NIGER | NIGER

17-Feb-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-Jan-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-Dec-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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12-Dec-2019 to 11:32

France-G5 Sahel summit postponed after Niger attack

APA - Niamey (Niger) — A proposed summit between France and leaders of the G5 Sahel which was slated for later this month has been postponed to early 2020 following a deadly attack in Niger, the French Presidency announced.

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15-Nov-2019 to 17:59

Niger: exiled opposition leader returns home

APA-Niamey (Niger) — Niger’s opposition leader, Hama Amadou, who was involved in an alleged baby trafficking and sentenced to one year in prison, has returned to Niamey after more than three years in exile in France.

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08-Jul-2019 to 16:25

Afreximbank institutes $1billion towards AfCFTA

APA-Niamey (Niger) — Afreximbank on Monday announced it was instituting a $1-billion AfCFTA Adjustment Facility to enable countries adjust properly to sudden significant tariff revenue losses arising from the implementation of the agreement.

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27-Jun-2019 to 13:34

Niger: Using music to tackle child marriages

APA-Niamey (Niger) — The United Nations Children’s Fund is using music and art as a powerful tool in the fight against the scourge of child marriages in Niger.

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