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Niger: No More ‘Fifth Wife’ Sex Slaves and Maids, Niger’s Top Court Rules

By Nellie Peyton Dakar — Niger's top court has outlawed the practice of keeping women as maids and...

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Mali: Over 8,000 People Displaced By Armed Groups On Mali Border – Niger

press releaseRecently, an upsurge in threats from armed groups operating between the borders of Mali and Niger has...

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West Africa: ‘We Risk Losing a Whole Generation’, Aid Groups Warn Amid Sahel Education Crisis

By Inna LazarevaYaounde — The number of schools forced to shut in Africa's crisis-hit Sahel has doubled since...

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West Africa: Cost of Counter-Terrorism for Civilians in Liptako-Gourma

analysisBy Ibrahim MaïgaStates in the Liptako-Gourma region - including Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger - are imposing restrictive...

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Africa: Burundi and Niger Share Spoils in Six-Goal Thriller

Burundi produced a stunning comeback to overturn a two-goal deficit in a thrilling 3-3 draw against Niger in...

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Africa: A Transit City in Niger Extends HIV/Aids Care to Migrants

The movement of people in Africa is driving the HIV/AIDS rate up. In one city Nigerien authorities have...

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Africa: Zesco Blowout Sonidep in Niger

Zesco United overcame AS Sonidep of Niger on Tuesday night to win 2-1 away in Niamey. All three...

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Niger: Boko Haram Kidnaps 15 Girls

Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kidnapped 15 girls overnight in a village near Toumour, southeastern Niger, the local mayor...

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Africa: Sahel States Need International Support ‘Now More Than Ever’ – UN Peacekeeping Chief

By UN News Centre Africa's crisis-torn Sahel region needs support from the international community "now more than ever,"...

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Niger: Germany Opens New Military Camp in Niger

The German defense minister has called Niger a strategic partner "in the fight against terrorism, organized crime and...