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Thousands protest Niger president’s grip on power

More than 10 000 anti-government protesters gathered in Niger's capital calling on President Mamadou Tandja to reverse a constitutional reign that gave...

Over half Niger’s population faces hunger: report

More than half of the population of Niger will go without food at some point this year, according to a leaked official...

End of Cameroon-Nigeria boundary dispute in sight

Some 3000 pillars are being planted to demarcate the border between Cameroon and Nigeria. The UN-sponsored project will end next year. The representative...

Niger has “neutralised” armed group near Mali border

Niger's military has "neutralised" an unidentified armed group it says killed seven soldiers and one civilian in clashes near the Mali border...

‘Shock’ US report due on attempted airline attack

The White House was poised to release a report yesterday that top aides said will shock Americans about security lapses that allowed...

Obama ends benefits for Guinea, Madagascar and Niger

President Barack Obama said he has terminated trade benefits for Guinea, Madagascar and Niger, three African countries where democratic progress is threatened...

Ten killed in Niger attacks: security sources

Ten people including seven soldiers were killed during attacks by gunmen in Niger, security sources said last Saturday, adding to the week's...

Obama calls for more democracy in Niger

US President Barack Obama has called for more democracy in the African state of Niger, whose President Mamadou Tandja is facing growing...

Niger aid frozen in constitution row: sources

The United States has frozen $20 million in aid for Niger in protest at President Mamadou Tandja's moves to extend his time...

Niger to lift security alert in north on rebel deal

Niger's government will lift a security alert that has been in place in the country's north for more than two years after...


Are SANDF communicators losing the plot?

Apart from somewhat poor communication with its various external audiences, there also appears to be a lack of communication internally at the SA National...