Nigerien Independence Day

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As July, the month of our Independence, passes by, we look forward to another celebration of Independence! This time, however, we are talking about Nigerien Independence Day! The formal independence of Niger was declared from France on August 3rd, 1960. … Continued

Cats and Ants

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There is a very interesting looking cat at the school in Tsibiri – all white except for his very long tail and patches on his legs!  My favorite thing about him is the little white tip at the end of … Continued

Current Floods in Niger

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I’ve forwarded a few tweets about the current flooding situation in Niger (see the Twitter feed on this page).  But, I saw it for myself as we were flying to Maradi from Niamey.  Niger has been experiencing heavy rainfall since … Continued