MSF's Study in Niger Shows No Significant Benefit From Routine Use of Antibiotics in Malnourished Children
[MSF] The routine use of antibiotics in the treatment of severe acute malnutrition has minimal impact on the likelihood of recovery, according to a major study of more than 2,000 children by M├ędecins Sans Fronti├Ęres (MSF) and its research arm Epicentre, published today in The New England Journal of Medicine.
Man Arraigned for Trafficking 10 Children From Niger Republic
[Premium Times] A 50-year-old man, Luku Labi, who allegedly trafficked 10 children from Benin Republic into Nigeria, was on Thursday charged before a Yaba Chief Magistrates' Court in Lagos.
CHAN Group C - Nigeria 4 - 1 Niger
[Focus] Second half substitute Chisom Chikatara inspired Nigeria to a crushing 4-1 win over Niger in their African Nations Championships opening match at Kigali's Nyamirambo stadium on Monday.
African Nations Championship Results
[Vanguard] Results of 2016 African Nations Championship (CHAN) matches in Rwanda on Monday:
CHAN - Eagles Maul Niger, Top Group C
[Vanguard] The Super Eagles yesterday annihilated the Mena of Niger 4-1 in a blistering second half display that saw Abia Warriors striker, Chisom Chikatara bag a hat-trick. By this victory, the Sunday Oliseh tutored team went top of Group C after the opening game between tournament favourites, Tunisia and Guinea ended 2-2.
Nigeria Too Good - Niger Coach
[Vanguard] Hat-trick hero Chisom Chikatara, midfielder Usman Mohammed and defender Orji Kalu have pushed for starting shirts with Nigeria's Super Eagles at the CHAN on the strength of their displays against Niger, officials have disclosed.
UN Security Council Welcomes Positive Developments, but Concerned About Political Tensions
[UN News] Welcoming positive political developments in West Africa, in particular the holding of peaceful elections in Nigeria, Togo, Burkina Faso, Guinea and C├┤te-d'Ivoire, members of the UN Security Council stressed the importance of the upcoming elections in Niger, Benin, Cabo Verde, Ghana and The Gambia to be "free, fair, peaceful, inclusive and credible."
'Deadliest Terror in the World' - the West's Latest Gift to Africa
[Fahamu] By engineering chaos in Libya with the violent overthrow of Gaddafi in 2011, NATO effectively turned over the entire armoury of an advanced industrial state to the region's most sectarian militias, including Boko Haram. Moreover, the success of Boko Haram is strategically beneficial to the US in its rivalry with China for dominance in West Africa.
UNHCR Struggles to Help Tens of Thousands Newly Displaced By Boko Haram in Niger
[UNHCR] This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Adrian Edwards - to whom quoted text may be attributed - at the press briefing, on 19 January 2016, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.
Thousands Newly Displaced By Boko Haram in Niger
[UNHCR] Geneva -The UN Refugee Agency and its partners are struggling to help an estimated 100,000 people driven from their homes in recent weeks in south-east Niger's Diffa region in attacks launched by Nigeria's Boko Haram insurgency group.
CHAN 2016 - Super Eagles Start With Big Win Over Niger
[Premium Times] The Nigeria home-based Super Eagles team started their campaign at the African Nations Championships, CHAN, on a winning note as they thrashed West African neighbours, Niger, 4-1 at the 22, 000 capacity Kigali Regional Stadium on Monday.
#CHAN 2016 Update - Nigeria Thrill in 4-1 Win Over Niger
[New Times] Nigeria and Niger produced a very exciting African Nations Championship (CHAN) encounter at Kigali Regional Stadium in Nyamirambo.
Neighbours Nigeria, Niger Light Up Group C
[CAF] Nigeria and Niger have old scores to settle when the two teams lock horns in a Group C clash on Monday in Kigali.
Oliseh Confident as Eagles Kick Off Chan 2016 Against Mena of Niger
[Premium Times] Sunday Oliseh is confident the group of players chosen from the Nigeria Professional Football League, are strong enough to make an impression at the fourth Africa Nations championship that starts for the Eagles on Monday evening.
What (Else) to Expect in Africa in 2016?
[ISS] Africa starts the New Year with many burning issues that escalated in 2015 and need urgent action. The crisis in Burundi, where grave human rights violations are continuing, and the war in South Sudan are the two most pressing among these.
Agroecology - Mitigation the Old New Way
[IPS] Oakland -Millions of African farmers don't need to adapt to climate change. They have done that already.
Ethiopia, Niger in Stalemate
[CAF] Ethiopia were held to a 1-1 draw by Niger in a friendly game played in Addis Ababa, on on Saturday, 9 January 2016, as part of their preparations for the Orange CHAN Rwanda 2016.
Niger's President Seeks Re-Election
[Cameroon Tribune] Incumbent President Mahamadou Issoufou will finally face 14 opposition candidates in February 21, 2016 presidential election in Niger. The Constitutional Court published the final list of candidates last weekend. Reports say 16 aspirants for the presidency submitted their nomination papers. Only one file of a candidate who is little known to the public was rejected as his medical certificate was not authentic.