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West Africa: Central Sahel - Shaping Peace With Women and Young People
[allAfrica] The countries of Central Sahel--Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger--face an unprecedented crisis, marked by...
Niger: Rights Groups Call for Release of Six Detained Protestors
[CIVICUS] On 15 September 2020 it will be six months since three human rights defenders were jailed in Niger simply for...
Islamic State claims August killings of French aid workers in Niger
The Islamic State group claimed the August killing of six French aid workers and their two local guides in Niger. The...
Niger: Daesh says it killed French aid workers in Koure on 9 August
The Islamic State extremist group on Thursday claimed the killing in August of six French aid workers and their two...
[The North Africa Journal] 17/09/2020
IS group claims August killing of French aid workers in Niger
Islamic State has credited its West Africa affiliate for killing six French aid workers and their Nigerien guide and...
[France 24] 17/09/2020
West Africa: Democracy, Dogmatism and Insecurity in Mali
[Centre 4s] After Niamey last week, the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, is meeting tomorrow Tuesday...
West Africa: Fear of Terror and the Military in Niger
[DW] The recent discovery of 71 bodies in six mass graves in Niger is not an isolated incident. In the Sahel region...
Niger celebrates as Nasa hires 29-year old local hero
At the age of 29, Fadji Zaouna Maïna is the first Nigerien scientist to join NASA. A success that has made her a role...
[The Africa Report] 11/09/2020
Niger: Dozens of migrants saved in Niger desert after they were abandoned by smugglers
Eighty-three migrants were saved last week after their smugglers abandoned them in the Sahara desert in northern Niger,...
[The North Africa Journal] 10/09/2020
The reasons behind this year's massive floods of the Niger River
The Niger River is overflowing in exceptional proportions, following days of heavy rain. Niger's western region has been...
ECOWAS imposes a timeframe on the Mali's junta to appoint president
ECOWAS issues an ultimatum to the military junta which has taken power in Mali. Meeting in Niamey, Niger, the West...
West Africa: President Akufo-Addo Elected Ecowas Chairman
[Ghana Presidency] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has been elected Chairman of the...
Ghana’s Akufo Addo elected as new ECOWAS chair
President Nana Akufo Addo of Ghana has been elected the new head of the 15-nation Economic Community of West African...
[Africa Times] 08/09/2020
ECOWAS Leaders Reissue Appeal to Mali
The Economic Community of West African States Leaders came together for the 57th time in Niamey, Niger Republic to...
Africa: Ghana's President Akufo-Addo Elected ECOWAS Chairman
[allAfrica] The government of Ghana has announced that President Nana Akufo-Addo was elected as the new Chairman of the...
West Africa: Buhari to Attend Ecowas Summit in Niger On Monday
[Vanguard] by David O Royal
Niger mass graves- Army accused of executing over 70 civilians
Niger's human rights commission has said the killings happened during counterinsurgency operations.
[The Africa news] 06/09/2020
Niger: Niger Probe - Soldiers Executed Dozens of Civilians
[DW] An investigation into the deaths of more than a hundred people last year has put the blame on the country's army....
Niger army accused of executing over 70 civilians, probe says
Soldiers in Niger executed dozens of civilians during the counterinsurgency campaign against jihadists earlier this...
Niger to drive UN talks on post Covid-19
United Nations, United States, Sept 1, 2020 – Niger, the current president of the UN Security Council, said Tuesday it...
[The North Africa Journal] 02/09/2020
Niger assumes presidency of UN Security Council for September
UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 1 (Xinhua) -- Niger, a landlocked country in West Africa, on Tuesday assumed the presidency of the...
[The Africa news] 01/09/2020
Niger passes new law on interception of communications
Niger's recently passed interception of communications law is meant to contain security threats, but instead the...
Niger: Floods kill 45 and displace thousands
Flooding from heavy rains in Niger's western region has killed at least 45 people and forced more than 226,000 from...
Niger: Death toll in Niamey’s floods reaches 45
Niamey, Aug 27, 2020 – Several areas of the Niger capital Niamey remained under water on Thursday as the death toll in...
[The North Africa Journal] 28/08/2020
Death toll rises to 45 as floods displace over 225 000 people in Niger capital
Several areas of the Niger capital Niamey have remained under water as the death toll in recent floods that have...