Niger News


Monday, 12-22-14, 15:35First Water Support By EIB in Niger Ensures Clean Water for the Capital[PR Newswire]Luxembourg -More than 200 000 people will be able to access clean water directly for the first time once a new project backed by the European Investment Bank is operational. Europe's long-term lending institution will provide EUR 21 million to expand clean water supply in Niamey, capital of the West African state of Niger. The project will also ensure clean water for the city during the dry season, when existing water distribution cannot cope with demand. read more...
Monday, 12-22-14, 11:12Former Refugees Urge Colleagues to Repatriate[New Times]A group of visiting Rwandan refugees has cited prolonged clearance procedures by the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHRC) among the factors undermining repatriation efforts. read more...
Friday, 12-12-14, 13:23Boko Haram Fuels Displacement Crisis in Niger's Diffa Region[IRIN]Nigerian Islamist Boko Haram militias have driven nearly 90,000 people into neighbouring Niger's impoverished Diffa Region this year, sparking food security and protection worries. read more...
Friday, 12-12-14, 11:38Second Group of Niger Nationals Arrives in Reception Centre of Tamanrasset[Algerie Presse Service]Tamanrasset -A second group of Niger nationals arrived late Thursday afternoon in the reception center in Tamanrasset, pending their repatriation. read more...
Wednesday, 12-10-14, 5:15Niger Nationals Transported to in-Guezzam for Repatriation[Algerie Presse Service]Tamanrasset -The first contingent of Niger nationals was transported Tuesday from the reception center in Tamanrasset to the border town of In-Guezzam for their repatriation. read more...
Wednesday, 12-10-14, 4:45Nigerian Consul General Receives Exequatur[Cameroon Tribune]The atmosphere was solemn and the decor at the premises of the South West Governor's office in Buea spoke volumes of the significance of the ceremony to officially hand over the exequatur signed by President Paul Biya to the new Nigerian Consul General for the South West and North West Regions resident in Buea. His Excellency Dan Wari Wazi received the document on December 5, 2014, from Governor Bernard Okalia Bilai. read more...
Monday, 12-08-14, 13:42First Contingent of Niger Nationals Arrives At Reception Center in Tamanrasset[Algerie Presse Service]Tamanrasset -The first contingent of 318 Niger nationals arrived Saturday from Algiers at the reception center in Tamanrasset in order to be repatriated. read more...
Wednesday, 12-03-14, 10:02Cash Transfers - Good for People, Bad for the Community?[IRIN]Dakar -Some 24 million people around the world now receive money instead of food or goods from humanitarian and development agencies. But the glowing reputation of the mushrooming cash-transfer sector is being undermined by recent ethnographic research about the unintended consequences of cash on community social relations and the inability of standard evaluations to capture the full picture. read more...
Monday, 12-01-14, 15:02Niger Nationals - All Measures Taken for Smooth Repatriation[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -All necessary measures have been taken for the repatriation, in respect of human dignity, of nationals from Niger who entered Algeria illegally, the chairwoman of the Algerian Red Crescent (ARC), Saida Benhabiles, said Monday. read more...
Thursday, 11-27-14, 15:59Niger Interested in Algeria's Experience in Vocational Training[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -Niger's Minister of Vocational and Technical Education Chaibou Dan Inna said Monday in Algiers he was "impressed" by Algeria's experience in the field of vocational training. read more...


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