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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...

UN ups aid appeal for Niger as hunger grows

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Humanitarian groups led by U.N. agency OCHA called for more aid for the West African state of Niger, citing a growing risk...

Libya to send 260 prisoners home to Niger

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Libya is allowing more than 260 prisoners from neighbouring Niger to return home, Libyan state news agency Jana reported. Some international organisations...

Niger raises severe hunger forecast, seeks more aid

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Niger's government needs another 45 billion CFA francs in food aid after a new survey found 500 000 more people than previously...

Niger junta sets up anti-corruption team to recover cash

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Niger's military junta has set up a financial commission tasked with fighting corruption and recovering money owed to the uranium-producing West African...

Al Qaeda claims kidnap of French man in Niger: TV

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Al Qaeda's North Africa wing claimed responsibility for kidnapping a French man last month in northern Niger, Al Jazeera television said, citing...

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Joint Standing Committee on Defence shows short memory span

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Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) publicly acknowledged the “exceptional leadership” of outgoing SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief General Solly Shoke last...
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