Niger Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Niger. (Page 6)

Results 101 - 120 of 956 in Niger

  1. Nigeria: Nigerians Uprooted By Boko Haram Angry At Losing Chance to VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    ... has caused some 1.5 million people to flee their homes with tens of thousands of them ending up in neighbouring Niger, Cameroon and Chad. President Goodluck Jonathan, a Christian from the south, has been criticised for not doing enough to tackle the ...

    Comment?

  2. Nigerians uprooted by Boko Haram angry at losing chance to voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... has caused some 1.5 million people to flee their homes with tens of thousands of them ending up in neighbouring Niger, Cameroon and Chad. President Goodluck Jonathan, a Christian from the south, has been criticised for not doing enough to tackle the ...

    Comment?

  3. Displaced Nigerians denied voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    Nigerians commute in the oil rich Niger Delta, Port Harcourt, Nigeria. Former Nigerian General Muhammadu Buhari is the main contender against incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan who is seeking a second term in office in the Nigerian general elections taking place on 28 March 2015 after being delayed for over a month.

    Comment?

  4. West Africa: Phase3 Telecom Builds West Africa's Connectivity InfrastructureRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    PHASE3 Telecom, West Africa's largest independent fibre optic infrastructure and telecommunications services provider has announced plans to commence the deployment of aerial fiber optic infrastructure from Kano in Nigeria to Gazaoua in the Republic of Niger. The network, which will run from Kano state through Katsina state before arriving at Gazaoua will be 228 km long and is expected to be completed in the coming months.

    Comment?

  5. Global Atomic Receives Initial Chemical Assays From Latest Drilling at Dasa Uranium ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Market Wire

    Global Atomic Fuels Corporation , a private Ontario corporation, is pleased to report the first batch of chemical assays received from the recently completed drilling from the Dasa uranium deposit, Republic of Niger, West Africa. Drill hole ASDH 256 which cut a spectacular 350 meter mineralized intersection has been split with large sections sent to ALS Laboratories in Vancouver for chemical assay.

    Comment?

  6. Retreating Boko Haram leaves mass of throat-slit corpsesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | AlertNet

    ... town of Damasak, Nigeria, March 18, 2015. REUTERS/Emmanuel Braun DAMASAK, Nigeria, March 20 (Reuters) - Soldiers from Niger and Chad who liberated the Nigerian town of Damasak from Boko Haram militants have discovered the bodies of at least 70 ...

    Comment?

  7. Retreating Boko Haram leaves mass of throat-slit corpses near Nigerian townRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2015 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    Soldiers from Niger and Chad who liberated the Nigerian town of Damasak from Boko Haram militants have discovered the bodies of at least 70 people, many with their throats slit, scattered under a bridge, a Reuters witness said. In what appeared to be an execution site for the Islamist group, the bodies were strewn beneath the concrete bridge on one of the main roads leading out of the town.

    Comment?

  8. Retreating Boko Haram leaves mass of throat-slit corpses near Nigerian townRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | AlertNet

    A signpost painted by Boko Haram is seen in the recently retaken town of Damasak, Nigeria, March 18, 2015. REUTERS/Emmanuel Braun DAMASAK, Nigeria, March 20 - Soldiers from Niger and Chad who liberated the Nigerian town of Damasak from Boko Haram militants have discovered the bodies of at least 70 people, many with their throats slit, scattered under a bridge, a Reuters witness said.

    Comment?

  9. Niger troops say find mass grave outside town taken from Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Troops from Chad and Niger have discovered what appears to be a mass grave outside the northern Nigerian town of Damasak, liberated from the Islamist group Boko Haram at the weekend, Niger military sources said on Friday. NIAMEY: Troops from Chad and Niger have discovered what appears to be a mass grave outside the northern Nigerian town of Damasak, liberated from the Islamist group Boko Haram at the weekend, Niger military sources said on Friday.

    Comment?

  10. .com | US embassies in West Africa boost securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | News24

    The US embassies in the West African nations of Niger and Mali are boosting security for diplomats and their families amid security fears sparked by attacks from Islamic militants. The embassy in Bamako, Mali, said in a notice to Americans on Thursday that it had banned non-official travel by US government personnel outside of the capital until the end of April and might restrict travel in the city on two upcoming holidays.

    Comment?

  11. Niger says Boko Haram refugees to worsen its food crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | AlertNet

    ... By continuing to browse our site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. People march in support of Niger Army's war against Boko Haram in Niamey, Niger, February 17, 2015. The sign reads: "Boko Haram is haram." REUTERS/Tagaza Djibo ...

    Comment?

  12. Flooding flattened houses and dissolved them into the ground'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | AlertNet

    ... on our website. By continuing to browse our site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. As communities in Niger continue to recover from flooding that took place last summer, we hear from response team volunteer David Hatcher about the ...

    Comment?

  13. Chad troops fighting Boko Haram redeploy, signalling possible new pushRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... said on Thursday that their army had cleared the last Boko Haram camps in Adamawa state, which borders Borno. A Niger military source said about 20 Boko Haram militants were arrested in Damasak on Thursday, highlighting how fighters were still ...

    Comment?

  14. The World in BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | NWAonline

    ... the camp who fled ethnic fighting in Central African Republic and have been living there for more than a year. NIAMEY, Niger -- Military operations in Niger's east have killed at least 500 of Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamic extremists, whose war has ...

    Comment?

  15. India to delay release of air-quality numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | NWAonline

    ... more deaths from asthma than any other nation, according to the World Health Organization. 513 with Boko Haram slain, Niger says NIAMEY, Niger -- Military operations in Niger's east have killed at leas... Read>> The Swiss pilots of a solar-powered ...

    Comment?

  16. Niger's police says military killed more than 500 militantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | The Daily Star

    NIAMEY, Niger: Niger's police spokesman says that military operations in the country's east have killed at least 500 of Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamic extremists. Capt.

    Comment?

  17. Niger police: Military kills more than 500 ISIL militantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | USA Today

    Military operations in Niger's east have killed at least 500 of Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamic extremists whose war has spilled over into neighboring countries, Niger's police spokesman said Wednesday. Niger police: Military kills more than 500 ISIL militants Military operations in Niger's east have killed at least 500 of Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamic extremists whose war has spilled over into neighboring countries, Niger's police spokesman said Wednesday.

    Comment?

  18. Chad, Niger soldiers killed as Boko Haram loses Nigerian townsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | AlertNet

    ... are giving your consent for us to set cookies. NIAMEY/N'DJAMENA, March 9 (Reuters) - About 15 soldiers from Chad and Niger died in fighting to take control of two towns in northern Nigeria from Boko Haram, the first gains against the militants in a ...

    Comment?

  19. Chad, Niger troops eject Boko Haram from Nigerian townsRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2015 | Times of Oman

    Niamey: Troops from Chad and Niger have freed two towns in northern Nigeria previously held by Boko Haram militants, the first gains made in a joint offensive launched at the weekend, Niger military sources said on Monday. About 30 Niger and Chadian soldiers were injured in fighting over Malam Fatouri and Damasak, a day after thousands of troops crossed the border to retake areas held by the extremist group, whose insurgency has forced Nigeria to delay an election and neighbours to mobilise their armies.

    Comment?

  20. 300 militants killed in fighting: sourceRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2015 | Arab Times

    NIAMEY, March 9 : Troops from Chad and Niger have freed two towns in northern Nigeria previously held by Boko Haram militants, the first gains made in a joint offensive launched at the weekend, Niger military sources said on Monday. About 30 Nigerien and Chadian soldiers were injured in fighting over Malam Fatouri and Damasak, a day after thousands of troops crossed the border to retake areas held by the Sunni Islamist group, whose insurgency has forced Nigeria to delay an election and neighbours to mobilise their armies.

    Comment?