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Niger

Hama Amadou

Date of Birth: 1950
Place of Birth: Youri, Niger


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Niamey's junta thumbs its nose

A group of 15 senior Nigérien politicians – including former President Mahamane Ousmane Seini Oumarou Hama Amadou and former prime ministers Ibrahim Mayaki and Brigi Rafini – sent a open letter to Tinubu on 10 August asking him to lift the harsh economic sanctions warning that military action could trigger worse instability and calling for diplomacy to resolve the crisis...


Bazoum prepares to fight on two fronts

Opposition leader Hama Amadou a thorn in Issoufou's side was blocked from standing for the presidency on the grounds of a conviction his supporters see as politically motivated...


Election results spark riots

Opposition leader Hama Amadou who was interviewed in police custody over the weekend for alleged incitement was transferred to jail on Monday after eight charges were laid against him...


Dauphin goes to the polls

Amadou excludedBazoum may feel more able to publicly address such contentious issues now that the constitutional court has ruled that the most prominent opposition challenger Hama Amadou is ineligible because he had been sentenced to a one-year jail term – now served – for adopting children who had been brought into Niger by a criminal trafficking network (AC Vol 59 No 24 Détente derailed)...


Détente derailed

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...


Issoufou under fire

The only opposition leader who counts is Hama Amadou jailed before the 2016 election and living in exile in France – who was smeared accused of involvement in a child-trafficking scandal (AC Vol 57 No 2 The campaign gaol trail)...


Democrats under fire

Although its candidate Hama Amadou had prevented the incumbent President Mahamadou Issoufou from winning a first-round victory he had been campaigning with one hand tied behind his back (AC Vol 57 No 7 Issoufou woos)...

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Issoufou woos

His opponent in that round Hama Amadou remains in the American Hospital of Paris in the suburb of Neuilly-sur-Seine where he was transferred from gaol in Niamey on government orders four days before the final ballot (AC Vol 57 No 2 The campaign gaol trail)...


Knock-out in two

His main rival Hama Amadou leader of the opposition Mouvement démocratique nigérien pour une fédération africaine (Moden/FA-Lumana) won only 17...


The campaign gaol trail

Former Prime Minister Hama Amadou in custody since November charged with child-trafficking is set to contest the presidential election from his cell after being denied bail on appeal (AC Vol 57 No 1 Issoufou the insouciant)...


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