23/03/2020 – Niger’s President Mahamadou Issoufou stressed the importance of “respecting the norms of international law” during talks with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry on the disputed Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, as Cairo and Addis Ababa remain in a tug-of-war of accusations over the dam. Continuer à lire … « Niger’s President Issoufou discusses GERD with Egyptian foreign minister, says international law norms are important (20/03) »
22/01/2020 – External Affairs Minister Dr. S Jaishankar visited Niamey, Republic of Niger from 20-21 January 2020. During the visit, EAM called on President of Niger, H. E. Mahamadou Issoufou on 21 January and both the leaders jointly inaugurated the Mahatma Gandhi International Convention Centre (MGICC). MGICC is the first centre to be established in Africa by India to honour the memory of Mahatma Gandhi whose 150th birth anniversary was observed in 2019. Continuer à lire … « India/Niger – Visit of External Affairs Minister to Republic of Niger »
20/01/2020 – Le gouvernement nigérien a signé un projet de décret portant attribution de l’Autorisation de transport intérieur et déclarant d’utilité publique le projet de construction du système de transport des hydrocarbures par canalisation Niger-Bénin. Continuer à lire … « WAPCo reçoit une autorisation de transport intérieur pour la réalisation du pipeline Niger-Bénin »
20/01/2020 – The Minister of Energy and Mining Eng. Adel Ali Ibrahim has welcomed the signing of a memorandum of understanding with the Norwegian NOROIL Company regarding the work in the block (17) in the West Kordofan State, reviewing the priorities of the oil sector that are concerned with increasing production, developing fields and increasing exploration, praising Norway and its role in developing the oil sector. Continuer à lire … « Sudan: Norwegian Company to Invest in Block 17 in West Kordofan »
18/01/2020 – Israeli President Reuven Rivlin sent an official letter to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on Wednesday, celebrating the activation of Israel’s natural gas pipeline to Egypt.
The Leviathan undersea natural gas field, located off the northern Israeli port city of Haifa, went online on Wednesday, pumping gas to Egypt as per a mutual agreement and engineering project between Israel and Egypt. Continuer à lire … « In Letter to Sisi, Israel’s Rivlin Hails Start of Flow of Natural Gas to Egypt »
03/01/2020 – Nigeria has threatened to cut electricity supply to neighbours Togo and Niger over a $16 million debt as the country’s power utilities grapple with capital deficits.
The Managing Director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Mr Usman Mohammed, said that supply to the two countries had already been restricted. Continuer à lire … « Nigeria warns Togo and Niger of power cuts »
03/01/2020 – Flights were suspended until further notice at the only functioning airport in Libya’s capital Tripoli on Friday due to rockets falling nearby, an airport official said.
The closure of Mitiga Airport comes a day after Turkey’s parliament voted to allow a troop deployment to Libya, deepening fears of an escalation of fighting in the North African country. Continuer à lire … « Flights suspended in Libya’s capital due to rocket fire, says official »