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Areva wins Niger uranium licence

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/7813242.stm
Tuesday, January 06, 2009
The French nuclear energy group Areva has been awarded a licence to build and operate the Imouraren mine in Niger. Areva says it expects it to become...

Niger: 2 Canadian Diplomats Missing

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/12/16/world/africa/16briefs-2CANADIANDIP_BRF.html?_r=1&ref=africa
Tuesday, December 16, 2008
Two Canadian diplomats working for the United Nations in Niger have been missing since Sunday night, United Nations officials said Monday. A car that...
Niger ALERT: Two Journalists i...

Niger ALERT: Two Journalists in prison for defamation

Monday, November 17, 2008
Moussa Aksar, managing editor and Sani Aboubacar, reporter of   L’Evénement, an independent weekly newspaper were on November 12, 2008 detained at...
NIGER UPDATE : Journalist refu...

NIGER UPDATE : Journalist refused bail

Thursday, November 06, 2008
Zakari Alzouma, editor of Opinions, a Niamey-based independent weekly newspaper who was charged with defamation by the Minister of Public security,...
Niger ALERT: Newspaper editor ...

Niger ALERT: Newspaper editor in detention for defamation

Tuesday, November 04, 2008
Zakari Alzouma, editor of Opinions, a Niamey-based independent weekly newspaper, is being held by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the...
French section of MSF forced t...

French section of MSF forced to leave Niger

Thursday, October 30, 2008
MSF calls on the Niger Government, UNICEF and the World Food Program (WFP) to take action in Maradi and ensure that malnourished children receive...
SAHEL: Voices from clandestini...

SAHEL: Voices from clandestinity

Sunday, October 26, 2008
The International Organization for Migration estimates that up to 35,000 sub-Saharan clandestine migrants leave for North Africa and Europe every...
MSF calls upon the President o...

MSF calls upon the President of Niger to lift the ban on its activities immediately

Tuesday, October 21, 2008
Three months after Nigerien authorities suspended the activities of the French section of MSF, the organization is calling for an immediate...
NIGER: Freddy Kasseri, “Migran...

NIGER: Freddy Kasseri, “Migrants are dying out here”

Monday, October 13, 2008
Freddy Kasseri, 23, travelled from Ghana to Niger intending to cross the desert into Libya. He did not make it. Libyan security forces return...
WEST AFRICA: Migrants risk all...

WEST AFRICA: Migrants risk all to cross desert

Thursday, October 09, 2008
Sub-Saharan migrants continue attempting dangerous and illegal crossings into Libya and Algeria. They pick their way through Niger’s Air mountains,...
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