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English Language Club Cultural Evening

On June 21st the English Language Club of Niamey (ELCN) celebrated its 24th anniversary with a cultural evening held at the U.S. Embassy’s American Cultural Center in Niamey. The Chargé d’ Affaires Richard Bell and Public Affairs Officer Marissa Scott attended this special occasion and delivered remarks to more than 100 members and guests.  The ...
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Remarks by Secretary of State John Kerry on “Commitment to Africa” Policy Speech

Remarks by Secretary of State John Kerry For Immediate Release May 3, 2014  Remarks Secretary of State John Kerry “Commitment to Africa” Policy Speech  May 3, 2014 Gullele Botanic Park Addis Ababa, Ethiopia   SECRETARY KERRY:  Hallelujah, thank you very much for a spectacular introduction.  Thank you for even getting out of the city and ...
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USAID Launches Regional Family Planning Project

USAID LAUNCHES REGIONAL FAMILY PLANNING PROJECT: AGIR POUR LA PLANIFICATION FAMILIALE January 21, 2014, Niamey, Niger: The United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), has launched Agir pour la Planification Familiale (AgirPF), a five-year regional family planning project to be implemented in five countries: Niger, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Mauritania, and ...
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New Visa requirement for U.S. Citizens traveling to Côte d’Ivoire

The Government of Côte d’Ivoire has advised the U.S. Embassy in Abidjan that effective February 15, 2009, American passport holders will be required to obtain an Ivorian visa for entry into Côte d’Ivoire.  The U.S. Embassy expects to receive soon detailed information about the new visa procedures that will be published and distributed.  Until then, ...
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Entry & Exit Requirements to Niger

A passport, visa, and proof of yellow fever inoculation are required. Travelers from the United States must obtain a visa before arriving in Niger. The Government of Niger issued a notice that persons who fail to obtain a visa before arrival in Niger will be denied entry to Niger. Travelers should obtain the latest information ...
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