Tag: Niger


Niger Junta Expels French Envoy

Gen Abdourahamane Tchiani, Niger’s coup leader/Reuters Image Niger’s coup leaders have given the French ambassador 48 hours to leave the country as bilateral ties continue to deteriorate rapidly. The junta said Sylvain Itte had refused to respond to an invitation to meet Niger’s foreign minister. France, a former colonial power, […]


ECOWAS Parliament Deadlock On Niger Miliary Action

Parliamentarians of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on Saturday deadlocked over the action that needed to be taken to address the Niger coup. Some parliamentarians of ECOWAS were in favour of the regional bloc taking military action against the Niger junta. Other members were against any form […]