Niamey - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Niamey


Troops killed in attack on U.S.-Niger patrol

Oct 05, 2017 - 1:20 PM

The attack marks the first US combat casualties in Niger, where Washington provides training and security assistance

Niger battles deadly meningitis epidemic

Apr 25, 2015 - 10:01 AM

The government has ordered all schools closed until next week in an effort to limit the spread of the deadly disease

OUTBREAK. A meningitis outbreak in Niger has already killed 129 people out of 1,150 cases. Screenshot from Al Jazeera

Deadly anti-Charlie Hebdo riots as France defends free speech

Jan 18, 2015 - 8:25 AM

Anger mounts in several Muslim countries over the Charlie Hebdo cartoons as France and other European countries condemn the violence and defend free speech

HOLLANDE. France's President Francois Hollande gestures as he delivers a speech to foreign ambassadors during a ceremony to extend New Year wishes at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, 16 January 2015. Jacques Brinon/EPA