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2015-06-30 Boko Haram's Neglected Crisis
[IRIN] Niamey/Dakar -Boko Haram came to 25-year-old Fanna Liman Mustafa's home in Baga in northeastern Nigeria in November and burnt it to the ground. She took her four children and fled across the border into Niger. As fate has it, she is one of the lucky ones. The Islamist militants returned in January and massacred hundreds if not thousands of civilians.

2015-06-27 The Central Sahel - a Perfect Sandstorm
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2015-06-26 UNDP to Boost Expertise in Post-Disaster Recovery
[UNDP] Panama -In collaboration with the World Bank and European Union, UNDP this week trained 40 disaster experts in how to conduct critical post-disaster needs assessments.

2015-06-25 15 Boko Haram Fighters Killed, 20 Arrested in Niger
[Vanguard] Niamey -Fifteen Boko Haram fighters were killed and 20 others arrested by the Nigerien Defense and Security Forces (FDS) during clashes that occurred between June 18 to 23 in Niger's Diffa region near the Nigerian border.

2015-06-22 Algeria Condemns Terrorist Attacks in Niger
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Algeria condemned Friday "in the strongest terms" the terrorist attacks perpetrated on Wednesday night in the region of Diffa, in Niger, and expressed its compassion for the victims' families and its solidarity with the people and government of Niger.

2015-06-22 In Response to President Muhammadu Buhari's Perspectives to Somalia
[Dalsan Radio] First of all your excellency, It is with great joy and pride that, on behalf of Somali students in London, and on my own behalf, I extend to you my warm heartedly congratulations on your recent presidential elections. I also do extend my felicitations to the people of Nigeria for peacefully exercising their sovereign and God given rights to elect their leaders. The choices they have made is a tribute to their courage, as well as their commitment to safeguard their dignity and Keep Nigeria firmly on the roa

2015-06-17 Young African Activists Share Powerful Stories On Child Marriage in First Ever Unicef Twitter Takeover
[Unicef] New York -Five young activists from across Africa are sharing their powerful personal experiences of child marriage in UNICEF's first ever global Twitter takeover on this year's Day of the African Child (June 16).

2015-06-15 Alarming Levels of Insecurity in Nigeria Driving Civilian Displacement, UN Agency Warns
[UN News] The World Food Programme (WFP) expressed today its particular concern about the consequences of insecurity in Nigeria, which has displaced so far 200,000 people, a number of them seeking refuge in Niger, Cameroon and Chad, while others are waiting at the borders.

2015-06-12 Buhari Rejects Proposal for Others to Lead Anti-Boko Haram Force
[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari has rejected a proposal for an alternate leadership between Nigeria, Chad, Niger, Cameroun and Benin, of a joint military force against Boko Haram.

2015-06-12 Brave Warriors Going Where Others Wavered
[New Era] Windhoek -They might be regarded as lightweights in the formidable West African football region but recent statistics send a different signal to their opponents, and Namibia would be well advised not to confront Niger with kid gloves when the two nations clash on Sunday.

2015-06-11 Meningitis Epidemic On the Decline
[MSF] The total number of patients with meningitis has decreased by nearly 98 per cent, dropping from 279 admissions a day in early May to four admissions a day in early June, in Niamey.

2015-06-12 Boko Haram - Nigeria, Chad, Niger, Others to Forward Military Requirements to G-7 Nations
[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday disclosed that, following discussion with the G-7 member nations in Germany, Nigeria's security agencies are currently compiling a comprehensive logistic needs against Boko Haram to be forwarded to the G-7 nations.

2015-06-10 Country's Protracted Battle with Boko Haram
[Deutsche Welle] Chiefs of defense staff from Nigeria, Niger, Chad and Cameroon and a senior military official from Benin have been meeting in Lagos to draw up strategies to defeat the militant Islamist group Boko Haram.

2015-06-10 Military Top Brass Make Plans to Take on Boko Haram
[Independent (Lagos)] Military top brass from Nigeria and surrounding countries met on Tuesday, June 9, 2015, to thrash out plans to take on Boko Haram, as new Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari takes early steps aimed at defeating the insurgents.

2015-06-11 Brave Warriors Count On Strength for Niger Clash
[Namibian] In their quest to reach the 2017 African Cup of Nations for the first time since 2008, the Brave Warriors will expect a tough physical encounter when they visit Niger for their Group F qualifying match on Sunday.

2015-06-10 Chiefs of Defence Staff from Nigeria, Chad, Niger Others in for War Against Terrorism
[Vanguard] Military top brass from Nigeria and surrounding countries met Tuesday to thrash out plans to take on Boko Haram, as President Muhammadu Buhari takes early steps aiming to defeat the militants. Chiefs of defence staff from Nigeria, Niger, Chad and Cameroon and a high-level military official from Benin held talks in Abuja to determine strategies for a new, African Union-backed regional force against the rebels.

2015-06-10 Boko Haram - Chiefs of Defence Staff From Nigeria, Chad, Niger Others in for War Against Terrorism
[Vanguard] Military top brass from Nigeria and surrounding countries met Tuesday to thrash out plans to take on Boko Haram, as President Muhammadu Buhari takes early steps aiming to defeat the militants. Chiefs of defence staff from Nigeria, Niger, Chad and Cameroon and a high-level military official from Benin held talks in Abuja to determine strategies for a new, African Union-backed regional force against the rebels.

2015-06-05 Cosafa Is History - Mannetti
[Namibian] Brave Warriors coach Ricardo Mannetti says the team's recent Cosafa Cup triumph is already a distant memory as they prepare to face Niger in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.

2015-06-04 Buhari Seeks Return of 150,000 Nigerian Refugees in Niger
[Independent (Lagos)] On Wednesday, June 3, 2015, President Muhammadu Buhari made his first foreign trip as Nigeria's democratic leader to the Republic of Niger.

2015-06-04 Boko Haram Multinational Force Ready Soon - Niger President
[Daily Trust] A multinational force being set up to combat Boko Haram in the Lake Chad region will become operational in the coming weeks, Niger's President Mahamadou Issoufou said yesterday.

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