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Regarding American Drones in Agadez

United States Embassy Niamey September 3, 2014 COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE Regarding American Drones in Agadez Niger is a strong and reliable counterterrorism partner.  Its central Sahel location means Niger’s stability affects its neighbors in the region including the Maghreb, Nigeria, Chad and Mali. At the request of, and in close coordination with, the Government of ...
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Grants Signing Ceremony between the US Embassy and 15 NGOs

On Wednesday, the U.S. Embassy’s Political Section held a grants signing ceremony at the American Cultural Center. 15 Non-governmental organizations (14 local and one international ) received from the embassy close to 400 billion CFA (800,000 US $) in project funds to help in the fight against poverty and support the vulnerable populations in Niger. ...
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Mandela Washington Fellows Press Conference

The US Embassy in Niamey hosted the returning Mandela Washington YALI Fellows for a press conference yesterday at the American Cultural Center. Representatives from various media outlets had the opportunity to ask the young African leaders questions about their experience while on the Fellowship program in the U.S. and about what they hope to do ...
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USAID celebrates the historic progress in the global fight against Neglected Tropical Diseases

USAID celebrates the historic progress in the global fight against Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs).     One Billion Treatments Delivered to 465 million among the World’s Poorest.   Niamey August 13, 2014 – The United States Government, acting through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), announced that its program to fight against neglected tropical diseases ...
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YALI Presidential Town Hall Viewing Party

On 30 July, the Embassy organized a viewing party for  President Obama’s town hall meeting with the 500 Mandela Washington YALI Fellows, including six Nigeriens. Participants watched a French version of the town hall. A highlight of this event, which was held at the American Cultural Center, was a short video filmed on the day ...
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