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The official language of Niger is French, widely used by official administration, media, and business community. It is spoken mainly by educated Nigerians as their second language, beside the other 8 national languages, consist of: Hausa, Zarma & Songhai, Tamajeq, Fulfulde, Kanuri, Colloquial Arabic, Gurma, and Toubou. Algerian has 0.83% internet penetration or 131,790 people having internet access in 2010.[1]

  • It is unknown how many traffic coming to French language Wikipedia from this country.
  • In January 2012 Hausa language Wikipedia rank 244 out of 280 languages Wikipedia with 62,000 page view per month. It has 0-2 active contributors (more than five edits per month) and 0 very active contributors (more than 100 edits per month) in December 2011.
  • Other national languages Wikipedia: Zarma & Songhai, Gurma, and Toubou didn't exist.
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The Foundation

During the August 2010 WMF tour to Africa (South Africa). Niger is not included. December 2011 fund raising appeal, no people from Niger, men or women, were featured as part of the appeal. During the 2011 Summer of Research, the WMF hired eight research fellows. Of these, only one was female, and she was from the United States. There were four males from American universities, The other researchers included men from a Japanese university, a Swiss university and a Canadian university. There were no research fellows, male or female, from this country.