Humanitarian Response Plans and a New UN Office in Niger

by Michelle Nelson von Euw Humanitarian aid organizations and the government of Niger are scrambling to design more targeted relief plans to respond to the recent upsurge in violence at the hands of armed groups in Niger. Violence in areas that border Burkina Faso, Mali, and Nigeria has created yet another challenge for already vulnerable… Read more »

Facts About the Capital of Niger

By Catherine Cheng Niamey is the capital of Niger. Located next to the Niger River, it is Niger’s largest city. As of 2019, its population is estimated to be 1,251,511. Source: CIA – CIA World Factbook How to Pronounce Niger and Niamey The pronunciation of Niger can be traced back to its colonial roots. Niger was… Read more »