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Source: The independent

Niamey :: Niger | updated 2010-09-08 21:03:09 -0700 | allnews

To the north of Niger, the creeping Sahara; to the south, oil rich and agriculturally lush Nigeria this nation straddles the Sahel dry, hot and cruel...Five times the size of the United Kingdom, Niger is one of the poorest nations...
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Source: Mail Online UK

Niamey :: Niger | updated 2010-08-19 22:29:33 -0700 | allnews

How is it possible to report on African famine in human terms we can understand?...Crossing the High Atlas mountains of Morocco you may come upon a village impossibly remote, set high on the edge of a gorge. After a stiff...
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Source: Reuters

Niamey :: Niger | updated 2014-03-13 14:11:46 -0700 | travel-news

Air Force C-17 transport plane with French troops at the airport in Bamako January 22, 2013...Special Forces teach local troops to deal with suspects who resist arrest. "Speed, aggression, surprise!" an instructor barks as two Nigeriens wrestle a U.S. adviser...
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Source: International Business Times

Niamey :: Niger | updated 2014-02-26 10:56:37 -0800 | technology-news

Share this article "Desert Breath" seen using Google Earth.  Google Earth A mysterious spiral seen from space had some Google Earth users wondering where it came from. The set of dots that form the spiral in an Egyptian desert belong...
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Breaking News: Niger 'extradites' Gaddafi's son
   
Source: BBC

Niamey :: Niger | updated 2014-03-06 05:37:08 -0800 | political-news

The Libyan government says former leader Col Muammar Gaddafi's son, Saadi, has been extradited from Niger and is now in custody in Tripoli. Pictures posted on the internet apparently showed him having his head and beard shaved. Saadi Gaddafi fled...
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Source: BusinessInsider

Niamey :: Niger | updated 2014-02-19 11:39:49 -0800 | travel-news

Over 1,000 soldiers from 18 African and Western nations launched a U.S. organized counter-terrorism training exercise in Niger on Wednesday aimed at improving security capabilities across Africa's Sahara-Sahel zone...Special Operations Command Africa, seeks to bolster cross-border cooperation...
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Source: Africa Headlines

Niamey :: Niger | updated 2014-04-10 01:28:48 -0700 | political-news

Ads by Google Abidjan Forty percent of Ivoirian children in the northern region are chronically malnourished, the country's highest rate, which has not fallen for the past six years. The effects of a drawn-out conflict, desertion by aid groups and...
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Source: Africa Headlines

Tahoua :: Niger | updated 2014-02-23 10:29:54 -0800 | travel-news

Niamey Up to 1,000 soldiers and army officials from 18 African countries began a joint military training exercise in Niger against terrorism in the Sahel region. The joint military exercise dubbed "Flintlock" is being conducted in Niger's Agadez, Diffa and...
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Source: Africa Headlines

Niamey :: Niger | updated 2014-03-21 02:52:09 -0700 | health-news

In the "meningitis belt" of sub-Saharan Africa, which stretches across the Sahel from Senegal to Ethiopia, major epidemics of lethal meningitis are routine...In the near future, though, scientists might be able to use climate factors such as wind and dust...
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Source: IRIN

Diffa :: Niger | updated 2014-03-03 07:06:05 -0800 | green-news

In 2009, in the journal Comptes Rendus Geoscience, scientists Gil Mahe and Jean-Emmanuel Paturel warned that, since 1970, West Africa has experienced one of the most abrupt changes in climate since weather records began...Farmers in Malfaroua Village in Maradi Region...
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Source: The Globe & Mail

Say :: Niger | updated 2014-02-25 10:15:13 -0800 | political-news

Screen grab from CTV video A child has the circumference of her arm measured to check her growth, at a walk-in feeding center in Mao, capital of the Kanem region of Chad, Tuesday, April 17, 2012. Chad's Sahel belt will...
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Source: China Post

Niamey :: Niger | updated 2014-03-20 11:51:27 -0700 | entertainment-news

Headlines portray the Sahara as a barren desert that claims the lives of many African migrants but Nigerian poet Tade Ipadeola had a different story to tell and it was worth US$100,000. Ipadeola's The Sahara Testaments won the most lucrative...
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Source: Global Voices

Niamey :: Niger | updated 2014-03-21 09:25:15 -0700 | political-news

Are you brimming with an idea to help your community tell their story through citizen media?...Do you want to be part of a global network committed to bridging the digital gap? Then you need to apply for the 2014 Rising Voices...
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Source: Turkish Press

Niamey :: Niger | updated 2014-03-10 12:21:30 -0700 | political-news

Nigerien President Mahamadou Issoufou on Monday set out for Turkey for a days-long visit. Issoufou was accompanied by a high-level delegation, including Foreign Minister Mohamed Bazoum and Planning Minister Amadou Boubacar Cisse, according to Niger's official news agency.
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