• Short Summary

    NIAMEY, CAPITAL OF NIGER, WITH 58,000 INHABITANTS MAY NOT RANK AMONG THE BIGGEST CITIES OF THE WORLD, BUT ITS DEVELOPMENT IS PROGRESSING AT A REMARKABLE RATE.

  • Description

    NIAMEY, CAPITAL OF NIGER, WITH 58,000 INHABITANTS MAY NOT RANK AMONG THE BIGGEST CITIES OF THE WORLD, BUT ITS DEVELOPMENT IS PROGRESSING AT A REMARKABLE RATE. THE GOVERNMENT IS IN THE PROCESS OF PROVIDING MANY NEW BUILDINGS AND FACILITIES - SOME ALREADY UNDER CONSTRUCTION.

    MUCH OF THE NEW DEVELOPMENT IS CONCENTRATED IN THE NORTH - EAST OF THE CITY AND INCLUDES THE LYCEE, THE CIVIL AERONAUTIC SCHOOL, RADIO STATION, ADMINISTRATION SCHOOL, TELEVISION SCHOOL AND THE NATIONAL AUDIO-VISUAL CENTRE.

    THE GOVERNMENT HAS BEEN SUPPORTED BY PRIVATE INDUSTRY AND INTERNATIONAL FUNDS IN DEVELOPING NIAMEY TO MATCH ITS IMPORTANCE IN POLITICAL, ADMINISTRATIVE AND ECONOMIC ACTIVITY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3UP5HFSJCJWYYYLC9IKBZFLKE
    Media URN:
    VLVA3UP5HFSJCJWYYYLC9IKBZFLKE
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/08/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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