Niger

Attackers kill 16 in Niger military camp attack

Unidentified attackers carried out car bomb attack and stole dozens of vehicles in Inates town near border with Mali.

Niger: Attackers kill 16 soldiers in Inates military camp attack

Niger

ISIL claims attack on Niger soldiers as death toll rises to 28

Ambush on troops took place on Tuesday near Tongo Tongo, close to the Niger-Mali border in the restive Sahel region.

ISIL claims attack on Niger soldiers as death toll rises to 28

Africa

Boko Haram violence: Making ends meet in Niger's Diffa region

Lake Chad communities are struggling to survive after increased Boko Haram attacks in Niger.

Africa

Niger: Dozens dead after fuel tanker truck detonates

At least 55 people killed and 36 others injured while collecting petrol from an overturned tanker in Niamey.

Oil tanker explosion kills dozens in Niger

Africa

Boko Haram attacks the most vulnerable in Niger

Recent attacks are focusing on refugees and IDPs in southeast Nigeria, people who were already forced from their homes by the fighting.

Boko Haram attacks the most vulnerable in Niger

Africa

Boko Haram threatens civilians' lives in Niger

Boko Haram and its affiliated groups have been waging war against the Nigerian government since 2009.

Boko Haram threatens civilians' lives in Niger

UpFront

Is the US military doing a 'fantastic job' in Africa?

We reveal how 10 years of US strategy on the continent have failed to make its countries safer.

Is the US military doing a 'fantastic job' in Africa?

Africa

Niger refugees: Hundreds hope for a new life in Europe

The plight of African refugees stuck in northern Niger hoping for a better life in Europe.

Africa

Migrants flee to Niger as fighting worsens in Libya

Officials and aid workers in Niger are bracing for a possible influx of refugees fleeing the fighting in Libya.

Niger

10 civilians killed in suspected Boko Haram attack in Niger town

Mayor says several people also wounded after two female suicide bombers detonate explosives and gunmen attack civilians.

10 civilians killed in suspected Boko Haram attack in Niger town

Chad

Over 20 Chadian soldiers 'killed in Boko Haram raid'

Security sources say the assailants crossed over from neighbouring Niger before launching the overnight attack.

Over 20 Chadian soldiers 'killed in Boko Haram raid'

Niger

From aiding undocumented migration to selling peanuts

Thousands in Niger were employed as middlemen until the government, aided by the EU, targeted undocumented migration.

After crackdown, what do people employed in migration market do?

People & Power

Niger: Europe Migration

Investigating the programme that has helped turn one of the world's poorest nations into Europe's southern border.

Niger

'Bandits' kill 10 troops along Niger-Nigeria border

The two countries had launched a joint operation against criminal gangs in Niger's Maradi region over the weekend.

'Bandits' kill 10 troops along Niger-Nigeria border

Algeria

'Your skin colour was a crime': African migrants in Algeria

Sub-Saharan migrants tell stories of horror, activists note that forced deportation from Algeria is an ongoing trend.

'Your skin colour was a crime': African migrants in Algeria