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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Niamey, Niger – Caution Reminder

Location:  Country-wide, Niger and particularly in border regions. Event: Following the recent abduction of a foreign national near the Burkina Faso border, the U.S. Department of State continues to warn U.S. citizens about the risks of kidnapping and terrorism in Niger and to take necessary precautions. Please see our Travel Advisory for more information. Actions to Take: Review ...
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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Niamey, Niger (20 August, 2018)

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Niamey, Niger (20 August, 2018)   Location:  Country-wide, Niger Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Niger will be closed on Wednesday, August 22 and Thursday, August 23 in observance of the Tabaski holiday (Eid al-Adha).  The U.S. Embassy will reopen on Friday, August 24. Please exercise caution and be aware ...
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Millennium Challenge Corporation Official Visits Niger to Celebrate Launch of $437 Million Compact

Millennium Challenge Corporation Official Visits Niger to Celebrate Launch of $437 Million Compact NIAMEY, August 7, 2018 – The U.S. Government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Vice President and General Counsel Jeanne Hauch visited Niger this week to celebrate the launch of the five-year, $437 million Millennium Challenge Compact designed to reduce poverty, promote economic growth ...
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U.S. Government and Government of Niger Launch New Strategy to Improve Food Security and Nutrition and Sign Declaration of Partnership

Press Release U.S. Government and Government of Niger Launch New Strategy to Improve Food Security and Nutrition and Sign Declaration of Partnership  August 7, 2018 NIAMEY–Today, the U.S. Government launches a five-year food security strategy to boost resilience, strengthen agricultural growth, and improve nutrition in Niger, in partnership with the Government of Niger. The strategy ...
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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Niamey, Niger (13 June 2018)

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Niamey, Niger (13 June 2018)   Location:  Niger Event:  During Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr security measures in Niger remain heightened due to ongoing and persistent threats posed by extremist groups.  U.S. citizens should expect additional police and military checkpoints and increased security throughout the country. Actions to Take: Review ...
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