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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...
Thursday, 08-07-14, 14:49Niger Tackles Its Two Biggest Child Killers With Gavi Alliance Support[GAVI]Niamey -Life-saving pneumococcal and rotavirus vaccines are to be provided to all Niger's children read more...
Friday, 07-25-14, 10:04Patrick Sawyer, Suspected Liberia Ebola Case in Lagos, Is Dead[FrontPageAfrica]Monrovia -FrontPageAfrica has been informed that Mr. Patrick Sawyer, a WASH consultant at the Ministry of Finance, who had been quarantined since falling ill after arriving in the Nigerian state of Lagos for a conference last Sunday, has died. read more...
Monday, 07-21-14, 13:35Nigerian Diplomat Hails Zim Literacy Levels[CAJ News]Harare -AN outgoing Nigeria envoy in Zimbabwe hailed the host country's high literacy rate saying it was enhancing the economic development of the continent. read more...
Friday, 07-18-14, 10:19Families of Kidnapped Girls Refuse to Meet With Nigerian President[VOA]President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday promised the Pakistani girls' education activist Malala Yousafzai that he would meet with families of the girls held captive by Boko Haram militants for the past three months. The meeting was scheduled for Tuesday in Abuja, but families of the missing girls canceled at the last minute. read more...
Monday, 07-14-14, 21:28'Leahy Laws,' Nigerian Crisis Are Focus of Congressional Hearing[U.S. House]Washington, DC -Helping the Nigerian government in its fight against the notorious terror group called Boko Haram was the topic of a House hearing held Thursday by U.S. Rep. Chris Smith (NJ-04), chairman of the Africa and global human rights subcommittee. Smith, who has traveled to Nigeria twice in the past year, chaired the hearing. read more...
Wednesday, 07-09-14, 22:10Statement At the End of the IMF Staff Mission to Niger[IMF]An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission led by Cheikh Anta Gueye visited Niamey from June 22-26, 2014 for the fourth review of Niger's financial and economic program supported by the Extended Credit Facility (ECF). read more...
Tuesday, 06-24-14, 15:42Several Co-Operation Agreements Between Tunisia and Niger Signed[Tunis Afrique Presse]Niamey -A set of co-operation agreements were signed, Sunday in Niamey, between Tunisia and Niger in several fields. read more...

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