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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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The campaign gaol trail

Arrested on his return from exile in France, Amadou is one of 15 candidates challenging President Mahamadou Issoufou...


Issoufou the insouciant

At least half a dozen candidates are already in the running, with President Mahamadou Issoufou almost certain to win...


Condé consolidates as opposition regroups

No fewer than 18 heads of state were invited to the opening but only two (Mahamadou Issoufou of Niger and Denis Sassou-Nguesso, now in trouble in Congo-Brazzaville) showed up...


Uranium profits decline

NIGER: Controversial agreement with AREVA means royalties will increase only with profitsA new five-year 'strategic partnership' in uranium mining signed between the government of President Mahamadou Issoufou and Areva at the end of May looks to be more favourable to France's largely state-owned nuclear manufacturing and mining group than initially realised...


How not to refill a lake

Niger’s President Mahamadou Issoufou, the Acting Chairman of the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC), Mauritania's President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, the President of the African Union Commission, and Nigeria's former President Olusegun Obasanjo all attended...


Issoufou’s Sahel agenda

In spite of the testy relations between some African politicians and Europe, President Mahamadou Issoufou has cultivated strong support from top officials in Brussels and Paris...


Isolation threatens Issoufou

Yet now, President Mahamadou Issoufou is looking increasingly insecure amid political tension...


Ransom? Moi?

Negotiations apparently resumed months ago, with Niger’s President Mahamadou Issoufou and his advisors playing a key role...


Keeping up with the Compaorés

Most notable among them are a former party chief and ex-Chairman of the National Assembly, Roch Marc Christian Kaboré, who was gradually squeezed out of the party last year, and former Agriculture Minister Salif Diallo, who is dead against the rise of François and works in Niger as an advisor to President Mahamadou Issoufou...


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