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Vol 59 No 24

Published 7th December 2018


Niger

Détente derailed

Government moves to change electoral law to keep a presidential challenger off the ballot paper have reinvigorated the opposition

The road to compromise has proved short in Niamey, and now the opposition is mobilising a fresh campaign of protest over the government's attempts to reform electoral law so as to exclude the exiled former parliamentary speaker Hama Amadou from standing for the presidency.

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