Statement on Presidential Elections in Niger

  Mark C. Toner Department of State Deputy Spokesperson Washington, DC March 24, 2016 Press Statement on Presidential Elections in Niger The United States welcomes the peaceful conduct of the March 20 presidential run-off election in Niger. We are disappointed that differences among some of the parties concerning the conduct of the election were not ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy Capacity-Building Workshop Prepares Radio Journalists for Elections

From January 25-27 the U.S. Embassy hosted a three-day capacity-building workshop for Nigerien radio journalists reporting in local languages.  The workshop, which was organized in conjunction with the State Department’s Africa Regional Service (ARS) and Nigerien umbrella organization La Maison de la Presse focused on reporting skills and the upcoming elections.  The course was led ... Read More»
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