May 7th, 2013
NIAMEY — A Nigerian warplane crashed in Niger on Monday, from where it was conducting military operations in neighbouring Mali, and the two pilots were killed, Nigeria’s army said in a statement. The fighter jet was part of Nigeria’s air fleet engaged with an African force battling hardli...
Apr 22nd, 2012
By Celeste Hicks It’s two years since I was last in Chad after a long stint as the BBC correspondent. Not long enough to forget a place you might think, but when I arrived recently in N’Djamena the sweltering dead of night, I got lost. First on leaving the airport, I found a succession of […]...
Jan 17th, 2012
Niger will push ahead with a plan to develop civilian nuclear energy in partnership with other West African peers despite recent accidents including Fukushima, the country’s president said on Monday. “We have said that in the long term, we will promote, as part of ECOWAS (the West African...
Dec 8th, 2011
Niamey – A teenager and a woman were killed during clashes this week between demonstrators and police in Zinder, Niger’s second-largest city in the east, the government announced late Wednesday. The government spokesperson, Justice Minister Marou Amadou, said that “unhappy events in...