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Ibrahim Yacouba

Ibrahim Yacouba

Ibrahim Yacouba is the president of the National Patriotic Movement of Niger, a Nigerien opposition party. Yacouba was a candidate in the 2016 presidential election and served as Niger’s Minister of Foreign Affairs from April 2016 to April 2018.
Niger’s leaders have betrayed its founding principles
Niger’s leaders have betrayed its founding principles
Fifty-eight years ago today, Niger, my country, achieved independence from France. It was a momentous occasion for my country and for a region that...