Category Archives: Niger

The Top 3 things on my mind this 9th October

Numero Un: 1st October was Nigeria’s 50th Independance anniversary Deux: 2nd October was Gandhiji’s 142nd Birth Anniversary Trois: 3-4th October: I was bitten by a mosquito, I think in Burkina (but I cannot be sure of this), subsequently travelled to … Continue reading

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On My Niger Trip…Al Qaeda..Military Coups..and Charming Diplomats

I was in Niger these last couple of days. Stayed at the Hotel Gaweye in Niamey.Staying with us at the Gaweye, was a largish contingent of French Military Troops and a sizable number of foreign correspondents tracing the unfolding hostage … Continue reading

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