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African Union 12th Extraordinary Summit to Launch the AfCFTA in Niger, July 4, 2019

African Free Trade Area Launched in Niger

55-nation bloc seeks to fuel economies around the continent On July 4 the 12th Extraordinary Summit of the African Union (AU) was held in Niamey,...
Confederation Of Africa Athletics

Africa Jr. Athletics Championship: Mauritania, Niger and DRC Out

Confederation of Africa Athletics (CAA) said Tuesday Mauritania, Niger and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will miss the continental junior championships after they failed...
Violence

Niger: UN reports of increasing violence

The Diffa region of southeastern Niger has seen a spike in violence and displacement, which caused at least 88 civilian deaths last month, a...
Medical

Chinese Medical Aid Team Departs for Niger and Comoros

A total of 33 medical staff from south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region left for Niger and the Comoros on Friday to reinforce Chinese...
Ghana Parade

Niger’s President Will Be Attending Ghana’s 62nd Independence Parade

President of Niger Republic, Mahamadou Issoufou, will be the Special Guest of Honour at Ghana's 62nd Independence Anniversary Parade at the Aliu Mahama Sports...

Netherlands To Increase Investment In Sustainable Development For Niger

The Netherlands will be increasing its investment in sustainable development for Niger over the next several years. As part of this, Minister for Foreign...
Lassa Fever

WHO supports five countries to combat Lassa Fever Outbreaks

The World Health Organization (WHO) support five countries in Western Africa to fight Lassa Fever outbreaks. With five countries in Western Africa reporting outbreaks of...
Buhari

Saving the Shrinking Lake Chad, Italy and Buhari Discuss Transaqua

Italian Prime Minister Conte Discusses Development with Presidents of Chad and Niger Giuseppe Conte made a two-day visit to Niger and Chad, two countries members...

Libya: 164 illegal Immigrants Willingly Repatriate to Niger

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Thursday said that 164 illegal immigrants from Niger have been voluntarily deported from Libya to their country. "Altogether...
African Union chief Moussa Faki Mahamat (L) shakes hands with China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi before their meeting in Beijing on February 8, 2018.

Nation State vs Ethnicity: AU Chairman and African Leaders Congratulate China’s “Dark Side” of...

China is Making History with Moon Landing Senegalese President Macky Sall congratulated China for the success of its Chang’e-4 mission to deploy a lunar rover...

Libya : The Most Generous Country In the World- CAF World Giving Index

According to World- CAF World Giving Index, numerous people across the world are helping strangers and volunteering their time, to them but...

ECOWAS Protocol On Free Movement And Trans-border Security In West Africa

Mr. Eric Tetteh-Addison, Director of Research at the Ministry of Transport, has said, it would be a mirage if the integration of the free...
United Nation

Addis Ababa Hosts UN Integrated Strategy for the Sahel

The United Nations Integrated Strategy and its Support Plan for the Sahel (2018-2022) is to take place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on may 13. It...
refugees n queue

Niger: Over hundred Sudanese Nationals Face Deportation to Libya

More than a hundred Sudanese nationals arrested in Niger are at risk of serious abuses including unlawful detention in harsh conditions, torture and other...
nuclear

Niger’s Nuclear Power Infrastructure project under review by IAEA

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts has concluded an eight-day mission to Niger to review its infrastructure development for a nuclear...
food aid

Scaling-up Evergreen Agriculture Project kicks off

A new Food Security and Climate Change Project, dubbed, “Scaling-up Evergreen Agriculture Project” is to kick start in the Bawku West, Garu and Mion...

Public outcry as Buipe and Yapei bridges closed

The Buipe and Yapei bridges in the Northern Region have been closed leaving commuters and vehicles using that route to Tamale and other parts...
Railway

Indian Company Dissociate Itself From Tema-Akosombo Pailway Project

KEC International, India’s second largest manufacturer of electric power transmission towers has dissociated itself from proposed construction work on the Tema-Akosombo railway. This follows media...

Tema-Akosombo Railway Set To Begin In December

Construction work is set to begin on the Tema-Akosombo railway lines in December this year. Fredmef Group Limited, a building and civil/electromechanical engineering company executing...
police

Ghana Police Struggling To Live Up To Expectation

Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Peter Toobu has entreated all police personnel to collectively galvanise and redirect their efforts towards making the Ghana Police...
Ghana Airways

Niger Airways To Explore Partnership With Ghana

Mr Omar Hamidou Tchiana, Senior Minister and Minister of Transport of Niger, on Thursday said Ghana and Niger are exploring aviation areas for partnership. Speaking...
AFRICOM in the Sahel

Viewpoint: United States Imperialist Aims Exposed in Niger

Killing of four soldiers illustrates rising militarism across the continent There has been no substantive discussion within the United States corporate and government controlled media...
black stars

2017 WAFU Semis: Black Stars B Takes on Niger

Ghana will face Niger in the second semi-final game of the 2017 Fox Sports WAFU Cup of Nations at 18:00 GMT on Thursday at...
Mr John Peter Amewu

First ever African Land Commissioners meeting held in Accra

The first ever meeting of African Land Commissioners opened in Accra Monday with Ghana’s Lands and Natural Resources Minister, John-Peter Amewu, lamenting the extreme...
flooding

President Osinbajo approves N1.6bn for flood-hit areas

The Nigerian Government has approved release of N1.6 billion to Niger, Kebbi and other 14 States ravaged by flood across the nation.  The Acting President,...

Sahel crisis must be handled delicately – Amina Mohammed

The United Nations deputy chief today stressed the need to “avoid a disproportionate emphasis on security” when carrying out a strategy to help Africa’s...

Refugees in Niger turn to football

As Africa's smuggling capital, Agadez, a dusty city in central Niger has found its local football team boosted by an unexpected influx of new...
Continental Free Trade Area Negotiating Forum 2017

African leaders set US$4 trillion target at 6th NFTA meeting

The sixth meeting of the Continental Free Trade Area Negotiating Forum (CFTA-NF) was held from the 5th to 10th of June 2017, in Niamey,...
afdb

Sub-Saharan Africa: AfDB to support small businesses with a €5 million equity

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved a €5 million equity participation in Investisseur & Partenaire pour le...

G5 Sahel Security Agreement: AU Chairperson begins Sahel Regional tour

The chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat arrived in Niamey, Niger, on June 3 2017 as he embarked on five-nation...