Niger

Premieres

Bombino, the World's Best Guitarist™, Shares New Song "Tehigren"

The international star announces a new record called 'Deran' on May 18 via Partisan Records.
Zachary Lipez
3.6.18
gold rush

Niger's Gold Rush Has Turned Bandits into Barons

But, after being granted rare access to northern Niger's goldfields, we saw how the vast majority of workers aren't benefitting nearly as much as them.
Peter Tinti
1.11.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Pentagon wants armed drones in Niger, Trump "proud" of the "fake news thing," energy company apologizes to Puerto Rican mayor, and more.
VICE Staff
10.26.17
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Facebook has a controversial plan to bring free internet to the US, Hurricane Matthew batters Florida, and more.
VICE Staff
10.7.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

This morning, the GOP agrees to gun control votes after a 15-hour filibuster, Facebook is urged to give over information on Omar Mateen, Broadway stars will record a fundraising song for a Florida LGBT center, and more.
Vice Beta
6.16.16
Stuff

Here Are the Countries You Should Be Afraid of in 2016

A roundup of which nation-states humankind should be worried about this year.
Oscar Rickett
1.14.16
africa

This Bitter-Tasting Plant Powder Could Improve African Food Security

High in vitamin C and with more potassium than bananas, moringa powder already has a lot going for it, but there are also claims it could help producers in Ghana and Niger.
Rich McEachran
4.30.15
News

A Chat with Producer Alex Chitty About Tonight's Episode of 'VICE' on HBO

We chatted with producer Alex Chitty about the trail of cocaine running from Caracas to a small, strange town in Niger called Agadez.
Mike Pearl
3.27.15
VICE News

French Parliament Considers Modeling Weight Restrictions to Battle Anorexia

Today, troops from Chad and Niger retake town from Boko Haram in northeastern Nigeria, and more.
VICE Staff
3.21.15
News

Is War Brewing in Niger?

The uranium-mining town of Arlit, Niger, is at the center of a potential conflict between American and French forces and the West African terrorists who want to expel the armies from the country for good. Understandably, all of this conflict is very...
Sophia Tewa
5.24.13
Motherboard Blog

The US Just Opened a Drone Base in Niger

Just when you thought you'd forgotten all about that recently revealed "secret" American drone base in Saudi Arabia.
Brian Anderson
2.22.13