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  1. Cape Verde send Zambia warningRead the original story

    Sep 6, 2014 | In-depth Africa

    Cape Verde have sent Zambia warning shots when they beat Niger today away in Niamey.

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  2. Uganda coach looks to good result against Ghana in 2015 AFCON qualifiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    ... Cup in Brazil, but we shall prepare well for them," Sredojevic said. The team has left Uganda for camping in Niamey, Niger before heading for Kumasi, Ghana for the the Group E clash on Sept. 5. Uganda is also expected to face Niger on Sept. 2 in ...

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  3. Niger court backs parliament head's arrest over trafficking of Nigerian babiesRead the original story

    Sep 6, 2014 | Vanguard

    The top court in Niger has given the green light for the arrest of the country's parliamentary leader, who is accused of involvement in an international baby-trafficking network, it was announced on Friday. Hama Amadou, who is seen as the leading challenger to President Mahamadou Issoufou ahead of elections in 2016, "discreetly" left the country last week and is currently in Belgium.

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  4. .com | Niger parliament head to be arrested for baby traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | News24

    The top court in Niger has given the green light for the arrest of the country's parliamentary leader, who is accused of involvement in an international baby-trafficking network, it was announced on Friday. Hama Amadou, who is seen as the leading challenger to President Mahamadou Issoufou ahead of elections in 2016, "discreetly" left the country last week and is currently in Belgium.

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  5. Cape Verde face stern Niger testRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | Umupira

    Cape Verde begin their quest for a second successive Africa Cup of Nations appearance under new management when they face Niger in their opening 2015 Group F qualifier on Saturday away at StadeGeneral Seyni Kountche in Niamey. Ex-Portugal striker RuiAguas will know this weekend just how big or small the shoes he is filling are after recently replacing LuciosAntunes who stepped down to take up a club appointment in Angola.

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  6. Can Uganda Cranes defy the omens?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | New Vision

    ... to their first Group E fixture suggest otherwise. Apart from staging a mediocre performance in their 2-0 loss to Niger in Niamey on Tuesday, the team's preparations have been dampened by mysterious circumstances under which the team's main striker ...

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  7. Uganda captain Andrew Mwesigwa says Ghana will be under pressure in qualifierRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    ... (Afcon) qualifier at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi. Mwesigwa who was sent-off on Tuesday in the Cranes 2-0 loss to Niger in an International friendly in Niamey told AfricanFootball.com before the team connected to Accra on Thursday that the hosts ...

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  8. Uganda coach Milutin Sredojevic expects Cranes to pass Black Stars examinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    ... in a 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi. Before the team left Niamey, Niger on Thursday afternoon where they have been camped for four days, Sredojevic said he has done his work and now expects results. ...

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  9. Flooding in Niger leaves 28 deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | Iol.co.za

    Twenty-eight people have been killed and more than 51 000 affected by flooding in Niger after heavy rains in June inundated swathes of the impoverished nation, the United Nations said on Thursday. The weather has destroyed more than 4 500 homes and more than 100 hectares of fields and gardens, according to data from the UN's Office for the Co-ordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Niamey.

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  10. Over 51,000 affected, 28 killed by Niger flooding: UNRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | Jamaica Observer

    At least 28 people have been killed and more than 51,000 affected by flooding in Niger after heavy rains in June inundated swathes of the impoverished nation, the United Nations said Thursday. The weather has destroyed more than 4,500 homes and more than 250 acres of fields and gardens, according to data from the UN's Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Niamey.

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  11. Uganda expected in Ghana today for AFCON qualifierRead the original story

    Sep 4, 2014 | GhanaWeb

    Uganda are expected in Ghana today ahead of their 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against the Black Stars on Saturday. Ahmed Hussein, the FA's spokesman told MTNFootball.com on Wednesday that the team will leave Niamey, Niger on Thursday evening to connect to Accra.

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  12. Ghana VS Uganda: Cranes Set for Kumasi TripRead the original story

    Sep 4, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    Uganda Cranes four ay in Niamey will be concluded today when the national senior team flies out of Niger to Accra, Ghana ahead of Saturday's 2015 Nations cup qualifier in Kumasi. With four rigorous training sessions and a friendly under their belt, the Cranes are set to leave for Ghana this at 4pm.

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  13. Niger remind Cranes of hard task aheadRead the original story

    Sep 3, 2014 | Daily Monitor

    ... on Saturday remains one piece of delicate hope. For now, at least. Yet after Tuesday's warm-up match against Niger in the capital Niamey, which Uganda lost 2-0, the already steep West African mountain seems to have added some more feet. What more ...

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  14. U.S. expands drone operations in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | Denver Post

    ... on Earth: an ancient caravan crossroads in the middle of the Sahara. After months of negotiations, the government of Niger, a landlocked West African nation, has authorized the U.S. military to fly unarmed drones from the mud-walled desert city of ...

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  15. Uganda limps into AFCON qualifier against Ghana after losing 2-0 to Niger in friendlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    Uganda showed their frailties on Tuesday when they were beaten 2-0 by Niger in their last international friendly before their 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Ghana in Kumasi on Saturday.

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  16. US strike al-Shabab jihadists during meeting, says Somali officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | The Age

    ... on Earth: an ancient caravan crossroads in the middle of the Sahara. After months of negotiations, the government of Niger, a landlocked West African nation, has authorised the US military to fly unarmed drones from the mud-walled desert city of ...

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  17. .com | US moves drones to northern NigerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | News24

    The US military will shift its drone flights in Niger from Niamey to a base further north, allowing Washingon to better track Islamist fighters in the region, a defence official said on Tuesday.

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  18. U.S. military may move Niger drone base to Sahara desert cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | AlertNet

    The United States is preparing a possible redeployment of its drones in Niger to set up a forward base in the Sahara closer to Islamist militants blamed for attacks across the region, U.S. military and Defense Department officials said.

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  19. U.S. to open second drone base in NigerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2014 | TwinCities

    ... on Earth: an ancient caravan crossroads in the middle of the Sahara. After months of negotiations, the government of Niger, a landlocked West African nation, has authorized the U.S. military to fly unarmed drones from the mud-walled desert city of ...

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  20. Why Is the U.S. Air Force Ordering Tents for an Airstrip in Niger?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | Gawker

    U.S. forces are attacking ISIS fighters in Iraq and Al-Shabaab in Somalia. But today's surest sign that the Obama administration is widening the endless War On Terrora may be an Air Force bid for 18 tan canvas tents, to be shipped to an airbase in Niamey, Niger.

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