Niger

Niger is a West African country, bordered by Libya to the northeast, Chad to the east, Nigeria to the south, Benin to the southwest, Mali to the northwest, Burkina Faso to the southwest, and Algeria to the northwest.

Great Green Wall brings life back to Niger desert

Once a desolate landscape, the Simiri plateau in Niger is now a small paradise for fauna and flora

A man walks through the Great Green Wall site in Simiri, about 100km north of Niamey, on 13 November, 2021

At least 26 children die in Niger school fire

At least 26 children aged between five and six burnt to death on Monday when their straw and wood classrooms caught fire in southern Niger, seven months after a similar tragedy in the capital ...

At least 26 children die in Niger school fire

49 killed in Niger armed attack

Five civilians, four soldiers and 40 armed attackers were killed Sunday in a clash in Niger’s restive southwest region near the border with Mali, the government said

49 killed in Niger armed attack

137 killed in Niger’s deadliest suspected jihadist massacre

Gunmen arriving on motorbikes attacked the villages of Intazayene, Bakorat and Wistane on Sunday, shooting “at everything which moved,” a local official said

137 killed in Niger’s deadliest suspected jihadist massacre

At least 70 killed in suspected militant attacks in Niger

The West African nation has previously suffered attacks by Islamist militants linked to al Qaeda and Islamic State. Attacks near the western border with Mali and Burkina Faso, and the southeastern ...

At least 70 killed in suspected militant attacks in Niger