· August, 2005

Stories about Niger from August, 2005

Sudan: Is Darfur old news now?

  21 August 2005

Eugene at the Coalition for Darfur cites an opinion piece in the Freelance Star which wonders if international attention is shifting from the crisis in the troubled Sudanese region to the famine in Niger. Can the world pay attention to more than one big African story at a time? the...

Niger: Tanja fiddles while Niger burns

12 August 2005

President Tanja Mamadou of Niger has denied that there's a famine in his country, stating instead that it's only a “food emergency”, reports Black Star Journal.