Nigeria kidnappings: Officials ‘negotiating release of students’

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Nigeria kidnappings: Officials ‘negotiating release of students’” – below is their description. Government officials in northern Nigeria say they are negotiating with kidnappers to release more than 140 students abducted on Sunday. The gunmen have threatened to start killing their captives unless their ransom demand is met. … Read more Nigeria kidnappings: Officials ‘negotiating release of students’

Uganda minister injured, daughter and driver killed in gun attack – Eye on Africa

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Uganda minister injured, daughter and driver killed in gun attack – Eye on Africa” – below is their description. In this edition, anxious parents await news of their loved ones after the latest mass kidnapping at a school in the north of Nigeria – some 200 children … Read more Uganda minister injured, daughter and driver killed in gun attack – Eye on Africa

More than 150 feared drowned in boat accident in northwest Nigeria

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “More than 150 feared drowned in boat accident in northwest Nigeria” – below is their description. More than 150 people were missing and feared drowned in northwest #Nigeria on Wednesday after an overloaded #boat ferrying passengers to a market #sank in the Niger River, local officials said. … Read more More than 150 feared drowned in boat accident in northwest Nigeria

More than 150 feared drowned in Nigeria boat accident | DW News

DW News published this video item, entitled “More than 150 feared drowned in Nigeria boat accident | DW News” – below is their description. A boat carrying at least 160 people capsized Wednesday in the Niger River in northwestern Nigeria. The boat was meant to carry no more than 80 passengers. The incident occurred near … Read more More than 150 feared drowned in Nigeria boat accident | DW News

Over 150 missing after boat capsizes in NW Nigeria

CGTN published this video item, entitled “Over 150 missing after boat capsizes in NW Nigeria” – below is their description. For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video More than 150 people were missing and feared drowned in northwest Nigeria on Wednesday after an overloaded boat ferrying passengers to a market sank in the Niger River, local officials said. Around … Read more Over 150 missing after boat capsizes in NW Nigeria

Occupied Palestinian Territory, Myanmar, Syria & other topics – Daily Briefing (19 May 2021)

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Occupied Palestinian Territory, Myanmar, Syria & other topics – Daily Briefing (19 May 2021)” – below is their description. Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Security Council – Occupied Palestinian Territory – Mali – Niger – Central African Republic – Syria – Lebanon … Read more Occupied Palestinian Territory, Myanmar, Syria & other topics – Daily Briefing (19 May 2021)

Ethiopia, India, Pakistan, Food Crises/Report & other topics – Daily Briefing (05 May 2021)

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Ethiopia, India, Pakistan, Food Crises/Report & other topics – Daily Briefing (05 May 2021)” – below is their description. Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Multilateralism – Ethiopia – Niger – Central African Republic – Mali – Yemen – Myanmar – Covid-19/Pakistan – … Read more Ethiopia, India, Pakistan, Food Crises/Report & other topics – Daily Briefing (05 May 2021)

Dozens killed in suspected jihadist attack in eastern Burkina Faso

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Dozens killed in suspected jihadist attack in eastern Burkina Faso” – below is their description. At least 30 people were killed by gunmen in eastern Burkina Faso Monday, according to the government. The attack occurred in Kodyel village in the Komandjari province near the border with Niger, … Read more Dozens killed in suspected jihadist attack in eastern Burkina Faso

Press Freedom in Africa in a year hit by government restrictions – Eye on Africa

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Press Freedom in Africa in a year hit by government restrictions – Eye on Africa” – below is their description. In tonight’s edition: One of the worst attacks on civilians in Burkina Faso’s history, local security forces say 30 people are dead after suspected jihadists storm a village … Read more Press Freedom in Africa in a year hit by government restrictions – Eye on Africa

Niger: ‘Total mourning’ as 20 pre-school children perish in fire

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Niger: ‘Total mourning’ as 20 pre-school children perish in fire” – below is their description. People in Niger are mourning 20 pre-school children – aged between three and five – trapped in the flames of a horrific fire at a school on the outskirts of the country’s … Read more Niger: ‘Total mourning’ as 20 pre-school children perish in fire

Niger school fire: PM promises to punish perpetrators if deadly blaze set deliberately

Global News published this video item, entitled “Niger school fire: PM promises to punish perpetrators if deadly blaze set deliberately” – below is their description. Warning: This video contains disturbing content. Discretion is advised. Niger Prime Minister Ouhoumoudou Mahamadou, after surveying a school fire that left at least 20 preschool children dead, said on Wednesday … Read more Niger school fire: PM promises to punish perpetrators if deadly blaze set deliberately

Nearly half of women, girls ‘do not own their bodies’, UN says

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Nearly half of women, girls ‘do not own their bodies’, UN says” – below is their description. Nearly half the women and adolescent girls in developing countries are denied the right to decide whether or not to have sex with their partners, use contraception, or seek healthcare, … Read more Nearly half of women, girls ‘do not own their bodies’, UN says

Death of the Duke of Edinburgh & other topics – Daily Briefing (9 April 2021)

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Death of the Duke of Edinburgh & other topics – Daily Briefing (9 April 2021)” – below is their description. Noon briefing by Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh – Benin – Financing For Development – Myanmar – Sudan – … Read more Death of the Duke of Edinburgh & other topics – Daily Briefing (9 April 2021)

One of the most polluted places on Earth – Ogoniland, Nigeria | DW News

DW News published this video item, entitled “One of the most polluted places on Earth – Ogoniland, Nigeria | DW News” – below is their description. The Niger Delta is Africa’s most important oil-producing region and one of the most polluted places on Earth. For decades oil spills have damaged the environment and devastated lives … Read more One of the most polluted places on Earth – Ogoniland, Nigeria | DW News

Mohamed Bazoum sworn in as Niger’s president amid tensions

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Mohamed Bazoum sworn in as Niger’s president amid tensions” – below is their description. Mohamed Bazoum has been sworn in as the new president of Niger, its first transfer of power through the ballot box. Just days earlier, security forces said they stopped an attempted military coup. … Read more Mohamed Bazoum sworn in as Niger’s president amid tensions