24 July 2024
DOD is preparing to cut its presence in Niger nearly in half in the next few weeks, as troops move out of Niamey amid widespread protests, according to 2 DOD officials. Would be the 1st major movement of U.S. forces out of Niger since a July coup
US official sources: Reducing the drones' sorties from the American base in Niger since the coup
French government spokesman: There are discussions with officials in Niger to coordinate on the ground
Jitender Sachdeva, founder and Group President, Skipper Seil Group, announcing plans to invest $1.6B into Nigeria, in the power sector, over the next 2 years. Says he’s been doing business in Nigeria for 25 years, across healthcare, power and defence
10 month ago
Prime Minister of the putschist government in Niger: Talks are underway for the "quick" withdrawal of French forces
10 month ago
Niger reopens its airspace after a nearly month-long closure
Russian Deputy Defense Minister Evkurov returned to Syria after visits to Mali, Burkina-Faso, Central African Republic
JNIM AQIM claims the bombing of Timbuktu airport this Wednesday morning sanctuary of Wagner's mercenaries and soldiers of the traitor Goïta10 month ago
JNIM AQIM claims "the bombing of Timbuktu airport this Wednesday morning sanctuary of Wagner's mercenaries and soldiers of the traitor Goïta"
EU Foreign Minister: We are moving forward with sanctions against Niger
The President of Nigeria: We follow the developments in Gabon closely and we have deep concern about the political and social stability there
Mali: JNIM militants increase their pressure around Timbuktu. 26/08 Projection of 2 mortar shells causing 1 death and 3 injuries including 1 serious. 27/08 Burning of a truck transporting fuel. The militants block the road coming from Mauritania. Only small vehicles can pass as well as women and children. The impact is felt on the prices of fuel and basic foodstuffs (increase of 50 to 100%)
11 month ago
A source in the military council in Niger rejects France's threat and affirms commitment to protecting the French diplomatic mission
ECOWAS invites the Nigerien putschists to meet in a neutral place
11 month ago
Niger police push reinforcements in front of the French base in Niamey, as demonstrations continue to demand the departure of the French ambassador and French forces
11 month ago
The deadline of the military council in Niger has expired for the French ambassador to leave Niamey and return to his country
11 month ago
Niger Coup: A Ghanaian driver has been shot dead after armed men suspected jihadists attacked a convoy of trucks carrying foodstuff from Ghana to Niger at Dori on the border with Niger and Burkina Faso. The trucks were burnt
Russian Military delegation, headed by deputy minister Evkurov, is visiting Libya on the invitation of Haftar
11 month ago
The head of the ECOWAS delegation to Niger: No one wants war and we hope that the diplomatic track will succeed
11 month ago
The head of the ECOWAS delegation to Niger: the talks with the military junta were very fruitful
11 month ago
Egyptian Foreign Ministry: We stress the importance of dialogue to ensure a peaceful solution to the crisis in Niger
The Peace and Security Council of the African Union: We strongly reject any external interference by any party in the affairs of the African continent, including the participation of private military companies
Peace and Security Council of the African Union: We support ECOWAS' measures to restore order in Niger diplomatically
The African Peace and Security Council decides to immediately suspend Niger's participation in all activities of the Union
Algeria refuses French request to fly over its airspace for military operation in Niger
11 month ago
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Wagner-tied channels released a video of Prigozhin, purportedly from a country in Africa. The leader of the group says Wagner is actively hiring and "making Russia greater" in Africa
Niger: 08/20 ISGS militants attacked the villages of Doukou_Saraou, Doukou_Makani and Doukou_Koirategui southeast of Anzourou and stole details. The National Guard went there and fell into a terrorist ambush. 14 FDS fell and 4 injured.n Several militants neutralized.nThe FDS abandoned 4 vehicles on the road to Bonféba11 month ago
Niger: 08/20 ISGS militants attacked the villages of Doukou_Saraou, Doukou_Makani and Doukou_Koirategui southeast of Anzourou and stole details. The National Guard went there and fell into a terrorist ambush. 14 FDS fell and 4 injured.n Several militants neutralized.nThe FDS abandoned 4 vehicles on the road to Bonféba
11 month ago
German Foreign Minister: The coup in Niger affected the plans of our forces to withdraw from the Sahel region
11 month ago
Mali Prime Minister: ECOWAS military intervention in Niger will lead to the collapse of the group
US counterterrorism forces preparing for a possible pullout from Niger - looking for other basing options in the region nnBut top general cautions, “Right now, we're not going anywhere" adding a final decision is "weeks away"
11 month ago
ECOWAS official says the intervention force for Niger is "ready when the order is given"