Featured stories about Niger
Stories about Niger
14 January 2017
11 January 2017
Jean-Marie Servant, a specialist in reconstructive plastic surgery, a celebrated humanitarian, and a “giant among men,” has died. On social media, his friends are remembering his compassion and genius.
13 March 2016
Le premier tour des élections générales nigériennes de 2016 s'est déroulé le dimanche 21 février 2016. Le second tour aura lieu le 20 mars, afin d'élire le président et les...
17 December 2015
The project faces limited logistical, financial, and human resources as well as a general ignorance of Open Data, making each activity realized a feat of volunteer passion and activism.
18 March 2015
Niger is at war with Boko Haram. Let's not forget, though, that Niger is also home to many projects and is a land full of natural beauty and poetry.
4 October 2014
16 August 2014
19 December 2013
Positive stories from Niger are a few and far between these days, thanks to economic hardship combined with threats of terrorism. Three projects are trying to change that.
12 December 2013
"Mandela was about politics and he was about race and he was about freedom and he was even about force, and he did what he felt he had to do"
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.
22 November 2013
19 November 2013
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.