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Stable Libya key to ending migration

If Europe wants to halt migrant boat arrivals from Africa it must end the state of chaos in Libya, Niger President Mahamadou...

Niger’s Issoufou tightens grip after polls with loyalist cabinet

Niger's President Mahamadou Issoufou reinforced his control over the West African nation in the wake of a disputed election, naming loyalists to...

Boycott helps Niger President Issoufou win re-election

Niger's President Mahamadou Issoufou won a second term with 92.5 percent of the vote in a run-off election that the opposition coalition...

Thousands march in Niger to denounce vote preparations

Thousands of anti-government protesters marched in Niger's capital on Sunday to denounce what they say are irregularities in voter lists ahead of...

Thousands join opposition protest in Niger capital

Thousands of opposition supporters took to the streets on Sunday in Niger's capital Niamey to demand that authorities respect civil liberties, following...

Niger arrests opposition members it says trying to incite coup

Niger has arrested some 40 armed opposition supporters on suspicion of attempting to destabilise the West African nation in order to incite...

Niger’s president says Libya risks becoming like Somalia

Libya risks becoming a failed state like Somalia, Niger President Mahamadou Issoufou said on Friday, a day after gunmen shot dead an...


SANDF missing the communication target

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...