Niger News


Monday, 10-27-14, 11:47Southern Niger Hit By Cholera Outbreak[MSF]Almost one thousand people affected in several areas in the south of the country. read more...
Monday, 10-27-14, 9:47The Impossible Baby Boom - Inside Niger's Peculiar Fertility Wave[Daily Maverick]For a while, it seemed that Niger's wealthy elites had discovered the cure for infertility. But what looked like a miracle turned out to be quite the opposite as authorities uncovered an international baby smuggling ring that implicated some of the country's top officials. MERCEDES SAYAGUES reports. read more...
Wednesday, 10-22-14, 10:39FG Urges Nigerians To Imbibe Hand Washing Culture[Leadership]The Federal Government on Wednesday urged Nigerians to imbibe the culture of hand washing to reduce deaths from water borne diseases in the country. read more...
Tuesday, 10-21-14, 13:39Strengthening School Feeding in West Africa[WFP]In late September, the Ministers of Education in West and Central Africa held a side mini-summit on school feeding during the sixteenth session of the World Forum for Children and Nutrition in Johannesburg. read more...
Friday, 10-17-14, 14:20Army Arrests 23 Niger Nationals Near in-Guezzam[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -A detachment of the forces of the People's National Army (ANP) arrested on Wednesday near In-Guezzam 23 Niger nationals, seized an all-terrain vehicle and other products, said Thursday the Department of National Defence a statement. read more...
Thursday, 10-16-14, 12:18Niger's Malnourished Children[Deutsche Welle]In Niger, children with dusty blond hair are ubiquitous: It's a sure sign of widespread malnourishment. Resources are scarce, while fertility rates are soaring. Yet family planning is an uphill struggle. read more...
Monday, 10-13-14, 8:44Let Girls Be Girls, Not Brides[Vanguard]Tecla, a young Zimbabwean girl, was sold for a few cows by her father to help alleviate the family's poverty. She was raped by her husband, became pregnant and contracted HIV. Her baby died soon after birth. Tecla was only 12 years old. read more...
Sunday, 10-12-14, 7:16Chipolopolo Fire Blanks[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA yesterday battled to a virgin draw against Niger in the sweltering heat here to complicate the route to the Morocco 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals. read more...
Sunday, 10-12-14, 7:05Niger Gives Zambia 'Best' Uhuru Gift[Times of Zambia]PLAYING West African opposition away has on most occasions proved a nightmare for Zambian football because of the alleged harsh treatment our teams are subjected to by their hosts. read more...
Friday, 10-10-14, 14:14Chipolopolo Arrive in Niger[Zambia Reports]Chipolopolo have arrived in Niger ahead of tomorrow's Morocco 2015 Africa Cup qualifier in Niamey. read more...


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