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Niger’s President Sworn In for Another Term!

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Niger ‘s President Mahamadou Issoufou was sworn in for another five-year term in office on Saturday after a controversial election boycotted by the opposition. Issoufou took the oath of office in Niamey in front of a crowd that included a number of African leaders from Ivorycoast, Chad, Senegal and other representatives from over 53 nations as well as United States ...

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Niger’s President Mahamadou Issoufou Has Been Re-elected

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Niger’s president, Mahamadou Issoufou has been re-elected as his main opponent remains in France seeking medical treatment after being jailed for several months. Check also: Niger’s lion president Muhamadou Issoufou to face run off vote Mahamadou Issoufou’s  rival Hama Amadou received 18 percent of the vote, which saw a low turnout after the opposition called for a boycott.  Amadou was arrested ...

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Niger’s ‘Lion’ President, Muhamadou Issoufou To Face Run-Off Vote

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Niger’s President Mahamadou Issoufou took a solid lead Friday in the uranium-rich nation’s presidential election but will face an unprecedented run-off against jailed opposition leader Hama Amadou on March 20. Check also: Niger opposition rejects initial election results citing fraud The narrow win for Mahamadou Issoufou, who is known as the “Zaki” or “Lion” in Hausa, came after he had ...

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Political And Security Tensions Darken Niger ‘s presidential Elections

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Niger will hold an election on Sunday in which President Mahamadou Issoufou is running for a new term with a vow to crush an Islamist militant threat, but the opposition accuses him of another type of political crackdown against them. Check also: President Yoweri Museveni leads count in Uganda election Issoufou has pledged to modernize security and defense forces in ...

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