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Niger's army kill about 40 jihadists
Niger's army killed about 40 jihadists
Niger Says Army Killed 40 Boko Haram Fighters on Lake Chad Islands
Niamey, Niger - The Niger government said Wednesday that the army had killed around 40 Boko Haram jihadis in overnight...
[The Africa news] 26/05/2022
Niger violence sparks new wave of displacement: UN
An uptick in suspected jihadist attacks in western Niger has since January forced more and more people to flee their...
Islamic State group ‘trying to control’ Mali-Niger border with series of attacks
The Islamic State (IS) group appears to be stepping up attacks close to the border between Mali and Niger, with sources...
[France 24] 24/05/2022
South Africa's Ramaphosa discusses developments in Africa during a visit from Germany's Scholz
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa holds talks with Olaf Scholz following the German Chancellor's visit to Senegal...
Niger: Bazoum receives Scholz in Niamey, hails Germany's decision to prolong "Operation Gazelle"
Germany has been running the military Operation GAZELLE in Niger since 2017
Niger: German Chancellor Considers Extension of Military Mission
[DW] On a visit to Niger, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz described the Bundeswehr's training mission in the West African...
Germany's Scholz on African tour in search of new energy supplies
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz is in Niger, continuing a three-country tour of Africa. One of the main motivations is...
[France 24] 23/05/2022
German chancellor visits Senegal
DAKAR, May 23 (Xinhua) -- German Chancellor Olaf Scholz paid a visit to Dakar, capital of Senegal, on Sunday, as part of...
[The Africa news] 23/05/2022
Olusegun Obasanjo secures release of more than 4 000 prisoners of war in Tigray
Former Nigeran president Olusegun Obasanjo has secured a diplomatic victory in the Ethiopian civil war, with the...
193 Gambians return from Libya, Niger: UN migration agency
BANJUL, May 21 (Xinhua) -- The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has facilitated the voluntary return of...
[The Africa news] 21/05/2022
IOM Facilitates Voluntary Return of 193 Gambians From Libya, Niger
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has facilitated the voluntary humanitarian return of 148 Gambian...
[News Central] 20/05/2022
Probes into anti-France demo deaths in Niger say cause unclear
Investigations into the death of three people killed last November during a protest against a French military convoy...
[France 24] 19/05/2022
N47Billion Fraud: Former NDDC Boss Nsima Ekere Arrested
A former Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Nsima Ekere has been apprehended by...
[News Central] 18/05/2022
Niger President says Mali's withdrawal marks 'death' of G5 Sahel alliance
Bamako this week announced that it was quitting the G5 Sahel, after being blocked from assuming the group's rotating...
Niger: Probe fails to name killer of protestors at anti-French army march
Three people were killed by gunfire attributed to French or Nigerien forces when angry crowds tried to block a French...
Mali Withdraws From Regional Anti-jihadist Force
BAMAKO, MALI - Mali said Sunday it was withdrawing from a west African force fighting jihadists to protest its being...
[The Africa news] 16/05/2022
Mali withdraws from G5 Sahel regional anti-jihadist force
Mali said Sunday it was withdrawing from a west African force fighting jihadists to protest its being rejected as head...
[France 24] 16/05/2022
Niger: UN Chief Pledges to Be Voice for the Displaced
[UN News] Rows of temporary shelters covered in sheeting which has been blanched by the sun and sand blasted by winds...
UN chief visits Sahel's 'martyred' refugees
Guterres, this time without being escorted by journalists, paid a long visit to Nigerien special forces at their base in...
UN chief urges investment to help Niger fight jihadists
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says during a visit to Niamey that the international community "must invest fully"...
Niger: Guterres Calls for More Resources to Fight Terror Attacks in Africa's Sahel
[UN News] The number of terrorist attacks in the Sahel region of Africa "continues to increase" according to the UN...
UN chief calls for strengthening Niger's capacity in fighting terrorism
NIAMEY, May 3 (Xinhua) -- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on the international community on Monday here to...
[The Africa news] 03/05/2022
Only two African countries sign 'The Declaration For the Future of the Internet'
Cabo Verde and Niger are the only two African countries that have signed 'The Declaration for the Future of the...
Cabo Verde, Kenya, Niger, and Senegal among signatories to the "Declaration for the future of the internet"
Cabo Verde, Kenya, Niger, and Senegal among countries endorsing the "Declaration for the future of the internet."...