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30 April 2017

Protesting Student Killed During Police Confrontation

The funeral took place last week of a student who died during student protests which had led to confrontations with police at Abdou Moumouni University in Niamey. The university was closed for five days, and more than 80 students were charged with taking part in an illegal demonstration and other offences, but were acquitted. Read more


30 September 2016

Lecturers Hold Second Strike to Claim Pay Arrears

Lecturer-researchers from Niger’s public universities were last week due to carry out a seven-day strike the second this month over salary and research allowance payments that they claim are in arrears. Read more


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