There is a trans-border movement of funds from Lagos, Agadez
in Niger Republic and Libya for the purchase of arms for the prosecution of the ongoing killings in North-west which have claimed no fewer than 3000 lives.
Through the same project and with support from UK's Department of International Development (DFID), IOM also provides one-week training sessions in agricultural techniques for migrants staying at IOM's transit centre in Agadez
, as they wait for their departure through the Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration (AVRR) programme, under theEU-IOM Joint Initiative for Migrant Protection and Reintegration.
The importance of increasing international assistance for the restoration and conservation of monuments to the Galapagos National Park Directorate in Ecuador, the Antigua Guatemala Cathedral, the Historic Center of Agadez
(Niger), and the Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve in the Seychelles was emphasized.
(1) Highlighted in this paper are the regions of Nimruz, Afghanistan and Agadez
, Niger, which have been used as smuggling hubs as early as the dawn of the Silk Road.
One evening in early August, we wait to meet migrants traveling by bus from Agadez
. They've already taken a hard road from the Algerian border and will continue on to their home countries.
-Brian Okinda Deadly disease hits Niger donkeysA contagious bacterial infection known as "equine strep throat" has killed more than 4,000 donkeys in northern Niger since early December, raising fears that it could spread to other parts of the continent."Of the 8,392 donkeys affected by equine distemper or equine strep throat, more than half succumbed since the infection appeared in the first 10 days of December," said the regional authorities in Agadez
The central Nigerien city of Agadez
, an ancient smugglers haven, is the current hub of human trafficking in western Africa.
The US does not have a direct combat mission in Niger but its military presence has grown in recent years from 100 to 800, and the US is completing construction on a $100m drone base in the central city of Agadez
Hardest hit was Agadez
, a major trade and business hub in the centre of the country where some 60,555 people have been affected.