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News Niger » Niffa Region: 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

If the decision to build the new refinery in the Niger border is informed by the threat posed by militants in the Niger Delta region, what about the threat of terrorists that are swarming the whole of that region of Africa? Besides, how much supply can be ...

News Niger » Niffa Region: Lake Chad Snapshot: Issue 4 (December 2017 – January 2018)

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/nigeria/lake-chad-snapshot-issue-4-december-2017-january-2018
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

the Lac Region of Chad and the Diffa Region in Niger. Around 17 million people live in the affected areas across the four countries. Protection issues are of grave concern with evidence of violence against children as well as all worst forms of child labour.

News Niger » Niffa Region: Boko Haram fuels displacement crisis in Niger’s Diffa Region

News channel or source: http://www.irinnews.org/feature/2014/12/12
Publication date: hursday 11 December 2014

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. The September-November harvest season has been favourable across Niger ...

News Niger » Niffa Region: Niger says no Chadian troops have been deployed in Diffa region

News channel or source: https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-niger-chad-security-idUKKCN0Z40FE
Publication date: Friday 17 June 2016

DIFFA, Niger (Reuters) - Niger’s interior minister said on Saturday that no Chadian troops have been deployed in its southeastern region of Diffa after a deadly attack carried out by the militant Islamist group Boko Haram two weeks ago. Several military ...

News Niger » Niffa Region: US soldiers are quietly helping build a wall against Boko Haram in Niger

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/r-exclusive-in-niger-us-soldiers-quietly-help-build-wall-against-boko-haram-2015-9
Publication date: hursday 17 September 2015

the people of southeastern Niger's Diffa region had never held a summit to confront the threat — perhaps with good reason. "One person could come here and kill us all!" Diffa's prefect, Inoussa Saouna, told 75 village leaders assembled along with ...

News Niger » Niffa Region: Hepatitis E – Niger

News channel or source: http://www.who.int/csr/don/05-may-2017-hepatitis-e-niger/en/
Publication date: Friday 05 May 2017

On 12 April 2017, the Niger Ministry of Health notified WHO of a hepatitis E virus (HEV) outbreak in the Diffa region, located in the eastern part of the country. On 19 April 2017, the outbreak was officially declared by the Minister of Health. Since 9 ...

News Niger » Niffa Region: Chad’s “redeployment” from Niger indicates lower terrorism risk to its territory from Diffa region

News channel or source: http://www.janes.com/article/74928/chad-s-redeployment-from-niger-indicates-lower-terrorism-risk-to-its-territory-from-diffa-region
Publication date: Saturday 14 October 2017

Chadian Defence Minister Bissa Ichara confirmed on 14 October that several hundred troops had left Niger’s southeastern Diffa region and had been sent to Wour on Chad’s northern border with Libya. He denied it was a withdrawal from Niger, stressing the ...

News Niger » Niffa Region: Niger imposes state of emergency on region hit by Boko Haram

News channel or source: http://www.toledoblade.com/World/2015/10/14/Niger-imposes-state-of-emergency-on-region-hit-by-Boko-Haram.html
Publication date: Wednesday 14 October 2015

NIAMEY- Niger imposed a state of emergency on the southeastern region of Diffa today where at least 40 people have been killed in recent weeks in attacks blamed on the Islamist militant group Boko Haram. The 15-day state of emergency will allow authorities ...

News Niger » Niffa Region: Nigeria: Boko Haram Fuels Displacement Crisis in Niger's Diffa Region

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201412121481.html
Publication date: hursday 11 December 2014

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. The September-November harvest season has been favourable across Niger ...