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Giving Back: Out of Niger (Part 1)

This past January I was fortunate to take part in another amazing volunteer opportunity – this time back to Africa! I was part of a 15-member team from my church that ventured across the pond to serve those in need in Niger. 1,027 more words


Gaddafi's Son Saadi In Libya Court Over Murder Charges

Muammar Gaddafi’s son, Saadi, has appeared in a Libyan court over murder charges, having previously fled abroad following the 2011 revolution. 253 more words



My flight to Niamey is via Paris. I get up at 4.30 am, finish packing, have breakfast and leave my hotel to find my taxi driver already waiting for me. 681 more words

On The Road

N is for Niger.

Not its bigger neighbour, but a slightly smaller but no less problematical country.

Landlocked, surrounded by seven other countries, Libya, Nigeria and Algeria being some of the more worrying ones, the country is another poor African nation that shouldn’t be. 379 more words


Three Dead In Mali Suicide Attack

A suicide attack at a United Nations base in northern Mali has killed three civilians and seriously injured nine UN peacekeepers. 175 more words


AJC 2015: Golden Eaglets Return To Training

No respite yet for the Golden Eaglets until the 11th African Under-17 Champions draw to a conclusive end as the team return to training Sunday morning at the Stade Municipal in Niamey. 176 more words


Golden Eaglets Qualify For Chile U17 World Cup

The U-17 National Team, Golden Eaglets became the first African country to qualify for this year’s FIFA U-17 World Cup after a 3-1 defeat of Zambia in Niamey on Saturday. 175 more words