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Niger

Niger

Population: 20.67 mn.
GDP: $7.52 bn.
Debt: $3.23 bn.

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After Mali, Niger

Bombings at Arlit and Agadez and a gaol break expose security problems

The aftermath of the suicide attacks on a French company and a military barracks on 23 May will test Niger’s security forces. With almost half of its military either in Mali or on ...


Issoufou under siege

As if food shortages and the collapse of Mali and Libya were not enough, a corruption scandal looms

Niger won much praise for the smoothness of the 2011 presidential poll, which returned the country to democracy after a year under the military junta that had deposed President Mam...


Gadaffi Junior's gaffe

In September 2011, Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi’s son Es Saadi el Gadaffi arrived in Agadez in the dead of night in a mysterious convoy of vehicles, surrounded by equal mystery over ...


Do it by the deadline

After managing a transition which led to the election on 12 March of new President Mahamdou Issoufou, the military junta has announced that it will not hand over power on 6 April w...


Coup-makers fall out

Having seized power in a relatively popular coup, vowed to hold elections and tackled a food crisis, Niger’s military junta, headed by Major Salou Djibo, looked to be sitting prett...


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