European Commission Resumes Foreign Aid To Niger To Improve Education, Health

“The European Commission resumed aid to Niger on Tuesday, releasing 25 million euros ($35 million) after the west African nation returned to democracy this year following a coup,” Agence France-Presse reports.

The funds will go toward helping the government “combat poverty by focusing on improving education and the health sector, the European Union’s executive arm said in a statement,” the news agency writes (7/19).