14 Apr 2021
At least 20 nursery school children died in Niger on Tuesday in a fire that trapped them in straw-hut classrooms in a school in a poor neighbourhood of the West African nation's capital, government officials said.
2 Apr 2021
Niger was praised for its first democratic transfer of power in history. But a failed coup this week shows new president Mohamed Bazoum faces an uphill battle to stabilize his country.
1 Apr 2021
Niger's new president faces daunting tasks even before taking office. Terror attacks and massive opposition demonstrations are a sign that things are not going to get any easier.
1 Apr 2021
The captivating traditional wrestling championship in Niger is an annual event. The west African nation's "king sport" is about much more than just a good fight.
31 Mar 2021
Gunfire was reported overnight in the Niger capital of Niamey, just days before the country's new president Mohamed Bazoum takes office.
30 Mar 2021
Niger's President-elect Mohamed Bazoum granted an exclusive interview to FRANCE 24 and RFI in the capital Niamey. Bazoum, who will take office on April 2, called the deadly clashes that followed the announcement of his election win "artificial" and fleeting.
10 Mar 2021
Niger Governor insists on 'No Dialogue' with armed bandits
7 Mar 2021
In an exclusive interview with DW, defeated opposition candidate Mahamane Ousmane warns unrest will continue in Niger until the "popular vote" is reflected and authorities put an end to mass arrests.
2 Mar 2021
Post-election violence, national reconciliation, and two jihadi insurgencies are just some of the challenges that Niger's newly elected president must contend with. DW examines whether he can deliver for Nigeriens.
26 Feb 2021
Supporters of losing candidate Mahamane Ousmane have turned to the streets since Tuesday. Police said 468 were arrested.
25 Feb 2021
Initial results say Mohamed Bazoum beat opposition candidate Mahamane Ousmane in the run-off vote. He is close to outgoing president Mahamadou Issoufou.
24 Feb 2021
Niger: 53 abducted passengers regain freedom after one week captivity