Home » Archives by category » WESTERN AFRICA » Niger

52 Migrants From Gambia, Nigeria, Others Dead As IOM Rescues 600 in Sahara Desert

52 Migrants From Gambia, Nigeria, Others Dead As IOM Rescues 600 in Sahara Desert

The United Nations migration agency in Niger has saved more than 600 lives since April 2017 through a new search and rescue operation that targets migrants stranded in Sahara Desert, but 52 did not survive. “We are enhancing our capacity to assist vulnerable migrants stranded in Northern Agadez, towards the Niger-Libya border,” said Giuseppe Loprete, […]

António Guterres welcomes deployment of regional force to combat terrorism in the Sahel

António Guterres welcomes deployment of regional force to combat terrorism in the Sahel

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed the deployment by the so-called Group of Five (G5) – Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger – of a joint force to tackle the threat of terrorism and organized crime in the Sahel region. In a statement issued late last night by his spokesman, the Secretary-General welcomed […]

UNICEF warns 5.6 million Lake Chad Basin children at risk of waterborne diseases in rainy season

UNICEF warns 5.6 million Lake Chad Basin children at risk of waterborne diseases in rainy season

More than 5.6 million children are at increased risk of contracting waterborne diseases, such as cholera and diarrhoeal infections, as the rainy season begins in conflict-affected areas of countries around Lake Chad, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned today. “The rains will further complicate what is already a dire humanitarian situation, as millions of […]

France still forcing 14 African countries to pay colonial tax

France still forcing 14 African countries to pay colonial tax

80% of the 10 countries with the lowest literacy rates in the WORLD among adults are in francophone Africa. Namely: Benin (40%), Burkina Faso (26%), Chad (34%), Côte d’Ivoire (49%), Guinea (29%), Mali (23%), Niger (29%), and Senegal (42%). This spectacular result is achieved after over 150 years of French colonization! During the almost 200 […]

AU Chairman President Alpha Conde Urges African Leaders to Cut Ties with France

AU Chairman President Alpha Conde Urges African Leaders to Cut Ties with France

Guinea’s president, who also serves as African Union (AU) chairman, has called on African countries to “cut the umbilical chord with France” so as to initiate the continent’s development. Speaking at the 12th International Salon of Agriculture, held in Morocco’s northern city of Meknes late Monday, Alpha Conde harshly criticized western countries — singling out […]

Nigerian Singer Tiwa Savage To Perform in Rwanda

Nigerian Singer Tiwa Savage To Perform in Rwanda

Nigerian songstress Tiwa Savage will soon be coming to Kigali to give a thrilling performance to her fans. She will be performing at the Women Achievements Gala, which will take place on March 4, at the Kigali Convention Center. The gala aims at recognising women for their tremendous achievements locally in all aspects of life, […]

Nigerian Pastor TB Joshua’s Worst Prophecy Ever

Nigerian Pastor TB Joshua’s Worst Prophecy Ever

Most of us were relying on the prophetic word of Nigerian pastor TB Joshua so we could see a woman lead the great America. Unfortunately, we were all wrong, fooled or misled. Were TB Joshua’s words reported “out of context”. You may recall that the founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, Prophet TB […]

Angola Leads Oil Production in Africa

Angola Leads Oil Production in Africa

With its 1.7 million barrels of crude oil a day, well above Nigeria’s 1.5 million, Angola stood in September this year, for seven running months, at the head of the African oil producing countries. The information is contained in a report from the Organisation of Petroleum Producing and Exporting Countries (OPEC). The report states that […]

Honouring Women in Science: The 2016 L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science

Honouring Women in Science: The 2016 L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science

For the past 18 years, the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science programme has encouraged, promoted and honoured women scientists all over the world. More than 2,500 researchers from 112 countries have been distinguished for their extraordinary discoveries and supported at key moments in their careers. Impacting the lives of people around the planet, their discoveries […]

Giraffes Make an Impressive Comeback in Niger

Giraffes Make an Impressive Comeback in Niger

After decades of falling populations due to poaching and loss of habitat, giraffes are experiencing a comeback in Niger. Conservationists hope that other countries can learn from their success. The leaves of the tree are gently swaying as a five-meter-tall giraffe stretches that final few inches to grab a snack off the treetop. It is […]

Page 1 of 6123Next ›Last »

Widgetized Section

Go to Admin » appearance » Widgets » and move a widget into Advertise Widget Zone