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Niger

Mahamane Ousmane

Date of Birth: 20 January 1950
Place of Birth: Zinder, Niger


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Election results spark riots

But the electoral commission's announcement of the provisional results – disputed by the opposition candidate Mahamane Ousmane who claims to have won with 50...


Dauphin goes to the polls

Even with Amadou's popular touch absent from the race there are other heavyweight contenders still in the 30-strong field including the former president Mahamane Ousmane former foreign minister Ibrahim Yacouba one-time opponent turned government ally Seyni Oumarou and the retired general Salou Djibo who led the 2010 military coup (AC Vol 51 No 5 A coup to stop a coup)...


Détente derailed

The new opposition platform has the potential to attract a broad slice of the electorate: the FP is led by Issoufou's former foreign minister Ibrahim Yacoubou while the FRDDR groups supporters of Amadou and former president Mahamane Ousmane...


Issoufou under siege

He has since formed an opposition coalition with prominent opposition leader Mahamane Ousmane of the Convention démocratique et sociale (CDS) which has exploited the President’s errors...


Confusion after the coup

Speculation is rife over the possible return from exile of former President Mahamane Ousmane leader of the Convention Démocratique et Sociale and Hama Amadou former MNSD Secretary General and Prime Minister who fell out with Tandja and was caught up in an anti-corruption campaign...


Starting from scratch

9 per cent vote for President Mamadou Tandja in the second round when he was helped by the backing of ex-President Mahamane Ousmane...

Mahamane Ousmane's Convention Démocratique et Sociale-Rahama has 17 members which helped earn the former national President the parliamentary presidency...


Tandja wins, ok

Mahamane Ousmane (CDS) the democratically elected President overthrown by General Ibrahim Baré Maïnassara in 1996 threw his south-eastern Hausa bloc-vote behind Tandja...


Dead men's shoes

Wanké has promised what is the first presidential poll since he backed Maïnassara's coup against Mahamane Ousmane in 1996...

Alongside his friend Hama Amadou another ex-Premier and Secretary General of the Mouvement National pour une Société de Développement (former single party) and with support from Mahamane Ousmane he led the campaign to bring back democracy after Maïnassara's coup...


Accidental coup

General Maïnassara then Chief of Staff himself took power 'reluctantly' in January 1996 (AC Vol 37 No 3) when deadlock had arisen in a newly elected regime between the then President Mahamane Ousmane and his Prime Minister Hama Amadou...


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