September 25, 2023

US to 'evaluate' Niger ties after France kicked out

Washington will "evaluate" its future steps on the Niger crisis after France announced the withdrawal of its ambassador and troops from the coup-hit nation, US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said Monday
September 25, 2023

Niger: Niamey's residents react to news of French withdrawal

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday that French troops in Niger will withdraw by the end of the year.
September 25, 2023

Niger: France increasingly isolated in Sahel as it prepares for withdrawal

Following Sunday's announcement that it will withdraw its troops from Niger, France appears increasingly isolated on the continent.
September 25, 2023

Nigeria: Nigeria Records 210 New Cholera Infections, 10 Deaths

[Premium Times] The report revealed that as of 27 August, Nigeria had recorded 84 suspected deaths, and 2,860 suspected cases across 25 states.
September 25, 2023

Niger: Niger Junta Bans French Planes From Its Airspace

[RFI] Niger, which reopened airspace at the start of September, says it welcomes all commercial flights except for French planes or flights chartered by French companies.
September 25, 2023

Nigeria: Diphtheria Outbreak Spreads, Over 400 Children Killed

[Vanguard] Like a wild fire, the latest outbreak of Diphtheria in Nigeria has spread to 105 Local Government Areas across the country, killing 453 children as of 24th of September, 2023.
September 25, 2023

Nigeria: 6km charity walk to support children fighting Cancer

In a bid to create awareness on early cancer detection on children the Okapi Children Cancer Foundation in Abuja, Nigeria held a 6km charity walk to support children fighting cancer.
September 25, 2023

Nigeria, China mark strengthened ties at mid-Autumn Festival celebration in Lagos

“The opportunities before us are enormous, and the potential for our collaboration knows no bounds. By maximizing business synergy between Nigeria and China - through government-backed incentives. We have the chance to create a brighter, more prosperous future for our businesses, our people, and our
September 25, 2023

Benin: Families mourn victims of contraband fuel depot fire

Benin is a major destination for smuggled fuel from Neighboring Nigeria. A decision in May by Nigeria's government to end a fuel subsidy caused a dramatic rise in prices, increasing the appetite for smuggled fuel
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