News & Events

U.S. Embassy Hosts Launch of NigerPharma App (March 25, 2015)

On March 25, the U.S. Embassy’s Public Affairs Section hosted the official launch of NigerPharma App at the American Cultural Center. The application, designed by Nigerien engineer/entrepreneur Ibrahim Seini Djermakoye, works on android mobile phones. It makes it easier on people to find a pharmacy that is open and has the medicine they need, especially ...
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IRC Book Holds Discussion on “The Color Purple” (March 24, 2015)

On March 24, the U.S. Embassy’s Information Resource Center (IRC) held a discussion in commemoration of Women’s History Month about the female characters in The Color Purple,written by American author Alice Walker.  The book depicts the life and challenges of women in the United States and discusses themes related to their empowerment.  The Public Affairs ...
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Prime Minister Visits USAID Garden Project Site (March 15, 2015)

Prime Minister Brigi Rafini visited a USAID-sponsored “oasis garden” in the Filingue Department in southwestern Niger on 15 March. Managed by the Al Barkat Women’s Group in Iguefan Village, this 1.2-hectare oasis garden is designed to help the community meet nutritional needs while adapting to climate change. With the help of a solar-powered irrigation system, ...
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Nigerien Girls “Get Into Rugby”

On March 8, Ambassador Eunice Reddick attended the “Get into Rugby” event organized by the Nigerien Rugby Federation and 2014 YALI Alumnus Alio Karim Ali in honor of International Women’s Day.  150 girls from Niamey and surrounding cities were invited to spend the morning at the National Stadium learning about the sport from members of ...
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