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News Niger » Tahoua Region: Rift Valley Fever in Niger

News channel or source: http://www.who.int/csr/don/24-november-2016-rift-valley-fever-niger/en/
Publication date: Wednesday 23 November 2016

along with deaths in livestock in the Tahoua region of Niger. On 23 September, human and animal specimens were tested at the Institut Pasteur de Dakar (IPD) and were reported positive for Rift Valley Fever (RVF) virus by PCR and for specific IgM antibodies ...

News Niger » Tahoua Region: Rift Valley fever outbreak kills 21 in western Niger

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/health/2016/09/21/rift-valley-fever-outbreak-kills-21-in-western-niger.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 September 2016

The highly contagious disease, which is transmitted to humans by mosquitoes or close contact with contaminated animals, has infected 52 people in Niger's western region of Tahoua since late August, the country's health ministry said. The Alliance for ...

News Niger » Tahoua Region: The Real Reason U.S. Troops Are in Niger

News channel or source: http://foreignpolicy.com/2017/10/27/the-real-reason-u-s-troops-are-in-niger/
Publication date: Friday 27 October 2017

Another group that can’t be ruled out at this early stage is the more recently formed AQIM conglomerate in the Sahel, the Group for the Support of Islam and Muslims (GSIM), which claimed an attack in Niger’s Tahoua region in July and a number of others ...

News Niger » Tahoua Region: After Niger attack, a look at clandestine jihadis posing a growing danger to U.S. forces in Africa

News channel or source: http://www.latimes.com/world/africa/la-fg-africa-niger-us-military-20171021-story.html
Publication date: Saturday 21 October 2017

One error appears to have been downplaying the danger. The Tillaberi and Tahoua regions in western Niger have been under a state of emergency since March, as Niger has confronted the Islamic State offshoot, led by Malian extremist Abu Walid Sahrawi.

News Niger » Tahoua Region: Niger: 22 soldiers dead in attack on post near refugee camp

News channel or source: http://indianexpress.com/article/world/world-news/niger-20-soldiers-dead-in-attack-on-post-near-refugee-camp-3069634/
Publication date: hursday 06 October 2016

Twenty-two soldiers have been killed in an attack blamed on jihadists against a camp in Niger sheltering Malian refugees, a security official said on Friday. The attack against the camp in Tazalit, in the Tahoua region some 300 kilometres northeast of the ...

News Niger » Tahoua Region: Niger: Dozens of soldiers killed in refugee camp attack

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/10/niger-dozens-soldiers-killed-refugee-camp-attack-161007045331620.html
Publication date: hursday 06 October 2016

The attack on Thursday targeted a camp in the village of Tassalit in Niger's Tahoua region, around 525km northeast of the capital, Niamey. "We received information of an attack on the camp in Tassalit. For the moment we are told there are 22 dead ...

News Niger » Tahoua Region: Sokoto, Niger Republic collaborate on security, economic ties

News channel or source: http://sunnewsonline.com/sokoto-niger-republic-collaborate-on-security-economic-ties/
Publication date: Sunday 12 November 2017

A delegation from Niger Republic, led by the Governor of Tahoua region, Malam Abdulrahman Musa, has a held a one-day high level meeting in Sokoto to discuss security and economic ties between the two neighbouring states. Speaking at the opening of the ...

News Niger » Tahoua Region: Niger Republic, Sokoto meet over security, economy

News channel or source: http://punchng.com/niger-republic-sokoto-meet-over-security-economy/
Publication date: Sunday 12 November 2017

A delegation from Niger Republic, led by the Governor of Tahoua Region, Mallam Abdulrahman Musa, has held a high-level meeting with the top officials of the Sokoto State Government to discuss security and economic ties between the two neighbouring states.

News Niger » Tahoua Region: American aid worker abducted from his Niger home by gunmen who killed 2 as they fled toward Mali border

News channel or source: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/american-aid-worker-abducted-niger-home-gunmen-article-1.2832595
Publication date: Saturday 15 October 2016

"The U.S. Department of State has no higher priority than the safety and security of U.S. citizens overseas." Woodke's home in Abalak, in Niger's Tahoua region, is about 155 miles from where 22 people were killed last week in a refugee camp.