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Libyan official blasts Niger's amnesty offer to Gadhafi son as a 'provocation' - CNN.com

Libyan official blasts Niger's amnesty offer to Gadhafi son as a 'provocation' - CNN.com | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
A top Libyan official slammed Niger's offer of amnesty to one of Moammar Gadhafi's sons, calling it a "challenge and provocation."...
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In Niger Delta, one rebel leader faces a choice: computer engineering or fighting

In Niger Delta, one rebel leader faces a choice: computer engineering or fighting | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
As leaders of Nigerian militias promise to restart their war against the government in the oil-rich Niger Delta region, one young commander weighs life as a rebel vs. life as a computer engineer.
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Full-scale food crisis threatens Niger and Mauritania

Full-scale food crisis threatens Niger and Mauritania | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
Both countries issue alerts after erratic rainfall, droughts and insect infestations hit this year's crops...
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Man of compromise takes power after military return Niger to civilian control

Man of compromise takes power after military return Niger to civilian control | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
Free and fair election puts Mahamadou Issoufou in charge after military's ousting of the increasingly autocratic Mamadou Tandja
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Move over Boko Haram, Nigeria's MEND rebels set to restart oil war in Niger Delta

Move over Boko Haram, Nigeria's MEND rebels set to restart oil war in Niger Delta | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
Leaders of Nigeria's MEND rebel group – and other militia commanders in the oil-rich Niger Delta – say they're ready to launch fresh attacks after two years of relative quiet following a 2009 amnesty.
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Niger faces local anger if it delivers Gaddafi son

Niger faces local anger if it delivers Gaddafi son | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
NIAMEY (Reuters) - Niger, the West African nation where Libya's fugitive Saif al-Islam Gaddafi may be headed, risks a backlash from nomad Tuaregs in its north if it follows through on its obligation to...
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Official: Gadhafi’s intelligence chief now in Niger, joining 30 already seeking refuge there

DAKAR, Senegal — Moammar Gadhafi’s intelligence chief, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court, has slipped into the desert nation of Niger and is hiding in the expanse of dunes at the Niger-Algeria border, a Niger presidential adviser...
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