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Niger, a landlocked country in West Africa, is known for its vast desert landscapes, diverse ethnic groups, and geopolitical significance in the Sahel region. Governed as a semi-presidential republic, Niger’s political landscape involves a multi-party system, with major parties including the Nigerien Party for Democracy and Socialism (PNDS-Tarayya), the National Movement for a Developing Society (MNSD-Nassara), and the Nigerien Patriotic Movement (MPN-Kiishin Kassa). The country gained independence from French colonial rule in 1960 and has faced challenges such as political instability, periodic droughts, and security threats from jihadist groups in the region. Niger’s economy relies heavily on agriculture, mining, and uranium exports, with persistent issues of poverty and underdevelopment. The nation’s cultural heritage is diverse, shaped by influences from Hausa, Tuareg, and Fulani traditions, as seen in its music, dance, and festivals like the Cure SalĂ©e. Niger actively participates in regional organizations, including the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), and contributes to international peacekeeping efforts. As Niger addresses issues of food security, education, and security concerns, the delicate balance between economic development, environmental sustainability, and regional stability remains central to shaping its future within the broader West African context. INTERSHIPPINGRATES: Features democracy and rights of Niger.

Niger Population 2014

Niger 2014

Yearbook 2014 Niger. According to Countryaah.com, Niger population in 2020 is estimated at 24,206,655. French nuclear power company Areva had halted the uranium mining in two of its mines in Niger before the New...