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News Niger » Niamey: Cornell-CARE team to advance gender equity, climate resilience in Niger

News channel or source: http://news.cornell.edu/stories/2018/02/cornell-care-team-advance-gender-equity-climate-resilience-niger
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

In January, Liz Bageant and Joanna Upton, both researchers at Cornell’s Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, traveled to Niamey, Niger, to work with CARE’s Niger team on possible long-term collaborations that take advantage of ...

News Niger » Niamey: Handball Players Begin Vigorous Training for Zone 3 Tourney in Niger

News channel or source: https://www.liberianobserver.com/sports/handball-players-begin-vigorous-training-for-zone-3-tourney-in-niger/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

The technical team of the Liberia National Handball Association (LNHA) on Saturday selected two teams that will start vigorous preparations for the March 225-30 Zone 3 International Handball Federation (IHF) tournament in Niamey, Niger. Liberia will ...

News Niger » Niamey: Akufo-Addo tells ECOWAS to renew commitment to single currency

News channel or source: https://www.ghanabusinessnews.com/2018/02/22/akufo-addo-tells-ecowas-to-renew-commitment-to-single-currency/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

The Accra meeting, coming four months after the last one in Niamey, Niger, on October 24, 2017, is to review the progress made by the Task Force, which is co-chaired by President Akufo-Addo and Nigerien leader, Issoufou Mamadou, on the roadmap to attaining ...

News Niger » Niamey: Command Failures Led to Niger Ambush, Explosive Report Shows

News channel or source: https://www.military.com/daily-news/2018/02/19/command-failures-led-niger-ambush-explosive-report-shows.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

The Pentagon said U.S. troops in Niger were barred from offensive actions on joint patrols ... Before beginning the return to their own base near Niamey, the Nigerien capital, the patrol stopped in Tongo Tongo to take on water. There, they were delayed ...

News Niger » Niamey: IFRC: Rocca in Niger, “refugee policies are not a choice between security and dignity”

News channel or source: http://www.onuitalia.com/2018/02/22/ifrc-rocca-niger-refugee-policies-not-choice-security-dignity/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

NIAMEY/NAIROBI, FEBRUARY 22 – Policies that prioritize control ... Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), after the first part of his four day visit to Niger. “It’s not a choice between security and dignity,” said Mr Rocca, at the end ...

News Niger » Niamey: Proposed refinery at Niger Rep border

News channel or source: http://punchng.com/proposed-refinery-at-niger-rep-border/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Even the sole refinery that is in Niger, Soraz Refinery, located in Zinder ... the Katsina State Government funded the construction of a government house for the governor of the Niamey region – another profligate step by a state that parades some ...

News Niger » Niamey: Sahel leaders appeal for funds for anti-extremist force

News channel or source: http://www.worldbulletin.net/africa/198790/sahel-leaders-appeal-for-funds-for-anti-extremist-force
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

The presidents of Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger made the appeal after a summit in the Niger capital of Niamey, ahead of a fund-raising meeting in Europe later this month. Five countries in the Sahel have made a pitch for further funds for ...

News Niger » Niamey: Niger incident report coming soon, Mattis says

News channel or source: https://www.militarytimes.com/news/pentagon-congress/2018/02/11/niger-incident-report-coming-soon-mattis-says/
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

The Mauritanian Nouakchott News Agency reported Friday, Jan. 12, 2018 that Abu al-Walid al-Sahrawi with the self-professed IS affiliate claimed responsibility for the Oct. 4 ambush about 120 miles (200 kilometers) north of Niger's capital, Niamey.

News Niger » Niamey: Over 1,000 refugees evacuated out of Libya by UNHCR

News channel or source: http://www.unhcr.org/news/press/2018/2/5a8451f84/1000-refugees-evacuated-libya-unhcr.html
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

On Tuesday, a flight departed from Tripoli bound for, Niamey, Niger, carrying 128 refugees and on Wednesday, a second plane took 150 refugees from Tripoli to Rome, Italy, bringing to 1,084 the total number of refugees evacuated since the beginning of UNHCR ...

News Niger » Niamey: Pentagon Report on Niger Ambush Finds ‘Missteps’, Need for Stronger Oversight

News channel or source: http://en.farsnews.com/newstext.aspx?nn=13961124001288
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

It is thousands of pages long." The US has maintained forces in Niger since at least 2013 to coordinate with Niamey against militant groups active in the region. The force started out as 100 US soldiers to operate unarmed reconnaissance drones, but the ...