Energy Firm Renews Resolve to Eliminate Malaria

[CAJ News] Lagos -EXXON Mobil, the international oil and gas company, has renewed its support for local and global organisations working to end malaria around the world. The company works with partners across Angola, Cameroon, Chad, Equatorial Guinea, …

[CAJ News] Lagos -EXXON Mobil, the international oil and gas company, has renewed its support for local and global organisations working to end malaria around the world. The company works with partners across Angola, Cameroon, Chad, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea and Tanzania to raise awareness and advocate for solutions to fight the disease. Planned activities and public events include voluntary testing and counseling sessions, mosquito net distribution, community clean-up campaigns, school engagements, and p

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Defense Minister Meets Nigerian Counterpart

[SNA] Khartoum -Defense Minister, General, Awad Mohammed Ahmed Ibn-Auf received, Monday, at his office, the Nigerian Defense Minister, General, Mansour Mohammed Dan and reviewed with him the defense and security coordination and cooperation between the…

[SNA] Khartoum -Defense Minister, General, Awad Mohammed Ahmed Ibn-Auf received, Monday, at his office, the Nigerian Defense Minister, General, Mansour Mohammed Dan and reviewed with him the defense and security coordination and cooperation between the two countries.

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Victory for Students After Protests

[Deutsche Welle] Students have succeeded in their quest for education reform in Niger’s universities. After a student was killed in ongoing protests, the government replaced its education minister and initiated dialogue with students.

[Deutsche Welle] Students have succeeded in their quest for education reform in Niger's universities. After a student was killed in ongoing protests, the government replaced its education minister and initiated dialogue with students.

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Opposition Leader in Court Probe Over Baby Trafficking

[Deutsche Welle] Niger’s opposition leader Hama Amadou, who was forced to run his campaign for the presidency from a prison cell, is being investigated for baby trafficking. Some suspect political intrigue.

[Deutsche Welle] Niger's opposition leader Hama Amadou, who was forced to run his campaign for the presidency from a prison cell, is being investigated for baby trafficking. Some suspect political intrigue.

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Niger Politician Jailed Over Baby-Trafficking

[Deutsche Welle] Hama Amadou, an opposition leader in the Sahel state of Niger has been sentenced to a year in prison on a charge of baby-smuggling. Amadou’s defense lawyers have claimed that the ruling is politically motivated.

[Deutsche Welle] Hama Amadou, an opposition leader in the Sahel state of Niger has been sentenced to a year in prison on a charge of baby-smuggling. Amadou's defense lawyers have claimed that the ruling is politically motivated.

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Opposition Leader Sentenced to Jail in Absentia for Baby Smuggling

[VOA] An appeals court in Niger has found an exiled opposition leader guilty of baby smuggling and sentenced him to one year in prison. Hama Amadou, who was the main challenger to President Mahamadou Issoufou in last year’s presidential election, has b…

[VOA] An appeals court in Niger has found an exiled opposition leader guilty of baby smuggling and sentenced him to one year in prison. Hama Amadou, who was the main challenger to President Mahamadou Issoufou in last year's presidential election, has been living in France and was tried in absentia.

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Eritrea to Ethiopia, Mosul Worsens, and Boko Haram Bombs – the Cheat Sheat

[IRIN] Geneva -Every week, IRIN’s team of editors takes a look at what lies ahead on our humanitarian agenda and curates a selection of some of the best reports, opinion, and journalism you may have missed:

[IRIN] Geneva -Every week, IRIN's team of editors takes a look at what lies ahead on our humanitarian agenda and curates a selection of some of the best reports, opinion, and journalism you may have missed:

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Jails Reduced to Breeding Ground for Terrorists

[CAJ News] Lagos -NIGERIA’S overcrowded prisons have been cited as a fertile ground for recruiting Boko Haram terrorists and other extremists carrying out deadly attacks in the West African country. The problem is most rife at the Kirikiri medium secur…

[CAJ News] Lagos -NIGERIA'S overcrowded prisons have been cited as a fertile ground for recruiting Boko Haram terrorists and other extremists carrying out deadly attacks in the West African country. The problem is most rife at the Kirikiri medium security prison in the commercial capital of Lagos where more than 3 500 inmates, including 208 females are held. The female prison currently has about 11 babies and 6 pregnant women. The facility is meant to hold 1 700 inmates. Of major concern is that a majority of these are awai

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