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Saturday, 09-27-14, 15:25U-17 Out to Clinch Niger Spot[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Under-17 squad will this afternoon be seeking to seal a historic qualification to the Africa Junior Championship when they take on Uganda in the final qualifying round return leg match at Nakivubo Stadium in Kampala. read more...
Friday, 09-26-14, 10:44'The Future of Africa Is in Unity', Says Niger's President[UN News]Addressing the United Nations General Assembly at its annual high-level debate, Mahamadou Issoufou of Niger warned today against attempts to balkanize Africa and underscored that the post-2015 sustainable development agenda need to be anchored in the "three D's": defense, democracy and development. read more...
Thursday, 09-25-14, 6:02Nigerian Forces Drive Back Islamic Extremists[VOA]Hundreds of Islamic extremists have surrendered in Nigeria following the military's recent air and ground attacks against the Boko Haram militant group. read more...
Friday, 09-19-14, 14:27Paul G. Allen's Tackle Ebola Campaign Adds Two Partnerships[PR Newswire]Seattle -Support will provide much-needed services for medical workers working to combat the worst Ebola outbreak on record. read more...
Wednesday, 09-17-14, 14:59Osiwa and PWYP Call On Niger to Immediately Release Rotab Activists[OSIWA]Update - All arrested activists were freed on Friday evening, but they will be summoned by a judge this week. We remain vigilant. read more...
Thursday, 09-11-14, 13:03Will You Be Chief? How Niger's Traditional Leaders Are Promoting Maternal Health[IPS]Bande -It is a long, 14-hour drive from Niger's capital city Niamey to the village of Bande. And the ride is a dreary one as the roadside is bare. The occasional, lone goat herder is spotted every few kilometres and the sightings become a cause of both confusion and excitement since there aren't any trees, or watering holes in sight. read more...
Wednesday, 09-10-14, 10:02Another Nigerian Ebola Positive[NEWS]Nigeria has recorded one more case of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), Minister of Health Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu has confirmed. read more...
Friday, 08-22-14, 20:02Modern Day Slavery Still Rampant in Niger[Deutsche Welle]For 20 years, Tamazrat Ousame had to clean, cook and even bear children for her masters. One day she managed to escape, but hundreds of others are still enslaved in Niger. read more...
Friday, 08-22-14, 10:19ESS Paid His Debt and Intends to Prosecute Maazou and Victoria[Africa Top Sports]In negotiation with Maritimo (Portugal) Moussa Maazou is always the main issue for Tunisia news. He left Tunisia in 2013. The striker of Niger left some liabilities during his staying with theEtoile Sportif of Sahel which tries to wind up the club of Sousse. read more...
Thursday, 08-14-14, 6:22In Niger, Gas Project to Support Refugees and Save Trees[UNHCR]Abala Refugee Camp -A UN refugee agency project in Niger is empowering refugees and protecting the local environment by improving access to domestic energy, thanks to a key partnership with one local business. As a result, households in the area who had previously struggled to secure firewood, can now look forward to four months of gas. read more...

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