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Niger army chief replaced

Nigerien President Mahamadou Issoufou replaced the head of the army after two of the country’s deadliest attacks killed at least 160 soldiers and prompted...

Nigerien army base attack death toll rises

The death toll from Thursday’s attack by suspected jihadists on a Niger army base is at least 89, security sources said, surpassing a raid...

Niger targets Islamist militants

Niger will launch a new military offensive against Islamist militants after an attack on an army base killed at least 25 soldiers, the defence...

Nigerien soldiers killed

Suspected Islamist militants killed 25 soldiers and wounded six in an attack on an army post in west Niger near the Mali border, government...

Islamic State claims responsibility for Niger attack

Islamic State claimed responsibility for an attack on a Niger military camp near Mali, according to a statement issued by a branch of the...

Niger attack leaves 71 dead

Islamist militants killed 71 soldiers in an attack on a remote military camp in Niger near the Mali border, an army spokesman said, in...

US hands over more military hardware to Niger

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The United States has handed over a second tranche of military equipment to Niger, including 13 Mamba armoured personnel carriers (APCs). The equipment was transferred...

United States begins ISR operations from new air base in Niger

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The United States Air Force (USAF) has begun intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations from its newly constructed Air Base 201 in Agadez, Niger. US Africa...

Nigerien soldiers killed

Twelve soldiers in south-eastern Niger were killed and eight wounded in an overnight attack by gunmen likely belonging to Islamist insurgent group Boko Haram,...

ISS: Niger in the hot seat at the UN Security Council

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Niger will serve on the United Nations (UN) Security Council from January 2020 for a two-year term as a non-permanent member, alongside two other...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...