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  1. Eight Niger Water Drillers Killed In Boko Haram Attack

    26 Nov 2018- 08:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Niamey, Niger Armed men, reportedly members of jihadist insurgent group Noko Haram, killed eight people November 21 in an attack on French drilling company Foraco's deep water well site in southeastern Ni ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/26/2018 - 08:49

  2. Nigeria Prez Calls For Lake Chad Recharge To Stem Emigration

    29 Oct 2018- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ABUJA, Nigeria Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has called for greater investment from Europe and America to achieve recharge in Lake Chad. Climate change has caused the lake, which serves several millions ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/29/2018 - 10:17

  3. Niger Pays Compensation To Children Poisoned By Flouride

    23 Oct 2018- 08:16 by Local Press Report NIAMEY African News Network Niger is to pay out at least $3.5 million in compensation to hundreds of children of the central town of Tibiri who suffered deformities after drinking water with high fluoride content.  ...

    Local Press Report - 10/23/2018 - 08:16

  4. Cholera Hits Strife-torn Northeast Of Nigeria

    26 Sep 2018- 09:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Abuja, Nigeria A recent cholera outbreak in the northeast of Nigeria has killed nearly 100 people in recent weeks, and recorded cases in the states of Yobe and Borno has exceeded 3,000 as the region continues ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/26/2018 - 09:27

  5. Wetlands Degradation in The Sahel Linked to Human Migration, Conflict

    22 May 2017- 11:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDE, Netherlands A report published this week presents the case for improving the condition of the wetlands of Africa’s Sahel as part of a strategy to address human migration and its links to the degradation o ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/02/2018 - 11:31

  6. Restore Drylands to Combat Drought, Desertification, Land Degradation: FAO

    26 Jul 2016- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy The world’s drylands must be restored in order to cope with the effects of drought, desertification and land degradation, according to a study released last week by the United Nations’ Food and Agr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/26/2016 - 10:05

  7. Drought, Conflicts Leave More Countries in Need of Food Aid: FAO

    3 Jun 2016- 11:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy El Niño-induced droughts and conflict have raised the number of countries in need of external food assistance to 37 as of June 1st, according to the latest edition of the Crop Prospects and Food Sit ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2016 - 23:54

  8. South Asia Most at Risk of Natural Disasters, While Sub-Saharan Africa Is Most Vulnerable: Report

    30 Mar 2016- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BATH, United Kingdom Countries in Asia are at highest risk from natural disasters such as floods, severe storms and earthquakes, but countries in Sub-Saharan Africa are most vulnerable to the effects of such d ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/30/2016 - 10:47

  9. Drought, Floods, Conflict Leave 34 Countries in Need of Food Assistance: FAO

    10 Mar 2016- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy Drought, floods and civil conflicts have left 34 countries-- 27 of them in Africa and the rest in Asia-- in need of food assistance, according to a new report from the United Nations Food and Agric ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/10/2016 - 10:46

  10. UNICEF Seeks $2.8 Billion to Reach 43 Million Children

    28 Jan 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) this week issued an appeal for $2.8 billion USD to reach 43 million children around the world. The largest portion of the appeal-- $1.16 billion ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/28/2016 - 10:15

  11. UNHCR, Partners Seek $500 Million for Nigeria, Central African Republic Relief Efforts

    27 Jan 2016- 10:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon The UN refugee agency and its partners this week appealed to donor nations for more than $500 million USD to assist hundreds of thousands of people fleeing conflicts in Nigeria and the Centra ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2016 - 23:48

  12. UNHCR Issues Appeal to Aid 100,000 People Fleeing Boko Haram in Niger

    21 Jan 2016- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations refugee agency, UNHCR, this week appealed to donors for additional support to provide assistance to 100,000 people who fled Niger’s Diffa region following attacks by Nige ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/21/2016 - 10:03

  13. World’s Groundwater Depleting at an Alarming Rate: Studies

    18 Jun 2015- 10:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRVINE, CA, United States Global groundwater supplies are being depleted at an alarming rate, with more than half of the world’s largest aquifers past their “sustainability tipping points,” according to two ne ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/18/2015 - 10:53

  14. Cameroonian President Appeals to International Community to Help Save Lake Chad

    9 Jan 2015- 10:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon Cameroonian President Paul Biya has called on the international community help prevent Lake Chad from disappearing. Addressing the diplomatic community on January 8th, Biya warned that “Lake C ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/09/2015 - 10:44

  15. Niger Gets $190 Million for Dam Project

    24 Nov 2014- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NIAMEY, Niger Niger has secured $190.39 million USD to fund construction of a 130-mwgawatt earth dyke hydropower dam on the Niger River. The country’s Planning Minister, Amadou Boubacar Cisse, said last week t ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/24/2014 - 10:41

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