Stories written by Ousseini Issa
Journaliste, stringer de IPS (Service français) au Niger depuis 2004. 20 ans de carrière. Collabore présentement avec les hebdomadaires « Le Républicain » et «Le Démocrate » paraissant à Niamey (Niger). Formation professionnelle : journalisme économique et des affaires, journalisme d’investigation. Diplôme universitaire : maîtrise Lettres modernes soutenue à l’université de Niamey en 1994 (mention très bien). Centres d’intérêt : politique, économie, culture, société, sport Membre de plusieurs réseaux de journalistes au Niger et en Afrique. | Web

HEALTH-NIGER: Enlisting Men in the Fight Against Fistula

When poverty and traditional practices collide in Niger, the results can be ruinous – particularly for teenage girls.

ENERGY-NIGER: From Wood to Coal in an Effort to Stop Deforestation

The competition between energy and environmental needs in Niger has taken centre stage of late, with authorities seeking to promote the use of coal in a bid to halt deforestation in the North African country.

HEALTH-NIGER: Battle Against Fistula Moves Ahead

Zeinabou Baba had just about given up on the prospect of living a normal life by the time aid workers arrived in her village of Tera, west of Niger's capital û Niamey.

DEVELOPMENT-NIGER: Fight Against Poverty Gets Mixed Reviews

The year 1980 proved to be a turning point for Niger, marked as it was by a slump in the sale of uranium, the country’s main export commodity. Since then, Niger has experienced a series of economic crises aggravated by drought – causing poverty in rural and urban areas to deepen.

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