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  1. Mali U17 players given houses for winning African Championship titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    Mali president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has offered houses, laptop computers and scholarships to the country's team that won the 2015 African under-17 Championship in Niger on Sunday. Mali, a struggling nation, has offered to give house to the youngsters who excelled at the tournament for Africa's U17 countries that ended in Niger last week.

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  2. Nigeria: Another Dam On the Niger?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    REPORTS that the authorities in Niger Republic are planning to construct a dam across the River Niger is a cause for worry among Nigerians given that the base load of Nigeria's power generation still remains the Kainji and Jebba dams on the same River Niger. Any attempt to erect a dam upstream in Niger Republic, therefore, would adversely affect the operation of the two hydro power stations in Nigeria which would worsen the power supply situation in Nigeria.

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  3. Chad president tells Boko Haram leader to surrender or face deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | The Star Online

    ... to carve out an Islamic caliphate. It has also staged a series of recent cross- border attacks into Chad, Cameroon and Niger. On Wednesday, a bomb planted and remotely detonated by Boko Haram militants near the southeastern Niger town of Diffa ...

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  4. UPDATE 1-Boko Haram remote-control bomb kills two Niger soldiersRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | Reuters

    A bomb planted and remotely detonated by Boko Haram militants near the southeastern Niger town of Diffa killed two soldiers and wounded a third on Wednesday, military sources said. It was the first time Niger's army has reported being attacked with such a device since it launched a campaign with Chad, Cameroon and Nigeria this year against the Islamist group.

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  5. New influx of Nigeria refugees into Cameroon, relocation operation...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | AlertNet

    ... refugees in Cameroon to nearly 66,000, of whom 41,571 refugees have already been verified by UNHCR. Meanwhile in Niger, insurgent attacks in early February on Bosso and Diffa towns have resulted in a deterioration in the humanitarian situation in ...

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  6. West Africa: New Railway Network Aims to Boost Inter-Regional TradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    On the dual carriageway linking the main airport to downtown Niamey, the capital of Niger, workers are busy digging trenches in the middle of the island separating the lanes, and laying tracks where rows of lampposts once stood. They are racing against the clock to build a thousand-kilometre stretch of a regional network that will connect Niamey to the West African seaport of Cotonou, Benin.

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  7. .com | Canadian army forced to withdraw in Boko Haram fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | News24

    Canadian special forces participating in military training in southeast Niger were ordered to withdraw recently to avoid battling with Boko Haram Islamists, the military said Thursday. The troops had been posted to the town of Diffa, where the government of Niger declared a state of emergency on 11 February following attacks in the region that borders Boko Haram's stronghold in northeast Nigeria.

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  8. SABC wont show final Amajimbos FinalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    Amajimbos will meet either Mali or Guinea on Sunday after beating Nigeria 1-0 in the last-four in Niamey, Niger yesterday. Molefi Ntseki's charges also made history by qualifying for the U-17 World Cup through their strong showing at the CAF tournament.

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  9. Two people killed by suspected Boko Haram mine blast in NigerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Two people aboard a horse-driven cart were killed in Niger on Thursday when they ran over a mine thought to have been planted by Islamist Boko Haram insurgents, security sources said. NIAMEY: Two people aboard a horse-driven cart were killed in Niger on Thursday when they ran over a mine thought to have been planted by Islamist Boko Haram insurgents, security sources said.

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  10. Caf U-17: Eaglets fall to S/AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Vanguard

    Nigeria's Golden Eaglets stumbled and fell to a 1-0 loss in the hands of South Africa's Amajimbos in the semi-final of the CAF Under-17 championship in Niamey, Niger yesterday. The Eaglets did not recover from a 26th minute strike in the game they clearly dominated on a day, they clearly ran out of luck.

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  11. South Africa stun Nigeria to reach Africa U17 Championship finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    The South African National Under-17, the Amajimbos, sailed into the final of the 2015 Caf U-17 African Youth Championships with a 1-0 win over Nigeria in the Niger capital of Niamey on Wednesday. It was a solid performance from the South Africans who are now 90 minutes away from being crowned African junior champions.

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  12. Niger President replaces foreign minister ahead of 2016 pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Niger's President Mahamadou Issoufou on Wednesday replaced his foreign minister, appointing him instead as minister of state at the presidency ahead of elections next year. Niger's President Mahamadou Issoufou attends a rally in support of the army's war against Boko Haram in Niamey, February 17, 2015.

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  13. Caf U-17 Championships: Eaglets battle S/Africa for final ticketRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    ... sensation, Kelechi Nwakali. He is captain of the U-17 national team, the Golden Eaglets and has piloted their dream in Niger to a near perfect run, so far. His exploits in Niger have been quite outstanding that coach Emmanuel Amuneke described him ...

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  14. West Africa: West Africa At a Turning Point in the Fight Against Boko Haram?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    The Nigerian army has recently stepped up its fight against Boko Haram. Meanwhile leaders of Togo and Benin visited Niger, to express their solidarity in the struggle against the group.

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  15. Petawawa special forces pull out of Niger town after Boko Haram attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Canada.com

    ... full of displaced people from the Diffa region, fleeing fighting between army and Boko Haram on the border between Niger and Nigeria are checked by police on the outskirts of Zinder. Police are looking for weapons and suspicious behaviour, for fear ...

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  16. Petawawa special forces pull out of Niger town after Boko Haram attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Canada.com

    TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY THOMAS MORFIN In this February 13, 2014 picture buses full of displaced people from the Diffa region, fleeing fighting between army and Boko Haram on the border between Niger and Nigeria are checked by police on the outskirts of Zinder. Police are looking for weapons and suspicious behaviour, for fear of infiltration by members of Boko Haram into the thousands of people fleeing the fighting between army and Boko Haram.

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  17. Caf U-17 Championships: Eaglets battle S/Africa for final ticketRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Vanguard

    ... sensation, Kelechi Nwakali. He is captain of the U-17 national team, the Golden Eaglets and has piloted their dream in Niger to a near perfect run, so far. His exploits in Niger have been quite outstanding that coach Emmanuel Amuneke described him ...

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  18. 7-year-old child suicide bomber kills seven in NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Catholic.org

    ... this African nation faces on the eve of presidential elections. During a visit in neighboring Chad, Cameroon and Niger, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius on Sunday urged Nigeria to commit itself to battling Boko Haram. "It is necessary that ...

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  19. Boko Haram mine kills two soldiers in southeast Niger - ministryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    A mine planted by Islamist militant group Boko Haram killed at least two soldiers on Tuesday in the town of Bosso in Niger's southeastern region of Diffa, Niger's defence ministry said. NIAMEY: A mine planted by Islamist militant group Boko Haram killed at least two soldiers on Tuesday in the town of Bosso in Niger's southeastern region of Diffa, Niger's defence ministry said.

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  20. Seven-year-old suicide bomber kills many in NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    ... But the insurgents have suffered a string of defeats in a military offensive by Nigeria and neighbours Cameroon, Niger and Chad. French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius on Sunday during a whirlwind visit to neighbouring Chad, Cameroon and Niger, ...

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