US announces aid for Sahel amid Russia expansion
19 March 2023 | 11:06 am
Niger, one of the world's poorest nations, has resisted a recent spate of coups and inroads by Russian mercenaries seen in neighboring countries and is set to benefit from millions in US aid.
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