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Niger

Mohamed Bazoum

Date of Birth: 1 January 1960
Place of Birth: N'Guigmi, Niger


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    Vol 64 No 21 |
  • MALI

The north challenges Goïta on two fronts

Rhissa Ag Boula prominent Nigérien Tuareg and former minister under ousted President Mohamed Bazoum who recently launched the Conseil de la Résistance pour la République (CRR) to fight the junta in Niamey has announced the despatch of more than 100 fighters to help defend the Azawad cause in Mali...


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Macron loses showdown with the Niamey junta

Two weeks after proclaiming full support for democracy in Niger and its ousted elected President Mohamed Bazoum France's President Emmanuel Macron announced the immediate recall of his country's diplomatic team in Niger and troops on 24 September...

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Toxic times for uranium

Orano signed a deal in May with the government of President Mohamed Bazoum which CEO Nicolas Maes declared himself 'particularly pleased' with covering continuation of Arlit mitigating the social impacts of the closure of the Cominak mine in 2021 and evaluating options for developing the large Imouraren deposit...


President Faure secretly helps the Niamey junta

Declaring themselves opposed to the use of military force against the junta senior Togolese officials told the junta emissaries they supported the removal of President Mohamed Bazoum the sources added...


Niamey's junta thumbs its nose

In another show of insouciance the Niamey junta named a new team of ministers a few hours before West African leaders met in Abuja on 10 August to discuss how to reinstate President Mohamed Bazoum and restore constitutional rule...

On 7 August the United States Acting Deputy Secretary of State Victoria Nuland had managed to meet Gen Moussa Salaou Barmou in Niamey but was refused access to President Mohamed Bazoum who is detained in spartan conditions...


The coup d'état as get-out-of-jail card

We hear that senior officials had been pursuing further inquiries into individuals linked to that arms procurement scandal at the time of the overthrow of President Mohamed Bazoum on 26 July...

He commissioned the Inspector-General of the armed forces and the national police – notably not the public prosecutor – to carry out the audit which landed on his and the President's desks in February 2020 just as PNDS officials were devising the election strategy for Issoufou's designated successor Mohamed Bazoum his right-hand man for the previous 10 years...


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