Nigerien Forces Seize Three Tons of Marijuana From Armed Smugglers

Nigerien Forces Seize Three Tons of Marijuana From Armed Smugglers

Nigerien forces have intercepted a large shipment of around three tons of marijuana, according to the nation’s defense ministry late on Monday. According to the report, the marijuana shipment was being transported across the West African nation by a small group of heavily armed smugglers in the northern Nigerien mountains. The capture took place on […]

Meningitis Breakout Kills 75 People in Niger

Meningitis Breakout Kills 75 People in Niger

A meningitis breakout that began in January in Niger has killed 75 people as of now, according to the country’s health minister Mano Aghali in a statement released on Thursday. The minister said the total number of meningitis cases in Niger has risen to 697. Over half of the deaths from the disease have occurred in […]

Chadian Forces Bomb Boko Haram in Nigeria

Chadian Forces Bomb Boko Haram in Nigeria

A group of two Chadian helicopters bombed a Boko Haram outpost in northwest Nigeria on Sunday, killing dozens of militants, according to a military official from the Niger army. Chadian and Nigerien forces launched a joint operation, with Cameroon and Nigeria, on March 2 to rid the Borno state of Boko Haram insurgents who have […]