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Niger

Mahamadou Issoufou

Date of Birth: January 1 1952
Place of Birth: Dandaji, Illela District, Tahoua, Niger


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Shaky start for Sahel force

In early June Niger's President Mahamadou Issoufou said that the G5 was 'about to receive' the €100 million promised by Saudi Arabia – but in early July there were no signs it had arrived...


Weah scores away

The warmth of his reception outweighed those given to Rwanda's President Paul Kagame, who was greeted by hundreds of Brussels's Rwandan expats – both supporters and opponents – while Niger's Mahamadou Issoufou and Burkina Faso's Roch Marc Christian Kaboré went almost unnoticed...


Issoufou under fire

More than anything, the budget has stoked accusations that President Mahamadou Issoufou serves foreign interests more than those of his own citizens...


New jihadist alliance strikes

President Mahamadou Issoufou of Niger, who assumed the G5 presidency from President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta of Mali at a summit in Niamey early last month, was quick to offer condolences and support...


G5 unsure on role

'I wasn't responsible for this but I am dealing with the consequences,' said Mahamadou Issoufou, President of Niger and current Chair of the G5 Sahel...


Strains on the front line

Political leadership lies with G5 heads of state, with the group's 6 February summit in Niamey seeing Niger's President Mahamadou Issoufou take over the rotating chairmanship from Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta of Mali...


Sahel on the Rhine

The ministers' itinerary included meetings with Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta and his Nigerien counterpart, Mahamadou Issoufou, visits to Gao, a key base for French and Minusma troops, and a tour of a local non-governmental organisation workshop that is restoring ancient manuscripts saved from the jihadist occupation of Timbuktu in 2012...


Democrats under fire

Africa votes in 2016 Country Date Type Uganda February General Yoweri Museveni repressed opposition and fixed vote CAR February-March Presidential & legislative Sporadic organisational problems Niger February-March Presidential & legislative Mahamadou Issoufou won presidential vote in 2nd round after fixes Cape Verde March Legislative Widely seen as credible Benin March Presidential Over 30 contenders and credible poll Congo-Brazzaville March Presidential Denis Sassou-Nguesso pushed constitutional changes, fixed election Tanzania (Zanzibar) March Regional Zanzibar election rerun widely condemned Senegal March Referendum Credible vote after hesitation on reforms Comoros February-April Presidential Constitutional court to decide on 2nd round vote Sudan April Referendum on Darfur Omer el Beshir repressed opposition, fixed vote, threatens new offensive Equatorial Guinea April Presidential Teodoro Obiang repressed opposition and fixed vote Chad April Presidential Idriss Déby Itno repressed opposition and fixed vote Djibouti April Presidential Ismaïl Omar Guelleh repressed opposition and fixed vote Gabon August Presidential Ali Ben Bongo in tight race, history of fixing Zambia August Presidential Edgar Lungu in tight race; his supporters threaten opposition Cape Verde August Presidential Shootings raise tension South Africa August Local elections Critical test of Jacob Zuma’s leadership...

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

5% victory in the presidential election on 20 March, President Mahamadou Issoufou is offering opposition members government places...


Knock-out in two

President Mahamadou Issoufou approaches the 20 March second round of the presidential election all but certain of a victorious outcome...


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