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AmeraMex International Provides Niger Update and Announces Equipment Order for $161,500
AmeraMex International, Inc. , a provider of heavy equipment for logistics companies , infrastructure construction, commercial farming and mining companies, provides an update pertaining to the Niger project....(12/19/2014 10:12:42 AM)
Algeria and Niger start repatriation of 3,000 illegal migrants
By Abdoulaye Massalaki NIAMEY (Reuters) - Algeria and Niger have started to repatriate 3,000 citizens of Niger who crossed into Algeria illegally, as part of a bid to stop people-smuggling to North Africa and Europe, authorities said on Wednesday. The Algerian Red Crescent society took a first group of around 300 people to the remote border town of In Guezzam in the Sahara on Tuesday for ...(12/10/2014 1:48:43 PM)
Faced with Boko Haram refugees, poor harvest Niger calls for help
NIAMEY (Reuters) - Niger needs more international assistance to help it confront a looming food crisis compounded by an influx of refugees fleeing attacks by Boko Haram Islamist fighters in neighbouring Nigeria, the country's prime minister said. The twin crisis highlights the strain being put on Niger, a uranium producer straddling the Sahara that is one of the world's poorest nations, by ...(12/11/2014 6:45:11 AM)
Eaglets got fair draw – Amuneke
Golden Eaglets coach, Emmanuel Amuneke, has described Sunday’s draw of the 11th African U-17 Championship Niger 2015, which pitted Nigeria against Niger, Guinea and Zambia in Group A, as a fair deal. He said Nigeria would be focussed on securing a ticket to the 2015 FIFA World Cup in Chile. “I think it is a...  [Read More...](12/21/2014 6:10:44 PM)
Fraudulent Construction Of 2nd Niger Bridge – Another 419 On The Igbo Nation By Obinna Akukwe
0 Comments Sahara Reporters Fraudulent Construction Of 2nd Niger Bridge – Another 419 On The Igbo Nation By Obinna Akukwe 21 Hours Ago(12/20/2014 3:39:59 PM)
Nigeria less prosperous than Zimbabwe, Niger, others – Report
Twenty-one African countries including Zimbabwe, Niger, Benin Republic and Djibouti are more prosperous than Nigeria, the 2014 Legatum Prosperity Index, has said. According to the report released recently by the Legatum Institute, the index of 142 countries defines “prosperity as a combination of wealth and wellbeing.” The report ranks Nigeria 125th among the 142 countries...  [Read More...](12/19/2014 9:10:11 PM)
Shell pipeline leak spills thousands of barrels into Niger delta
By Tife Owolabi BONNY ISLAND, Nigeria (Reuters) - Niger Delta fishermen are no strangers to seeing oil spill into their waters from leaky pipelines, but even they were shocked by the scale of the slick stretching for miles from a Shell facility across the swamps and into the ocean. Some 3,800 barrels spilled, according to an investigation by Shell and government officials. It ranks as one of the ...(12/3/2014 1:38:37 PM)
Niger Delta Stakeholders target agric
Stakeholders from nine states in the Niger Delta region have deliberated on the need to urgently shift focus on oil production to the agricultural sector. At a workshop in Calabar organized by the Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta with the theme: Unlocking Investment Opportunities in Agriculture in the Niger Delta for Regional...  [Read More...](12/11/2014 10:24:51 AM)
Algeria goes after militants along borders with Libya, Niger
Algiers, Dec 22 (IANS) A large scale military operation was launched Sunday by the Algerian forces to track down extremist groups along the country's borders with Libya and Niger, a security source said.(12/21/2014 8:34:23 PM)
Niger passes slightly increased $3.22 bln 2015 budget
NIAMEY (Reuters) - Parliament in Niger, one of Africa's newest oil producers, adopted on Friday a budget of 1.7 trillion CFA francs ($3.22 billion) for 2015, an increase of nearly 2 percent from this year, according to the text of the budget bill. Investment spending will also increase by over 3 percent to 1.02 trillion CFA francs, making up nearly 60 percent of the total budget. Priority ...(11/29/2014 2:56:53 AM)
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