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May 8, 2013 | Vanguard

NAF releases names of Niamey plane crash pilots

The release of the names of the officers came as the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Alex Badeh, paid condolence visits to families of both officers in Kaduna and Kainji.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Niger, Air Accidents, Nigeria,

Mon Apr 01, 2013

AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Investigating the Oron - Gabon Aquatic Highway Mishap

Is Calabar a regional hub for people keen on travelling all the way to oil-rich Gabon in giant-sized wooden boats? It would seem that travellers with these hopes make a bee line for Calabar, and wait until they receive the green light to continue their long journey.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Travel, Gabon Travel, Africa Travel, Africa, Gabon, Nigeria Travel, Niger, Boat Disaster

Wed Jul 18, 2012

The Toronto Star

Malians flee Islamist crackdown

A young refugee from northern Mali looks out from her tent inside the UNHCR Mangaize refugee camp, 145 kilometres north of Niamey.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Mali, Niger, Religion, Islam

Fri May 04, 2012

Inter Press Service

Child Soldiers Used in Mali Conflict

Child combatants had been seen in the ranks of the Tuareg rebels in Mali. Credit:William Lloyd-George/IPS Buy this picture NIAMEY , May 4, 2012 - It was tough for Hassan Toure to decide to stay in his small town on the outskirts of Kidal, in northern Mali.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Mali, Niger, Family, Kids,

Tue Sep 20, 2011

Voice of America

Europe Accused of Ignoring Libya Refugees

Nigerian men who recently left war-torn Libya rest after arriving to their village, Dofalis, 190km away from Niamey, on September 8, 2011.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, Niger, Activism, Amnesty International, Charitable Organizations, Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi)

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