Mines minister Oumarou Idani battles to save his political career

Mines Minister Oumarou Idani.
Mines Minister Oumarou Idani. © Reuters
Although he knows that he is unlikely to be reappointed mines minister if Roch Marc Christian Kaboré is re-elected in the 2020 presidential election, Oumarou Idani hopes he will at least get elected as an MP. His chances of being selected to stand for his party are uncertain, however, as criticism of his management of the mining sector continues to grow. [...] (335 words)
Published on 24/07/2020 at 05:00 GMT Reading time 2 minutes
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