrance of an Islamic school near the main market of the desert town of Agadez, Niger May 24, 2015. African migrants in overcrowded pickup trucks set off from Agadez to cross Niger. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye ...

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  20. .com | African migrants risk all in SaharaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | News24

    In a sandy compound in the Niger desert town of Agadez, a white-turbaned imam blesses a circle of African migrants, some of them little more than boys, to protect them on the journey across the Sahara toward Europe. A smuggler then gives a signal and the migrants scramble onto a white Toyota Hilux, jostling for a place on the 1 200-km journey to Sabha in southern Libya - a route plagued by bandits and the pitiless desert sun.

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