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Radisson Hotel's new opened Niamey hotel achieves Safehotels executive certification

The Safehotels certificate allows Radisson Hotel Group to add external validation to their safety and security programme and to create additional value for the guests, staff and owners...

13 Sep 2019

#DesignIndaba2019: Designing with dignity

Bizcommunity.Africa interviews Niger architect Mariam Kamara on how architects have an important role to play in designing "thinking spaces"...

By Louise Marsland 2 Mar 2019

Niger to deploy DTT officially in December

Digital terrestrial television (DTT) is already operational in Niger, and will be officially launched end-December with a free distribution of decoders...

7 Nov 2018

CPJ calls on Niger to stop persecuting journalist Baba Alpha

Authorities in Niger should reverse the expulsion of journalist Baba Alpha and ensure his safety, the Committee to Protect Journalists said...

10 Apr 2018

Niger radio, TV channels in protest over tax audit

Privately-run newspapers and radio and TV channels in Niger protested last week over a tax audit that they said sought to "stifle" the country's independent media...

12 Feb 2018

As desert encroaches, Niger turns to natural gas

Threatened by the advance of a desert that already covers two-thirds of Niger, the poor Sahel nation hopes to halt rapid deforestation by promoting natural gas...

30 Jul 2015

First start-up incubator opens in Niger

Orange Niger and its local partners* have helped to set-up CIPMEN, a small- and medium-sized business (SME) incubator designed to encourage the creation of new and innovative companies in the country.

30 May 2014

Niger cuts third of mobile connections

Niger has deactivated a third of its mobile phone connections to curb anonymous phone calls used for criminal activity, the country's telecoms regulator has announced.

2 Dec 2013

Flous to reduce cost of transferring money

Etisalat Group has announced the expansion of its mobile phone-based commerce service, Flous, through its subsidiary Etisalat Moov in Niger.

7 Oct 2013

Airtel named 'Most Socially Responsible Company' in Niger

Bharti Airtel, a telecommunications services provider with operations Africa, has been named the Most Socially Responsible Company in Niger at the 3rd Edition of the National Excellence Awards Ceremony.

2 Apr 2013

Niger's president endorses Table Mountain Declaration

NIAMEY, NIGER: The president of Niger, Mahamadou Issoufou, has become the first African head of state to endorse the Declaration of Table Mountain, which calls for repeal of criminal defamation and 'insult' laws and for putting press freedom higher on the agenda in Africa.

1 Dec 2011

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