Featured stories about Niger
- Sahel: Islamic Fundamentalist Organisations Tighten Their Grip 22 February 2012
- Mali, Niger: Tuareg Voices Barely Heard Over the Sounds of War 26 November 2011
- Gaddafi's Lost Arsenal, a Threat to the Sahel Region 2 November 2011
- African Women Striving to be Heads of State 4 September 2011
Latest stories about Niger
4 December 2013
Sports - and especially football - can be an ideal vehicle to reinforce social cohesion in Nigerien communities scattered across the country's wide territory.
7 November 2013
“To be an orphan in Niger is..a situation very close to my heart” writes one of the newest bloggers from the Rising Voices grantee project Mapping for Niger.
16 October 2013
Bloggers around the world, including Global Voices contributors, are highlighting this year's #BAD13 topic: human rights.
13 June 2012
L. Abena Annan speaks with Kwami Ahiabenu,II from African Elections Project about the impact of new media technologies in coverage of elections in Africa. African Elections Project enhances the ability...
7 March 2012
Abdoulaye Bah interviews Mohamed Keita who runs the Africa desk of the Committee to Protect Journalists, an independent, nonprofit organization founded in 1981 to promote press freedom worldwide by defending...
6 February 2012
People unite around their national football teams in Africa more than anywhere else in the world. In the fervour surrounding the 2012 African Cup of Nations, there are two points...
25 January 2012
The Africa Cup of Nations began in Bata, Equatorial Guinea this Saturday, January 21, kicking off three weeks of fierce competition. The Cup is the most important international football competition...
11 January 2012
While the year 2012 is already well on its way, the translators of Global Voices in Dutch look back on 2011. Which posts stood out and what makes Global Voices...
26 December 2010
It appears that tragedy will bookend yet another year rich in remarkable events in the world of francophone citizen media. The month of January set the tone with the fallout...
2 October 2010
Hostage-taking by a militant Islamist group called Al-Qaeda in The Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) is on the rise in the Sahel region which spans across several countries in the north of...