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Libyan army convoy in Niger may be Gaddafi deal

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Scores of Libyan army vehicles have crossed the desert frontier into Niger in what may be a dramatic, secretly negotiated bid by...

Libyan army convoy in Niger may be Gaddafi deal

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Scores of Libyan army vehicles have crossed the desert frontier into Niger in what may be a dramatic, secretly negotiated bid by...

Niger, Benin and Togo recognise Libyan rebels

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Benin, Niger and Togo have all formally recognised Libya's rebels, breaking ranks with the African Union which said it could not recognise...

Niger plans US$21 mln programme to fight food shortage

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Niger has launched a 10 billion CFA francs (US$21.9 million) irrigation programme to grow at least 1 million tonnes of food, including...

Niger launches air surveillance on Libyan border

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Niger has begun air surveillance operations along its northern border with Libya to monitor possible infiltration of armed groups fleeing the conflict...

Niger launches telephone hotline to fight corruption

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Niger's government has launched a telephone hotline through which citizens can call to report the corrupt practices which have undermined the economy...

Niger arrests ten after foiled coup

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Niger security forces arrested ten soldiers for trying to overthrow the government last month, President Mahamadou Issoufou said late in his first...

Libyan crisis hammering Niger economy – president

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The conflict in Libya has cost Niger billions in lost revenues from taxes on trade and stemmed the flow of remittances from...

Bombs kill 25 at Nigerian drinking spot – sources

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Suspected members of a radical Islamist sect threw bombs at a drinking spot in Nigeria's northeastern town of Maiduguri killing around 25...

Two die in Niger clash with Sahel bandits – officials

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Two people died following a clash between security forces and bandits in northern Niger, where al Qaeda's North African wing operates alongside...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...