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Abdoulaye Massalatchi

Abdoulaye Massalatchi

    Twin terror attacks in Niger leave several dead
    Twin terror attacks in Niger leave several dead
    Islamist suicide bombers a military barracks and a mine run by French nuclear group Areva on Thursday, killing and wounding several.
    Niger president seized in military coup
    Niger president seized in military coup
    Mutinous troops led by an army colonel captured Niger's President Mamadou Tandja after a gun battle on Thursday, and said they were suspending the...
    Gunfire erupts in Niger capital in apparent coup bid
    Gunfire erupts in Niger capital in apparent coup bid
    Smoke was seen rising from the presidential palace amid heavy gunfire in Niger's capital, Niamey, on Thursday in an apparent coup attempt.
    Political uncertainty worries Niger investors
    Political uncertainty worries Niger investors
    Niger's decision to dissolve Parliament has worried investors already closely watching a debate over whether the president can extend his rule of...
    Woman wins slavery case against Niger
    Woman wins slavery case against Niger
    A West African regional court of justice convicted the state of Niger on Monday for failing to protect a 12-year-old girl from being sold into...
    Niger rebels kill three soldiers in attack on convoy
    Niger rebels kill three soldiers in attack on convoy
    Tuareg-led rebels in Niger's desert north attacked a military convoy carrying food and provisions to the oasis town of Iferouane, killing at least...
    Niger rebels claim to have killed 15 govt soldiers
    Niger rebels claim to have killed 15 govt soldiers
    Tuareg-led rebels in Niger said late on Tuesday they had killed 15 government soldiers in a clash at Gougaram in the West African country's remote...
    Pressure builds for Niger to talk to Sahara rebels
    Pressure builds for Niger to talk to Sahara rebels
    Niger's ruling party has backed growing demands for peace talks with Saharan rebels, piling pressure on President Mamadou Tandja to sit down with...