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Search and Rescue (SAR) Helicopter Hard Landing

United States Embassy Niamey   COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE Search and Rescue (SAR) Helicopter Hard Landing A U.S. civilian-owned, civilian-operated helicopter was forced to make an emergency landing on the outskirts of Niamey, Niger on May 12, 2015.  The Sikorsky S-61 helicopter suffered damage during the hard landing in a dry riverbed south of the Niger ...
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US Embassy Marks World Press Freedom Day

The U.S. Embassy’s Public Affairs Section (PAS) invited Paris-based Speaker Elizabeth Bryant to conduct a three-day workshop for local journalists/editors at the American Cultural Center in Niamey. The theme was “Press Freedom and Ethical Challenges for Journalism in Niger: Media Coverage during the Elections Period.” PAS took this opportunity to focus on this topic to ...
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On-Going Meningococcal Meningitis Outbreak in Niger

U.S. Embassy Niamey, Niger Security Message for U.S. Citizens Meningitis Outbreak  April 23, 2015 The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that schools in Niamey are closed because of an on-going meningococcal meningitis outbreak in Niger, concentrated in the areas of Niamey and Dosso.  Since January, Niger has reported more than 1034 cases and at least ...
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The US Embassy Welcomes the 2015 YALI Fellows

Last week, Ambassador Reddick officially welcomed the 2015 Mandela Washington YALI Fellows into Niger’s growing cohort of YALI alumni at a reception held in their honor at the residence of the embassy’s Public Affairs Officer Marissa Scott. It was a fun evening and an occasion for the 2014  Fellows to share words of wisdom with ...
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