Tag: Niger Coup

Thousands rally in support of military coup in Niger amid ECOWAS talks

Thousands of people took to the streets of Niger’s capital Niamey on Sunday to show their support for…

ECOWAS sets date for possible military intervention in Niger

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has announced that it has finalized its plans for a…

Nigeria: ECOWAS orders deployment of standby force amid Niger crisis

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has ordered the deployment of its standby force to Niger,…

Former Niger rebel launches anti-coup movement in the first sign of internal resistance

A former rebel leader and politician in Niger, Rhissa Ag Boula, has launched a movement opposing the military…

Niger’s coup snubs US envoy, denies access to deposed president Bazoum

A senior US diplomat has met with Niger’s military junta in an attempt to resolve the political crisis…

France suspends aid to Burkina Faso over Niger crisis

France has announced that it will suspend all its development aid and budget support actions to Burkina Faso…