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Niger

Mahamane Ousmane

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


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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...


Uglier turns

The Convention Démocratique et Sociale led by Mahamane Ousmane the elected President overthrown by Maïnassara has wavered in opposition...


All fall out

The idea would be to isolate the followers of Hama Amadou who served as Prime Minister in the 'cohabitation' period with the man Baré overthrew ex-President Mahamane Ousmane...


Francophone friends

Niger's civilian politicians including the President he ousted Mahamane Ousmane are furious with Maïnassara...

Yet in 1995 squabbles between Mahamane Ousmane and deposed Premier Hama Amadou weakened the political system and cleared the ground for Maïnassara's coup...


Army in brief 

Mahamane Ousmane the President ousted by the soldiers is standing again as the candidate of the Convention Démocratique et Sociale (CDS)...


Army in brief 

Mahamane Ousmane the President ousted by the soldiers is standing again as the candidate of the Convention Démocratique et Sociale (CDS)...


Soldiers' schemes

One problem for those who condemned the coup (including the EU International Monetary Fund Canada and the United States) is that the 'military parenthesis' has been publicly accepted by the very men the soldiers overthrew: President Mahamane Ousmane; his rival Premier Hama Amadou; and National Assembly President Issoufou Mahamadou...


The clocks go back

Lieutenant Colonel Ibrahim Barré Mainassara the former army Chief of Staff ousted the country' s first democratically elected president Mahamane Ousmane and turned back the tide of the post-Cold War democratisation in the region...


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