Mamadou Tandja

 
Junta to run Niger until elections
Junta to run Niger until elections
Niger's military plans to run the uranium-exporting country until politicians agree on a new Constitution and are ready for fresh elections, West...
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...
Niger goes to polls amid opposition boycott
Niger goes to polls amid opposition boycott
Voting on Tuesday got under way in parliamentary elections in Niger despite an opposition boycott and calls from regional and international bodies...
Opposition cries foul over Niger referendum
Opposition cries foul over Niger referendum
Niger's president on Thursday claimed victory in a referendum aimed at allowing him to stay in power beyond his term, while an opposition coalition...
Niger declares national strike illegal
Niger declares national strike illegal
A Niger court banned a 48-hour nationwide strike intended to start on Thursday to oppose President Mamadou Tandja's plans to extend his stay in...
Niger leader moves to dissolve Constitutional Court
Niger leader moves to dissolve Constitutional Court
Niger President Mamadou Tandja moved on Monday to dissolve the country's Constitutional Court, which has opposed his bid for a referendum that...
Niger opposition plans protests over president's poll bid
Niger opposition plans protests over president's poll bid
Political parties and trade unions in Niger on Monday announced demonstrations and strikes to prevent a referendum that might enable President...
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...
Bail granted to Niger journalist 'linked' to rebels
Bail granted to Niger journalist 'linked' to rebels
A court in Niger on Wednesday freed journalist Ibrahim Manzo on bail after he had been detained for more than four months without trial for alleged...
Tuareg rebels threaten Areva's uranium mines
Tuareg rebels threaten Areva's uranium mines
Tuareg-led rebels in Niger accused French uranium miner Areva on Monday of financing a government offensive and warned of "grave consequences" for...
Landmines kill 11 in Mali desert conflict
Landmines kill 11 in Mali desert conflict
At least 10 civilians and one soldier were killed in northern Mali on Thursday when their vehicles hit landmines planted by suspected Tuareg...

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