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Niger ex-slave wins landmark case

Monday, October 27th 2008, 16:43

A West African court finds Niger guilty of failing to protect a woman from slavery in a landmark case.
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Charity denies hunger 'forgery'

Wednesday, October 22nd 2008, 9:50

Medical charity MSF denies claims that it exaggerated the number of malnourished children in Niger.
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Shell to appeal Nigerian eviction

Wednesday, October 15th 2008, 15:24
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Oil giant Shell is to appeal a court order evicting it from a key Nigerian site in the Niger Delta region.
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Mass arrest of Nigerian militants

Thursday, September 25th 2008, 9:33
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigerian police arrest more than 200 suspected militants in the oil-rich Niger Delta.
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Nigerian militants halt 'oil war'

Sunday, September 21st 2008, 14:28
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigeria's main militant group declares a ceasefire, following a week of attacks on oil installations in the Niger Delta.
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Pipe hit claim in Delta 'oil war'

Saturday, September 20th 2008, 10:00
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigeria's main militant group says it has blown up a major Shell pipeline in the oil-rich Niger Delta - its sixth attack in a week.
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Oil station 'blown up' in Nigeria

Monday, September 15th 2008, 8:39
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Militants in Nigeria's oil-rich Niger Delta say they have blown up a major oil installation.
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Nigeria militants warn of oil war

Sunday, September 14th 2008, 14:52
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Militants in Nigeria's Niger Delta declare war on the government after clashes at oil facilities.
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Niger cabinet passes smoking ban

Friday, September 12th 2008, 12:03

Niger's government issues a decree enforcing a ban on smoking in public places.
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Doubts over Niger Delta ministry

Thursday, September 11th 2008, 10:48
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigeria creates a ministry for the Niger Delta but activists are not convinced it will mean peace.
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Explosion at Niger arms handover

Monday, August 25th 2008, 9:52

Landmines set off by accident kill one at a Tuareg rebel arms handover in Niger.
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Niger Tuaregs 'to lay down arms'

Tuesday, August 19th 2008, 1:45
related countries: Libya Libya

Tuareg rebels fighting the Niger government say they will lay down their arms.
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Outcry over China-Niger oil deal

Wednesday, July 30th 2008, 23:42
related countries: China China

Unions and civil rights groups in Niger call for an inquiry into a recent multi-billion dollar oil deal between China and Niger.
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Seized Nigeria oil workers freed

Saturday, July 26th 2008, 20:56
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Eight foreign oil workers are freed in Nigeria, hours after being kidnapped in a raid by militants in the Niger Delta.
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Niger suspends 'rebel' aid group

Thursday, July 24th 2008, 22:52
related countries: France France

Niger orders medical charity MSF to stop work because of suspected rebel links.
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Nigerian activists reject UK plan

Thursday, July 17th 2008, 14:02
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Activists in the Niger Delta reject a UK plan to provide military training to deal with "blood oil".
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Thousands flee Nigerian militants

Wednesday, July 16th 2008, 16:11
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria
related places: Bonny

Thousands of people have fled the Niger Delta town of Bonny after militants threaten to "behead" residents.
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Niger signs power deal with China

Monday, July 7th 2008, 12:24
related countries: China China

China agrees to send electrical power units to help improve Niger's power supplies.
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At least 17 dead in Niger clashes

Friday, June 27th 2008, 22:54

Clashes between the Niger army and members of a Tuareg-led rebel group leave at least 17 people dead, reports say.
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