France, Niger
Alkache Alhada, the new interior minister with socialist credentials

New Nigerien interior minister Alkache Alhada.
New Nigerien interior minister Alkache Alhada. © State Audit Office of Hungary/YouTube
Alkache Alhada, who has taken over from Mohamed Bazoum at the strategically important Nigerien interior ministry, is on very good terms with President Mahamadou Issoufou. He also has longstanding links with the "Mr Africa" of the French socialist party, Guy Labertit, and the former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo. [...]
Published on 03.07.2020 at 05:00 GMT Reading time 2 minutes
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