AllAfrica News: West Africa

Nigeria: Nigeria, Niger Sign Anti-Human Trafficking Pact (ven, 19 apr 2019)
[Premium Times] The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) and its Niger Republic counterpart have signed a pact to eliminate the menace in both countries.
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Nigeria: Huge Fines for Offenders as Senate Passes New Gas Flaring Bill (Fri, 19 Apr 2019)
[Guardian] Abuja -The Senate yesterday passed a new bill, which provided for penalty against gas flaring and other malpractices in the oil and gas sector.The last legislation on gas flare, the Associated Gas Re-injection Act of 1979, came into force 40 years ago, and since then there has been no review or amendment of the Act despite its devastating effect on the host communities.
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Mali: Mali Prime Minister Resigns After Ogossagou Massacre (Fri, 19 Apr 2019)
[Deutsche Welle] Amid tribal violence and protests in Mali, Prime Minister Soumeylou Boubeye Maiga resigned alongside his entire cabinet. The public was enraged by a massacre of some 160 Fulani herders by members of a rival community.
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