Tag: Niamey

Algeria doubles down on hostile acts against Niger

April 8, 2024

Algeria’s military-led diplomacy has opted for escalation with Niger, summoning its ambassador to Algiers to say the complaints about a mistreatment of Sub-Saharan migrants were ... Read More

Three Sahel countries to create joint anti-jihadist force amid growing insecurity

March 7, 2024

Junta-led Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger have agreed to create a joint force to battle security threats, most notably long-running jihadist rebellions, across their territories. ... Read More

Niger: military tribunal grants ‘provisional release’ to son of deposed president Bazoum

January 10, 2024

Salem Bazoum, the son of Niger President Mohamed Bazoum, who has been imprisoned with his parents at the presidential residence since the coup in July ... Read More

France begins pulling out its troops from Niger after junta’s order

October 12, 2023

France has begun pulling out its troops from Niger after being ordered out of the West African nation by the military junta that ousted the ... Read More

Court in Niger orders immediate release of son of deposed leader

October 9, 2023

The High Court of Niamey has ordered the immediate release of Salem Mohamed, son of Mohamed Bazoum, the Nigerien President deposed on July 26 by ... Read More

West’s waning influence in Africa laid bare as France announces withdrawal from Niger

September 26, 2023

France's decision to withdraw its ambassador and military forces from Niger, the West's last key ally in the central Sahel region, amid a wave anti-French ... Read More

U.S confirms appointment of new Ambassador to Niger

August 17, 2023

The U.S. State Department has confirmed the appointment of Kathleen FitzGibbon as Washington’s new envoy to Niger now led by a junta that toppled on ... Read More

Niger: US, ECOWAS slam junta plan to prosecute president Bazoum for ‘high treason’

August 15, 2023

The United States have expressed great concern and the West African regional bloc ECOWAS condemned on Monday (14 August) Niger's military rulers' threats to prosecute ... Read More

ECOWAS gives Junta in Niger one week to surrender power

July 31, 2023

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) gave, Sunday July 30, the new leaders in Niger, one week to give up power and restore ... Read More

Burkina Faso poised for closer cooperation with Niger after junta takes power in Niamey

July 28, 2023

Burkina Faso Thursday July 27 expressed keenness for closer cooperation with neighboring Niger, a day after the army deposed elected leader Mohamed Bazoum. “Niger is ... Read More