Jeudi, le 29 Decembre 2017 | Bamako 23'C, Niamey 23'C, Ouagadougou 23'C | 00: 00 GMT
Armed individuals aboard an ash-colored 4 × 4 vehicle opened fire on Saturday September 23 at around 3 pm on the positions of the Niger security forces stationed in Assamaka. The attack resulted in three deaths among the security forces....
In Niger, the local flooding of the river began in mid-August and manifested itself in rapidly rising water levels in Niamey. According to the Niger Basin Authority (ABN), the climbs have accelerated in recent days to reach the yellow alert...
In a press release issued on Wednesday August 16, the political opposition gathered under the denomination of the Front for the Restoration of Democracy and Defense of the Republic (FRDDR) came openly after the President of the Republic Issoufou...
It emerges from the Council of Ministers last Thursday that the mandates of municipal and regional elected representatives are extended by six months from August 17. This measure does not apply to the five municipal councils of Niamey which are...
Several policemen (about ten) were missing for two days between Assamaka and Arlit in northern Niger. They were on their way to make a shift. According to a security source, after the search operations, eight officers were rescued but three...
A vehicle from Libya carrying nine passengers, all Nigerians, has been lost sight of for several days. It was found, Thursday, July 20, west of Séguédine immobilized by a breakdown. Seven people lost their lives before the rescue workers arrived....
The Tahoua-Arlit road, called RTA or road of uranium already in a pitiful state, is seriously threatened lately. The tributaries coming from the Aïr mountains carried away what was left of bitumen in places. So the tributary known as Telwa...
The provisional record of the floods recorded following torrential rains which struck these days resulted in 23 deaths. This is what the UN Office for Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said in Niamey on Wednesday, July 19. The UN agency, quoting the...
The family of American humanitarian Jeffery Woodke, kidnapped mid-October 2016 in Abalak in the Tahoua region in Niger, is still without news of him. His wife Els Woodke addressed the kidnappers in a statement (in English) that reached Sahelien.com on...
My name is Els Woodke.  I am a Dutch citizen and I lived for many years with my husband in Niger. On October 14 of 2016, my husband Jeff was kidnapped from his home in Abalak, Niger by a group...

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