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Mamadou Tandja

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

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Revolt in the desert

Niger’s latest rebellion is getting worse although President Mamadou Tandja refuses to acknowledge its existence (AC Vol 48 Nos 8 & 18)...

Yellowcake rebellion

President Mamadou Tandja has declared a state of alert in the north the base of Niger's fast growing uranium industry after attacks on key targets killed some 50 government soldiers (AC Vol 48 No 8)...

Rapture not rupture

French Cooperation Minister Jean-Marie Bockel is due in Niamey on 4 August to smooth ties with President Mamadou Tandja...

Annivesaries and elections

Compaoré was going to take over the ECOWAS chair from Niger’s President Mamadou Tandja while Ecowas was to install its new Commission; the UEMOA countries had been due to name a new head of the West African Central Bank to succeed Ivorian Premier Konan Banny...

Blaming each other

As UN Secretary General Kofi Annan arrived in Niamey for talks with President Mamadou Tandja the director of France's Médecins sans Frontières Jean-Hervé Bradol demanded that Annan call to order the relevant UN agencies - the World Food Programme and UN Children's Fund - accusing them of failing to respond to the gravity of the crisis...

Nervy neighbours

Regional leaders including African Union Chairman Olusegun Obasanjo of Nigeria Amadou Toumani Touré of Mali and the Chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas) Niger's Mamadou Tandja swiftly condemned the constitutional coup attempted in the name of Faure Gnassingbé the old dictator's son; Ghana kept quiet...

    Vol 46 No 6 |
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Olympic heights

Even Mamadou Tandja of Niger who chairs the group is thought to be pro-Faure...

    Vol 46 No 4 |
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Not a good start

A 9 February summit decided to send a heavyweight mission of five Presidents - new ECOWAS leader President Mamadou Tandja of Niger Olusegun Obasanjo (Nigeria) Amadou Toumani Touré (Mali) John Agyekum Kufuor (Ghana) and Mathieu Kérékou (Benin)...

Jammeh rejection

West African diplomats were very relieved that Niger's President Mamadou Tandja beat Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh to win the chair of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) at its summit in Accra Ghana on 18-19 January...

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