Examples from the Web for niger
Contemporary Examples of niger
In parts of Africa, such as Niger and Chad, more than 90 percent of the population lacks electricity access.Luci: A Revolutionary Solar-Powered Lantern That Shines a Light on Poverty
Janine di Giovanni
May 26, 2013
France has five hostages held by al Qaeda in Niger and two held in Afghanistan probably by the Taliban.Bin Laden Message to France: Full Court Press on Afghanistan
January 21, 2011
The former VP is fingered in a massive cash-for-contract scandal in the African country's oil-rich Niger Delta.Nigeria's Hunt for Dick Cheney
December 4, 2010
Historical Examples of niger
It is now contemplated to extend this system to the upper Niger.The Railroad Question
"The Niger—the immense plains—tell us all about them," he said.
The Niger, the good giant, the father of us all over yonder!
This is the Gobius niger met on our coasts, especially in the estuaries of rivers.
He had specimens of Lasius niger who exploited a flock of Coleoptera.
African nation, named for the river Niger, mentioned by that name 1520s (Leo Africanus), probably an alteration (by influence of Latin niger "black") of a local Tuareg name, egereou n-igereouen, from egereou "big river, sea" + n-igereouen, plural of that word. Translated in Arabic as nahr al-anhur "river of rivers."