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Journalist's home vandalised amid Niger post-election tension
The house of the Radio France Internationale (RFI) correspondent in Niger has been vandalised and partly burnt by...
Niger post-election violence kills two, hundreds arrested
In tonight's edition: Two people have died in Niger amid post-election violence and hundreds have been arrested...
[France 24] 25/02/2021
Niger: At Least 2 Lives Lost to Electoral Violence
Niger's Interior Minister stated that at least two people had lost their lives in the recent electoral violence.
Sahel: Profile of Niger’s new president, Mohamed Bazoum
By Boureima Hama – Mohamed Bazoum, named the winner of Niger’s presidential election, worked for years as the...
[The North Africa Journal] 25/02/2021
Niger: Former interior minister wins presidential elections, violence ensues
By Amaury Hauchard – Former interior minister Mohamed Bazoum won Niger’s presidential elections, according to...
[The North Africa Journal] 25/02/2021
Niger opposition leader alleges election fraud, declares victory
Niger opposition leader Mahamane Ousmane has claimed that he narrowly won the country’s presidential election.
Niger: Mohamed Bazoum elected president, beating Mahamane Ousmane
Mohamed Bazoum, the governing party’s candidate, was elected in the second round of the presidential election with...
[The Africa Report] 24/02/2021
Fresh protests in Niger as opposition candidate Ousmane claims victory
Mahamane Ousmane claimed victory in Sunday's presidential election despite the Electoral Commission (CENI) announcing he...
Protests erupt in Niger after Bazoum wins presidential run-off vote
The provisional results must still be confirmed by the constitutional court.
Niger: Ex-Interior Minister Declared Initial Winner in Presidential Election
[DW] Initial results say Mohamed Bazoum beat opposition candidate Mahamane Ousmane in the run-off vote. He is close to...
Niger's Mohamed Bazoum wins presidential election round 2- EC
Mohamed Bazoum, a candidate for the presidential election in Niger has won the presidential run-off elections, according...
Niger opposition denounces fraud, as supporters protest provisional results
Opposition supporters chanted slogans as they took part in a demonstration in the streets of Niamey, Tuesday to protest...
Ruling party candidate declared winner of Niger’s historic presidential runoff
Niger's ruling party candidate Mohamed Bazoum has won the presidential election with 55.75 percent of the vote, beating...
[France 24] 23/02/2021
Bazoum takes the lead in Niger presidential runoff: electoral commission
Although the counting continues in three of Niger’s seven regions, the country’s Independent National Electoral...
Ruling party candidate Bazoum expected to win presidency in Niger
NIAMEY, Niger, February 21: Voters went to the polls on the weekend in the second round of presidential elections,...
[The Africa news] 23/02/2021
Sahel: People of Niger vote for a new president
By Boureima Hama and Amaury Hauchard – Niger voted Sunday in a presidential run-off between two political heavyweights...
[The North Africa Journal] 22/02/2021
Challenges Ahead as Nigeriens Decide
Nigeriens went out to pick a President in Historic Runoff on Sunday. A peaceful transition of power is crucial in the...
[News Central] 22/02/2021
Niger run-off: Ruling party's candidate takes early lead-EC
Mohammed Bazoum, a favorite and close ally of Niger’s incumbent President Mahamadou Issoufou, takes an early lead in...
Niger: Ruling Party Candidate Takes Lead in Presidential Runoff
[DW] Niger's ruling party candidate Mohamed Bazoum took an early lead in the second round of the West African nation's...
Niger: Blast kills seven election workers as vote counting begins
Seven election workers were killed early Sunday in Niger's troubled western Tillaberi region when their vehicle hit a...
Niger: Deadly Violence Mars Second Election Round
[DW] The runoff vote to choose a new president was marred when seven electoral commission officials were killed after...
Niger elections trigger violence, fatal explosion
Seven members of Niger’s Independent National Electoral Commission died Sunday when the vehicle they traveled in...
[Africa Times] 22/02/2021
Seven poll workers killed by landmine as Niger votes in presidential runoff
Seven election workers have been killed during Niger's presidential vote when their vehicle struck a landmine, a local...
At least 7 killed in terrorist attack in SW Niger
NIAMEY, Feb. 21 (Xinhua) -- At least seven people were killed and three others seriously injured on Sunday after their...
[The Africa news] 21/02/2021
Landmine kills seven poll workers in Niger on day of historic runoff election
Seven election workers were killed during Niger’s presidential vote on Sunday when their vehicle struck a landmine, a...
[France 24] 21/02/2021