Mahamadou Issoufou

Latest stories

8d
AllAfrica.com
Elections in Africa ARI's Interactive Election ResourceAt least a dozen sub-Saharan African nations are due to hold presidential or pa
Elections in Africa ARI's Interactive Election Resource
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
At least a dozen sub-Saharan African nations are due to hold presidential or parliamentary elections this year. In Uganda, a divided opposition will struggle to unseat Yoweri Museveni after three decades in office. Denis Sassou Nguesso appears... Read more
13d
Channel NewsAsia
Nearly a quarter of Niger voters barred from February pollsNIAMEY: Nearly a quarter of voters in Niger: 1.5 million people: will be barred
Nearly a quarter of Niger voters barred from February polls
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
NIAMEY: Nearly a quarter of voters in Niger: 1.5 million people: will be barred from casting their ballots in next month's presidential poll, the government said, after politicians failed to agree on a system to register them. Tensions were already... Read more
23d
Channel NewsAsia
Niger presidential candidate declares himself political prisonerNIAMEY: Hama Amadou, a major opposition figure in Niger and a presidential cand
Niger presidential candidate declares himself political prisoner
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 23 days ago
NIAMEY: Hama Amadou, a major opposition figure in Niger and a presidential candidate, has declared himself a political prisoner, his lawyer said on Wednesday, meaning he is now likely to spend time leading up to the February polls in jail. Amadou... Read more
23d
AllAfrica.com
Niger's President Seeks ReIncumbent President Mahamadou Issoufou will finally face 14 opposition candidat
Niger's President Seeks Re
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
Incumbent President Mahamadou Issoufou will finally face 14 opposition candidates in February 21, 2016 presidential election in Niger. The Constitutional Court published the final list of candidates last weekend. Reports say 16 aspirants for the... Read more
24d
AllAfrica.com
What (Else) to Expect in Africa in 2016?Africa starts the New Year with many burning issues that escalated in 2015 and
What (Else) to Expect in Africa in 2016?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
Africa starts the New Year with many burning issues that escalated in 2015 and need urgent action. The crisis in Burundi, where grave human rights violations are continuing, and the war in South Sudan are the two most pressing among these. This year... Read more
19 related stories
25d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Niger presidential candidate denied release from prisonPresident Mahamadou Issoufou, a key Western ally in the fight against Islamist
Niger presidential candidate denied release from prison
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 25 days ago
President Mahamadou Issoufou, a key Western ally in the fight against Islamist militancy in the fragile Sahara region, is expected to win a second term; but critics accuse him of becoming increasingly authoritarian, especially after uncovering what... Read more
25d
Channel NewsAsia
Niger presidential candidate denied release from prisonNIAMEY: Hama Amadou, a major opposition figure approved to stand in Niger's Feb
Niger presidential candidate denied release from prison
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 25 days ago
NIAMEY: Hama Amadou, a major opposition figure approved to stand in Niger's February elections just two days ago, failed on Monday in an attempt to gain release from prison in a plea to the country's appeals court. President Mahamadou Issoufou, a... Read more
m
Channel NewsAsia
Niger voter register fit for election if changes madeNIAMEY: Niger's electoral register is good enough to enable the country to go a
Niger voter register fit for election if changes made
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 1 months ago
NIAMEY: Niger's electoral register is good enough to enable the country to go ahead with an election on Feb. 21 as long as certain changes are made, the International Organization of the Francophonie (OIF) said in a report on Monday. The changes... Read more
m
Quartz
The six African elections to watch out for in 2016 - Quartz democracy now Nigerian voters celebrate the election of Muhammadu B
The six African elections to watch out for in 2016
Quartz / Posted 1 months ago
- Quartz democracy now Nigerian voters celebrate the election of Muhammadu Buhari, the first time that the opposition has won power in Nigeria.... Read more

People in this news