Jump to navigation

Niger

Mamadou Tandja

Date of Birth: 1938
Place of Birth: Maine Soroa, Niger
Died: 24 November 2020


Displaying 1-10 out of 37 results.

Dauphin goes to the polls

But the interview's public impact was largely eclipsed by the death last month of Mamadou Tandja 82 one-time MNSD leader and president of Niger from 1999 until 2010 – when he was deposed by the army after starting to dismantle democratic safeguards to prolong his stay in office (AC Vol 50 No 14 President Tandja goes for a third term)...


Issoufou under fire

The last time civil society rose to condemn an unpopular budget was in 2005 when a younger Issoufou and Bazoum were among the louder voices denouncing the then President Mamadou Tandja...


Refinery causes more government headaches

A project backed by deposed President Mamadou Tandja the China National Petroleum Corporation-built plant was due to make the country energy independent and stop the government from subsidising petrol prices...


Issoufou under siege

Niger won much praise for the smoothness of the 2011 presidential poll which returned the country to democracy after a year under the military junta that had deposed President Mamadou Tandja...


Do it by the deadline

After managing a transition which led to the election on 12 March of new President Mahamdou Issoufou the military junta has announced that it will not hand over power on 6 April without first ensuring that contracts signed by the previous regime under ousted President Mamadou Tandja are in the best interests of Niger and that the terms of those contracts have been respected...


Diplomacy overheard

When they were discussing Nigerien President Mamadou Tandja’s undemocratic manoeuvrings ‘NSC [National Security Council] Senior Advisor Michelle Gavin underscored that our counter-terrorism efforts cannot undercut our governance and democracy priorities in Africa ’ the cable ran...


Niger, Mauritania, Mali: the politics

Niger For Niger the crisis with Al Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) comes as the military regime that overthrew President Mamadou Tandja last February approaches the return of democracy...


A food crisis foretold

When they did the same thing five years ago President Mamadou Tandja denied there was any problem...


Confusion after the coup

The 18 February coup was almost surgical and was popular with the many people who wanted President Mamadou Tandja ousted but the follow-up appears more improvised and chaotic (AC Vol 51 No 5)...


Displaying 1-10 out of 37 results.