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Niger

Mahamadou Issoufou

Date of Birth: January 1 1952
Place of Birth: Dandaji, Illela District, Tahoua, Niger


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Macron's man

Bazoum is well-connected having been a key architect of Niger's Western-allied security strategy as foreign and then interior minister under President Mahamadou Issoufou (AC Vol 61 No 25 Dauphin goes to the polls)...


Election results spark riots

The provisional results now challenged by Ousmane at the constitutional court were much as expected: he dominated in opposition strongholds – Niamey and the surrounding region Tillabéri – while Bazoum achieved big majorities in his native east (Diffa) and the north (Agadez) and secured a crushing triumph in Tahoua home region of his ally the retiring President Mahamadou Issoufou...


Dauphin goes to the polls

With the 27 December first round of the presidential election approaching fast Mohamed Bazoum – who spent 10 years as President Mahamadou Issoufou's right-hand man – is in full campaign mode...


The Presidents' club backs Keïta

On 23 July a procession of regional heads of state gathered in Bamako: President Muhammadu Buhari (Nigeria) Mahamadou Issoufou (Niger) Nana Akufo-Addo (Ghana) Alassane Ouattara (Côte d'Ivoire) and Macky Sall (Senegal)...


Crisis summit as insurgents head south

France's President Emmanuel Macron and Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez each made their first post-lockdown foreign trips to the summit along with African Union Chairman Moussa Faki Mahamat to join regional presidents: Burkina Faso's Roch Marc Christian Kaboré; Chad's Idris Déby Itno; Mali's Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta; Niger's Mahamadou Issoufou; Mauritania's Ghazouani...


Forced delay

Having snubbed a delegation of four presidents from the Economic Community of West African States (including the Executive President Mahamadou Issoufou of Niger) who were forced to cancel their mission at the last minute on 27 February Condé looked uncharacteristically contrite when he made his televised announcement the next day...


Sahel summit's fighting talk

The crisis has forced a rethink by the G5 France and West African and European allies with Niger's head of state Mahamadou Issoufou lobbying for a major international offensive like that mounted against Islamic State (IS or Da'ish) in Iraq and Syria last year...


In search of allies

The assembled heads of state – Mahamadou Issoufou of Niger Roch Marc Christian Kaboré of Burkina Faso (currently the G5 Executive President) Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta of Mali Idriss Déby Itno of Chad and Mohamed Cheikh el Ghazouani of Mauritania pleaded for more allies in the fight against terrorism...


The politics of counter-terror

Côte d'Ivoire's President Alassane Ouattara his Malian counterpart Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta Nigeria's Muhammadu Buhari and Niger's Mahamadou Issoufou who chaired the meeting gathered to try to turn the underfunded understaffed and underwhelming anti-terrorist Force Conjointe du G5 Sahel into a credible fighting machine...


    Vol 60 No 19 |
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The talking cure

This was clearly Keïta's attempt to placate the Nigérien President Mahamadou Issoufou who on a visit to Bamako on 7 September publicly described Kidal as 'a threat to the internal security of Niger'...


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