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dozens killed after the attack on the city of Toumour

At least 27 people were killed overnight from Saturday to Sunday, in the Toumour area, in the Diffa region, in south-eastern Niger. According to an official from the Bosso department to which this municipality belongs, this attack was carried out by the Boko Haram group. Early in the evening, nearly 70 armed men arrived in the…

the municipal race before general elections

Postponed several times, local elections for elected councilors will take place today across Niger. They have not taken place since 2004 and the main effort is the control of the municipalities, especially the big cities such as Niamey, Zinder and Maradi. Members are elected for a five-year period. These elections also make it possible for political parties to know their weight before the major…

opponent Hama Amadou comes out of his silence

Hama Amadou has come out of his silence since the Constitutional Court rejected his candidacy. He encourages his activists to really campaign wherever they are present. While waiting to know who will benefit from his votes, Hama Amadou still hopes to return to the Nigerian political scene. as reported from Niamey, Moussa…

In Niger, the observer’s issues are forward of the overall election

When the election campaigns start final week, home and worldwide observers are nonetheless ready for his or her duties to observe the vote. However time is working out, as of this Sunday, December 13, Nigeria's elections will go to the regional and municipal elections. December 27 would be the first spherical of presidential elections. Some observers query the competence of Ceni, the impartial…

The start of the election campaign for general elections 27/12

The election campaigns for the presidential and legislative elections on December 27 are open in Niger. Thirty candidates are vying for the chairmanship and 359 for the 171 deputies. At the end of these elections, a democratically elected president will lead the torch to another civilian candidate, a first in Niger. with our…

ROTAB as a civil party in the “uraniumgate” case

In Niger, a new step was taken this week in the so-called "Uraniumgate" deal. An investigation was launched this year in France and ROTAB, the network of organizations for transparency and budget analysis, has just become a civil party. The financial scandal says about "uraniumgateExploded in 2017. This is a transaction that…

a desire for democracy despite the security situation

In Niger, the municipal and regional election campaign began on Wednesday, December 2. Nearly 7.5 million voters are expected to vote on Sunday, December 13 to elect their local elected representatives. These first votes will act as a balloon of scrutiny a few weeks before the parliamentary elections on 27 December, while the country is in the grip of growing uncertainty, especially in the Tillabéri…

the strength of the army will double within five years

This is the decision taken by the highest military authorities, in particular the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, President Issoufou. In view of the incessant terrorist attacks, a new bill on the status of the army has just been adopted by the National Assembly, a charter that should improve the living and working conditions of soldiers.…

Dying of Mamadou Tandja, former President of Niger

Former Nigerian President Mamadou "Baba" Tandja, who dominated the nation from 1999 to 2010, when he was overthrown by a coup, died on Tuesday, November 24, in Niamey, 82 years previous. A 3-day interval of mourning will likely be noticed all through the nationwide territory, returning to the trail of a person who remained extremely popular.…

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