NIAMEY RESIDENTS FLEE AFTER THE WORST FLOODS IN 50 YEARS

Niamey (AFP) Sept 16, 2019 "At last, we're here!" Amina and Halima, who live in Niger's capital Niamey, exulted after reaching high ground following the worst floods to hit the city in 50 years. Two weeks ago, authorities in Niamey declared a red alert when the waters of the Niger river - the third biggest in Africa - rose to a level "not seen in more than 50 years". The floods have affected more than 6,300 peop

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Africa: Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most-populous continent. At about 30.2 million km including adjacent islands, it covers six percent of the Earth's total surface area and 20.4 percent of the total land area. With 1.0 billion people , it accounts for about 15 of the world's human popu
Sept: A sept is an English word for a division of a family, especially of a Scottish or Irish clan. The word may derive from the Latin saeptum, meaning "enclosure" or "fold", or via an alteration of "sect". The term is used in both Ireland and Scotland, where it may be translated as sliocht, meaning "prog
Amina: Amina Mohamud was a Hausa Muslim Warrior Queen of Zazzau , in what is now north central Nigeria. She is the subject of many legends, but is widely believed by historians to have been a real ruler, though contemporary evidence about her is limited. There is controversy among scholars as to the date