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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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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'...


Détente derailed

The opposition wants to keep Amadou in the contest and build momentum for him early so as to maximise his chances of succeeding President Mahamadou Issoufou who is in his second and final term...


Shaky start for Sahel force

In early June Niger's President Mahamadou Issoufou said that the G5 was 'about to receive' the €100 million promised by Saudi Arabia – but in early July there were no signs it had arrived...


Weah scores away

The warmth of his reception outweighed those given to Rwanda's President Paul Kagame who was greeted by hundreds of Brussels's Rwandan expats – both supporters and opponents – while Niger's Mahamadou Issoufou and Burkina Faso's Roch Marc Christian Kaboré went almost unnoticed...


Issoufou under fire

More than anything the budget has stoked accusations that President Mahamadou Issoufou serves foreign interests more than those of his own citizens...


New jihadist alliance strikes

President Mahamadou Issoufou of Niger who assumed the G5 presidency from President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta of Mali at a summit in Niamey early last month was quick to offer condolences and support...


G5 unsure on role

'I wasn't responsible for this but I am dealing with the consequences ' said Mahamadou Issoufou President of Niger and current Chair of the G5 Sahel...


Strains on the front line

Political leadership lies with G5 heads of state with the group's 6 February summit in Niamey seeing Niger's President Mahamadou Issoufou take over the rotating chairmanship from Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta of Mali...


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