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  1. .com | US drone crashes at Niger airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | News24

    A US drone crash-landed at Niger's main airport for unknown reasons on Monday, the army said, forcing the closure of the runway for several hours. The "hard landing" of the unarmed MQ-9 Reaper aircraft damaged the runway at Diori Hamani International airport in the Niger capital Niamey, but no injuries were reported, according to a statement from the US Air Forces in Europe and Africa public affairs directorate.

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  2. Cameroon: Region to Tighten Noose on Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    ... of Defence. Last week's workshop in Yaounde was sequel to the October 7, 2014, summit of LCBC leaders in Niamey, Niger, at which a decision was taken to step up the fight against Boko Haram. Ministers of Defence and Foreign Affairs from the ...

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  3. Zambia captain left out of national football teamRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | Newkerala.com

    Zambia national football team captain Christopher Katongo has been left out of the team currently preparing for an African Cup of Nations qualifier against Niger Wednesday, the country's football governing body confirmed in a statement. The 2012 Africa Cup of Nations winning captain was left out due to alleged indiscipline while in camp, according to unconfirmed reports Tuesday, reports Xinhua.

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  4. Zambian coach upbeat about AFCON qualificationRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2014 | Newkerala.com

    Head coach of the Zambia national football team Honour Janza has expressed optimism that the team will qualify for next year's Africa Cup of Nations finals despite collecting a paltry two points from three games so far. The Chipolopolo failed to get maximum points during a Group F qualifier match against Niger away in Niamey after settling for a barren draw, leaving them with two points with three games to go, reports Xinhua.

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  5. West Africa: Regional Ministers Meet on Boko Haram ActionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    ... Chad Basin Commission and Benin Republic, is a follow-up to the extra-ordinary summit held on October 7 in Niamey, Niger. The summit, which was attended by President Goodluck Jonathan and three heads of state, had announced plans to deploy ...

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  6. Zambia/Niger: Niger Gives Zambia 'Best' Uhuru GiftRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    PLAYING West African opposition away has on most occasions proved a nightmare for Zambian football because of the alleged harsh treatment our teams are subjected to by their hosts. We have read and sometimes seen the unfriendly treatment our football teams have suffered when visiting especially West Africa.

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  7. Zambia/Niger: Fans Upset After Chipolopolo's Goalless Draw Against NigerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    Zambians have come out strong calling the Football Association of Zambia names after it carried an article on it's facebook page headlined "Zambia Keeps Afcon Hopes Alive With Goalless Draw" following a disappointing result in the 2015 Africa Cup qualifiers FAZ reported Zambia kept alive their hopes of qualifying to the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations with a goalless draw registered against Niger in a Group F third round qualifying match played in Niamey on Saturday. This was the second goalless draw for the 2012 Afcon Champions who maintain third position with two points from three matches.

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  8. Nigeria President Welcomes Regional Effort to Combat TerrorismRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | Voice of America

    French President Francois Hollande, third right, shakes hands with Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan, third left, as others look on, at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, May 17, 2014. Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan has welcomed the support provided by regional leaders in his country's efforts to combat the Islamist militant group Boko Haram, according to presidential spokesman Reuben Abati.

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  9. Chipolopolo take off for NigerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | Umupira

    Zambia left for Niger on a chartered plane on Thursday afternoon ahead of their must-win 2015 Africa Cup Group F qualifying match against Niger on Saturday in Niamey. Chipolopolo flew out from Kenneth Kaunda International Airport in Lusaka at 4:15p,m on a five hour, thirteen minute flight to Niger.

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  10. Nigeria strikes Boko Haram base near Lake Chada Militants are known ...Read the original story

    Oct 9, 2014 | Newstime Africa

    Dozens of militants were reportedly killed when Nigerian fighter jets on Thursday afternoon bombed a major Boko Haram base near Lake Chad, eyewitnesses have said. "Air force fighter jets are currently hitting Wulgo village, which is on the banks of Lake Chad.

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  11. Nigeria strikes Boko Haram base near Lake Chada Militants are known ...Read the original story

    Oct 9, 2014 | Newstime Africa

    Dozens of militants were reportedly killed when Nigerian fighter jets on Thursday afternoon bombed a major Boko Haram base near Lake Chad, eyewitnesses have said. "Air force fighter jets are currently hitting Wulgo village, which is on the banks of Lake Chad.

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  12. Leaders step up for Boko Haram battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Iol.co.za

    Leaders of Niger, Nigeria, Chad and Benin on Tuesday announced plans to step up the fight against Boko Haram with an additional battalion and a command centre to tackle the militants whose insurgency has spread beyond Nigeria, a statement said. Boko Haram's violent five-year campaign for an Islamic state has killed thousands and is threatening the stability of countries in the West and Central Africa regions.

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  13. West African force to counter Boko HaramRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2014 | Arab Times

    NIAMEY, Oct 8, : A regional force put in place to counter the Boko Haram jihadist group in Nigeria will start operations in November, West African leaders decided after a summit in Niger on Tuesday. The leaders agreed to speed up the creation of a headquarters for the force and have military battalions deployed "to our respective borders" by Nov 1, the heads of state said in a joint statement.

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  14. Rwandan officials to handle Niger-Zambia tieRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Umupira

    THE CONFEDERATION of African Football has appointed Rwanda match officials to take charge of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between hosts Niger and Zambia on October 11. HuduMunyemanawill be the centre referee for the Group F game that will take place at Stade General SeyniKountche in Niamey, Niger at 16h00. FelicienKabanda and TheogeneNdagijimana will be the first and second assistant referees respectively, while IssaKagabo is the fourth official and the match commissioner, Essameldin Abdel Fattah Abdel is from Egypt.

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  15. Nigeria: Boko Haram- Cameroon, Others Yet to Fulfill Troops Surge PledgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    Nigeria and the neighbouring countries of Cameroon, Chad and Niger Republic are meeting at Niamey, capital of Niger, with the aim to finalise arrangements on troops coalition to fight the insurgent Boko Haram sect. The countries, under the Lake Chad Basin Commission said a special joint security task force is to be set up that will ensure deployment of troops at the borders of the countries to curb the sect's activities.

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  16. Nigeria: Jonathan Arrives Niamey for Extraordinary Summit to Tackle TerrorismRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    President Goodluck Jonathan arrived Niamey, the capital of Niger Republic, tuesday to participate in an Extraordinary Summit of Heads of State on how to effectively tackle the activities of terrorists across the borders. The summit, according to an online news medium, Greenbarge Reporters, would also involve Heads of Government of the Lake Chad Basin Commission.

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  17. African leaders to deploy coordinated forces to fight Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | ABC News

    The leaders of African nations Niger, Nigeria, Chad and Benin have announced plans to step up the fight against Boko Haram with an additional battalion and a command centre to tackle the militants whose insurgency has spread beyond Nigeria. The four heads of state and a representative of Cameroon's president said after meeting in Niger's capital Niamey that a command centre for an already agreed-upon multinational force, led by a chief of staff, will be in place by November 20. "The heads of state regrets the persistence of Boko Haram Islamic sect's atrocious acts of terror on people and security forces in Nigeria and other neighbouring countries," a statement said.

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  18. Regional leaders step up Boko Haram fight with troops, command centreRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2014 | Reuters

    Leaders of Niger, Nigeria, Chad and Benin on Tuesday announced plans to step up the fight against Boko Haram with an additional battalion and a command centre to tackle the militants whose insurgency has spread beyond Nigeria, a statement said. Boko Haram's violent five-year campaign for an Islamic state has killed thousands and is threatening the stability of countries in the West and Central Africa regions.

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  19. Boko Haram Beheads Seven Civilians in NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Breitbart.com

    The radical Islamist faction of Boko Haram killed at least seven people in the city of Ngambu in the Borno state of northeast Nigeria. Local sources said that on Monday, they discovered the bodies of seven brutally decapitated people.

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  20. Terrorism: Jonathan to meet with Lake Chad Basin leadersRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2014 | In-depth Africa

    President Goodluck Jonathan is expected to be in Niamey, capital of Niger Republic, today for a one-day official visit to enable him participate in an extraordinary summit of Heads of State and Government of the Lake Chad Basin Commission, where the leaders will further review the ongoing collaboration against terrorism. The meeting will afford him the opportunity to discuss with leaders of neighboring Niger, Chad, Cameroon and Benin Republic, with whom he is expected to agree on further joint action to curb terrorism and insurgency within and across their national boundaries.

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