One Year After Niger Coup, Ousted President Still Detained

One year after a coup in Niger, ousted president Mohamed Bazoum is still being held under…

French Troops Begin Leaving Coup-Hit Niger Republic

The French army announced Tuesday that it had begun evacuating troops from Niger after being told…

Niger’s Post-Coup PM Hopes For ‘Agreement’ With ECOWAS

On Monday, Niger’s military-appointed prime minister expressed optimism about a compromise with the West African bloc…

7 Military Coups in Africa Over The Last Three Years

Before the one underway in Gabon on Wednesday, Africa had seen seven coups since August 2020.…

Niger’s Military Rulers Order French Ambassador Out

The military authorities of Niger, who took control of the government in July, gave the French…

Pope Calls For Peace In Coup-Hit Niger

Pope Francis on Sunday urged a diplomatic solution to a political crisis in Niger, sparked by…

Niger Crisis: No Option Off The Table Including Force – ECOWAS

Nigerian President Bola Tinubu stated on Thursday that no option, including the use of force as…

US’ Blinken Warns On Russia’s Wagner Taking Advantage In Niger

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has warned Russia’s Wagner mercenaries against exploiting instability in coup-torn…

Niger’s Junta Seeks Wagner Support as ECOWAS Deadline Approaches

Niger’s new military junta has asked for help from the Russian mercenary group Wagner as a…

Coup: 7 Moves ECOWAS Has Decided To Make Against Niger

The recent coup d’etat in Niger, a reprehensible assault on the nation’s democracy, has stirred up…

Niger Coup Weakens Fight Against Terror In Africa – France

The coup in Niger will undermine the fight against resurgent terror groups in Africa’s Sahel region,…

US President Biden Calls For Immediate Release Of Niger’s Bazoum

US President Joe Biden called on Thursday for the immediate release of Niger’s elected President Mohamed…

West Africa Bloc Says Military Intervention In Niger ‘Last Resort’

West Africa’s regional union said on Wednesday that a military intervention in junta-ruled Niger would be…

Coup: First Evacuation Flight from Niger Lands at Paris Airport

Following a coup last week that deposed the country’s democratically elected president, the first evacuation flight…

Coup: Niger Reopens Borders with 5 Neighbouring Countries

One of the coup plotters declared on national television on Tuesday that Niger’s land and air…

EU Condemns Arrest of Niger Ministers by Putschists

The European Union criticized the arrest of ministers from the overthrown government by Niger’s new junta…

No Uranium ‘Supply Risk’ After Coup in Niger – EU

The military coup in major uranium producer Niger does not pose a problem for supplies of…

Burkina Faso and Mali Back Niger Junta, Warn ECOWAS

Any military involvement in Niger to reinstall deposed President Mohamed Bazoum would be a “declaration of…

Germany Suspends Financial Aid, Development Cooperation With Niger

Following last week’s coup, Germany said it had suspended financial help to Niger as well as…

Who is General Tchiani? The Shadowy Army Veteran Who Seized Power In Niger

General Abdourahamane Tchiani, the head of Niger’s formidable presidential guard who assumed control during a military…

How World Leaders are Reacting to the Niger Coup

On Wednesday, world leaders reacted to an apparent coup attempt in Niger, as President Mohamed Bazoum…