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Reading about: The Sahara

The Sahara is a huge Thing. Geographically, environmentally, psychically; it’s a pivot point that life on this planet revolves around. Huge in scale, it’s the largest hot desert in the world (Antarctica wins the big prize, but that’s all cold, all of the time). 231 more words

Books

Country #21 - Niger

Back to Africa for Country #21 – Niger. Very intrigued by what I will learn during my visit!

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    Niger, officially the Republic of Niger, is a landlocked country in Western Africa, named after the Niger River.

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Africa

Boko Haram kidnaps 100 people, official says most have been freed

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria – Nigerian authorities say the Boko Haram militant group kidnapped 100 people, and most were freed by security forces from neighbouring Cameroon.

A Nigerian security official said the abductions took place on Aug. 85 more words

World

LE PIEGE / ANOTHER LIFE

DOCUMENTARY FILM

77 minutes

2012

Réalisateur : Alexandre Dereims

Producteur : Claire Beilvert

Productions : Premiere Nouvelle / Maha Productions

SYNOPSIS

Un convoi perdu dans l’immensité du Ténéré. 471 more words

Web 2.0 & Social Media Learning Opportunity, National Institute for Freshwater Fisheries Research, New-Bussa, Niger State, Nigeria,

Venue: National Institute for Freshwater Fisheries Research, New-Bussa, Niger State, Nigeria

Dates: 20-24 October 2014

Technological innovation is taking place at a breath-taking pace. Simple, open source internet-based applications and services designed to enhance on-line collaboration are now available to the wider public at little or no cost at all. 536 more words

Agriculture

Nigeria on Fire

nsnbc international
Aug 4, 2014

Alexander Mezyaev (SCF) : In July 2014 the activities of Boko Haram – a terrorist group operating in Nigeria – intensified activities on a broader scale. 1,666 more words

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