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Jul 07, 2019
African Union summit: Continent leaders to meet and sign landmark free trade agreement, discuss looming migration crisisAfrican leaders will meet on Sunday in Niger for the African Union (AU) summit, to sign a landmark free trade agreement and to discuss looming security and migration crises on the continent. Nigeria's chief trade negotiator, Ambassador Chiedu Osakwe, said President Muhammadu Buhari would sign the landmark agreement, 'opening Africa up to abundant opportunities'. The AU estimates that implementing the AfCFTA will lead to a 60 percent boost in intra-African trade by 2022.
Sep 27, 2018
Nigeria floods: 199 people killed, 286,119 homeless after Niger and Benue rivers overflow, says disaster management agencyA national disaster has been declared in Nigeria's Kogi, where the Niger and Benue rivers meet, along with Delta and Anambra in the south.
Sep 19, 2018
Toll from cholera outbreak in Lake Chad region crosses 500; UN says more than six million people at risk of diseaseThe Lake Chad region straddles parts of Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger, which are all facing the crisis of a cholera outbreak.
Sep 18, 2018
Nigeria flooding: National disaster declared after 100 die; president releases $8.3 million for relief materialsNigeria has declared a national disaster after severe flooding left about 100 people dead across 10 states, the country's main relief agency said on Tuesday.
Sep 11, 2018
Over 100 migrants drowned off Libya's coast in early September, says Doctors Without Borders report; survivors suffer fuel burnsMore than 100 migrants, including at least 20 children, died when two boats sank off the coast of Libya earlier this month, according to Doctors without Borders (MSF), citing survivors.
Sep 09, 2018
Mohamed Salah scores twice, creates two assists and misses two penalties as Egypt thrash Niger in AFCON qualifierLiverpool ace Mohamed Salah scored twice and missed two penalties as Egypt made a dream debut under Mexican coach Javier Aguirre by crushing Niger 6-0 Saturday in Africa Cup of Nations qualifying.
Sep 01, 2018
Boko Haram kills 30 Nigerian soldiers in raid; sources say militants seized military base in Borno stateBoko Haram has intensified attacks on military targets in Nigeria of late, in an attempt to undermine repeated claims that the militants had been defeated.
Aug 09, 2018
Heavy rains in Niger cause floods; 22 killed, over 45,000 thousand displaced due to downpourTorrential rains in Niger have caused heavy floods. 22 people were killed and over 45,000 people are displaced
Jul 02, 2018
Boko Haram attack in southeastern Niger: Ten soldiers killed, four others missing after strike on military campAn attack on NIger's military camp by Boko Haram killed 10 soldiers, injured three and four others have gone missing
Jun 25, 2018
Algeria abandoned over 13,000 migrants including pregnant women and children in Sahara Desert over past 14 monthsOver 13,000 migrants, including children and pregnant women have been asked to walk out of Algeria to the Sahara Desert by the Algerian government