Latest update: 19/02/2010
Coup d'état in Niger: what next?
On Feb. 18, 2010, an army colonel backed by mutinous troops overthrew the government of President Mamadou Tandja. What happened? Will the military junta keep its promises to fight corruption? Will the decade old democracy resist this Coup d’état? What is France’s position on the seizure of President Mamadou Tandja?