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Lies unravel about US military raid in Niger

Lies unravel about US military raid in Niger The lies peddled by the United States political and military elite about the deaths of soldiers in West Africa are falling apart - as Socialist Worker predicted

Behind Trump's contempt for Myeshia Johnson lies a story of US imperialism

Behind Trumps contempt for Myeshia Johnson lies a story of US imperialism The death of US Sergeant La David Johnson in Niger has exposed the callousness of Donald Trump towards those he orders into battle.

Famine and crisis fuelled by the West

Famine and crisis fuelled by the West The world faces the largest humanitarian crisis since the end of the Second World War.

Rebels stage prison breakout in Niger

At least 22 people, including several Islamist militants, escaped from prison in Niger’s capital Niamey last weekend. 

Blood and Oil

The Niger Delta in Nigeria is a battleground.

Gordon Brown increases tension in Nigeria’s Niger Delta

Gordon Brown has caused controversy by saying that the British government will help Nigeria in West Africa to "tackle lawlessness" in the oil producing Niger Delta region.

G8 does nothing as Malawi famine unfolds

15 October 2005
Before the recent famine in Niger there was a long period when there were increasingly strong appeals for aid, but nothing happened. We have now reached that time in Malawi — and people have already begun to die.

An activist in Niger analyses the crisis

20 August 2005
Famine has gripped all regions of Niger. There are nearly four million people on the edge of starvation across the country.

Warmer tropical oceans fuel the risk of drought in Africa

13 August 2005
A paper in Science magazine in November 2003 showed that rainfall in the Niger region is driven by temperatures in the nearby south Atlantic and Indian oceans.

How the G8 helped bring famine to Niger

13 August 2005
The current food crisis in Niger is the clearest indictment of the "deal for Africa" agreed by the G8 last month. The deal continues to push the very neo-liberal reforms that are responsible for the unfolding disaster.

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