Modern 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.
ESS 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.
In 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.
Obama Backs French Fight Against Militants
[RFI]US President Barack Obama directed nearly 7,500 million euros (10 million dollars) to bolster a major French counterterrorism mission in Africa's Sahel region.
Obama Directs U.S. $10 million in Emergency Defense Spending to Fight Terrorists in Northern Africa
[White House]Washington, DC -MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE and THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE
Facts On Security Initiative Between U.S., 6 African Partners
[State Department]FACT SHEET: Security Governance Initiative
Niger-Chad - Oil Pipeline Agreement Signed
[Cameroon Tribune]All is virtually set for Niger to begin exporting oil through Chad and Cameroon in 2016. This follows an agreement reached with Chad on the laying of a pipeline from Niger through its territory as a follow-up to an earlier accord with Cameroon for Niger crude oil to be exported at Kribi on the Atlantic coast through the current Chad-Cameroon pipeline run by COTCO.
Niger 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
Nigerians Flee From Insurgent Attacks Into Chad
[UNHCR]This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Ariane Rummery - to whom quoted text may be attributed - at the press briefing, on 5 August 2014, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.