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Police in Nigeria secure release of 100 kidnapping victims
World

Police in Nigeria secure release of 100 kidnapping victims

LAGOS, July 21 (Reuters) – Police and government authorities have secured the release of 100 people, including women, children and…
At least 70 killed in suspected militant attacks in Niger – security sources
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At least 70 killed in suspected militant attacks in Niger – security sources

NIAMEY (Reuters) -At least 70 civilians were killed in simultaneous attacks on two villages by suspected Islamist militants in Niger,…
U.S. ponders cutting military forces in Africa; allies worry
World

U.S. ponders cutting military forces in Africa; allies worry

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — As extremist violence grows across Africa, the United States is considering reducing its military presence on…
Islamic extremism wracks Burkina Faso, spreading east
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Islamic extremism wracks Burkina Faso, spreading east

FADA N’GOURMA, Burkina Faso (AP) — The jihadists who killed Wabwa Ampougovni’s son and two grandchildren wanted them to suffer:…
37 killed in Burkina Faso’s deadliest attack in five years
World

37 killed in Burkina Faso’s deadliest attack in five years

An ambush on a convoy transporting employees of a Canadian mining company in Burkina Faso killed 37 people on Wednesday,…
Economic “game changer”? African leaders launch free-trade zone
Features/Interviews

Economic “game changer”? African leaders launch free-trade zone

* African leaders meet to discuss key details of free-trade bloc * Potential for Africa’s US$3.4 trillion economy is massive…
Egypt’s Sisi opens 12th extraordinary summit of African Union in Niger
Egypt

Egypt’s Sisi opens 12th extraordinary summit of African Union in Niger

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Sunday opened up the 12th Extraordinary Summit, which will discuss the implementation of the…
Tax alcohol, tobacco, to tackle cancer: African Union first ladies
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Tax alcohol, tobacco, to tackle cancer: African Union first ladies

First ladies attending the African Union summit in Niger on Saturday called for a rise in taxes for cancer-causing products…
African leaders set to sign landmark trade deal at AU Summit
World

African leaders set to sign landmark trade deal at AU Summit

African leaders will meet Sunday in Niger for the African Union (AU) summit, to sign a landmark free trade agreement,…
Niger’s migrant smugglers use ever deadlier routes through the Sahara
Middle East

Niger’s migrant smugglers use ever deadlier routes through the Sahara

Amadou Sissoko is a migrant whose journey so far has ended in a transit center in Agadez in central Niger.…
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