September 25, 2023

Niamey Speaks: The Capital’s Voice on French Departure

Niamey, Niger – The streets of Niamey have recently been the epicenter of fervent demonstrations and passionate voices, culminating in the decision by the French government to withdraw its troops from Niger. Following this announcement, reactions among the residents of Niamey have been a cocktail of relief, anticipation, and uncertainty. Highlights: It all began when […]

September 24, 2023

Macron Announces Significant Troop Withdrawal from Niger by End of Year

PARIS – In an unexpected turn of events, French President Emmanuel Macron has made the formal declaration that France will terminate its military cooperation with Niger and pull out almost 1,500 troops stationed there by the conclusion of this year. Highlights This monumental decision emerges amidst a backdrop of political instability in Niger, recently shaken […]

September 21, 2023

Niger: Bazoum Appeals to Regional Court for Reinstatement as President

NIAMEY, NIGER — Mohamed Bazoum, the deposed Nigerien president, has taken an unprecedented step by filing a petition with West Africa’s regional court, seeking his release from detention and subsequent reinstatement as the head of state. Highlights Mohamed Bazoum, known for his efforts to promote democratic norms in a region often rocked by political instability, […]

September 17, 2023

Niger Challenges ECOWAS: Legal Action on the Horizon?

Following a period of intense political upheaval in Niger, the nation is now considering legal action against the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) over its threats of sanctions. These sanctions emerged as a response to the military coup, which led to the destabilization of Niger’s democratic process. Highlights: Reports indicate that ECOWAS, deeply […]