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Issoufou’s Soviet-style reelection bodes ill
Niger’s President Mahamadou Issoufou is entering a minefield. Recently reelected with a Soviet-style 92% of the votes in a run-off that was boycotted by the opposition, Issoufou was inaugurated for another five-year term on April 2 in the presence of [. [...]
Issoufou-Amadou: Who'll finish off the other?
With two years to go before the next presidential election, the showdown between Mahamadou Issoufou, who seeks re-election, and his former ally and now staunch enemy Hama Amadou has finally begun. Issoufou accuses Amadou of wanting to create conditions conducive [. [...]