26-March-2020 to 10:47

BOAD pumps nearly 200 billion CFA into Covid-19 fight

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The Board of Directors of the West African Development Bank (BOAD) has approved a 196.6 billion CFA francs support (about US$ 314.560 million) to member states of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) as part of the fight against COVID-19.

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20-March-2020 to 16:09

Niger records first Covid-19 case

APA-Niamey (Niger) — Niger has registered its first case of coronavirus on Thursday, Public Health Minister, Dr. Idi Illiassou Mainassara, said in a statement copied to APA on Friday.

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17-February-2020 to 23:54

20 die in Niger food distribution stampede

APA - Niamey (Niger) — Some 20 people have died and several others were injured on Monday during a scramble in Diffa in southeastern Niger during a distribution of food and money to Nigerian refugees.

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10-January-2020 to 14:52

25 Nigerien soldiers killed in fresh attack

APA - Niamey (Niger) — At least 25 Nigerien soldiers have died in an attack on the Chinagoder outpost, located in the district of Banibangou (Tillabery region), about 15 km from Niger’s border with Mali.

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23-December-2019 to 12:32

French troops intervene in Sahel on states’ request - Macron

APA - Niamey (Niger) — The presence of French troops in the Sahel under the so-called Barkhane Operation happened on the "expressed request” of the leaders of the G5 Sahel states, President Emmanuel Macron has said.

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