Niger President Mahamadou Issoufou on Friday received a message from President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD)'s file.
Niger’s President Mahamadou Issoufou on Wednesday met with President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and reviewed the growing security challenges in the Sahel region, the Egyptian Presidency said in a statement.
Tanzanian Prime Minister Majaliwa hailed Egypt’s achievements on economic reform level, and the country’s establishment of big national projects.
"The African continent has many natural resources and raw materials that can make it the most successful and richest continent," said President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi.
Sisi chairs a coordination summit in Niamey, Niger, on Monday with participation of leaders and heads of African countries and blocs.
“The development of infrastructure is inevitable. We must strive to achieve peoples’ aspirations to development and prosperity,” Sisi said.
The extraordinary African summit kicked off Sunday under the chairmanship of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi.
Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al Sisi arrived in Niger Saturday to attend the African Union exceptional summit scheduled to be held on Sunday.
Egypt’s top Islamic institution Al-Azhar condemned on Friday the terrorist attack that targeted an ambush in the border region between Niger and Mali.
The Egyptian football national team faces Niger in the last match of the 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifications’ group stages. Niger hosts Egypt on Stade Général Seyni Kountché at 05:30 p.m. CLT.
Egypt have secured a comprehensive 6-0 home win over Niger in 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at Alexandria's Borg El-Arab Stadium Saturday.
Mexican coach Javier Aguirre announced the list of the Egyptian players abroad that will face Niger next September in the 2019 AFCON qualifications.
Egypt and Italy are cooperating for training cadres from African countries on fighting illegal migration, said an assistant interior minister on Tuesday.
Italy aims to deploy up to 470 troops to Niger to help tackle people-smuggling, the military General Staff said on Thursday.
Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni said on Sunday he would propose to parliament transferring some of the country's troops stationed in Iraq to Niger to fight people.
French President Emmanuel Macron promised more than 400 million euros ($474 million) in aid over four years to Niger during a visit and told the country's president he was ready to strengthen France's presence in the Sahel.
Macron arrived in Niger and told troops the fight against extremists in the region would continue in 2018.
The US State Department on Monday urged the US citizens not to travel to Niger in a travel warning that cited kidnappings by terrorist organizations.
The 15-nation West African bloc ECOWAS told regional leaders Tuesday that the goal of establishing a single currency in 2020 had failed.
World news varied Monday between political and social issues; in addition to others related to accidents, and natural disasters.