Former premier Hama Amadou called Monday for Niger's citizens not to "bow to dictatorship" under President Mamadou Tandja (pictured) after Tandja won a referendum to extend his mandate past its December expiration date until 2012.
In this edition, British singer Ed Laurie is our guest for his new album 'Small Boat, Big Sea'. His song 'Albert' is inspired by author Albert Camus. And let's have a look at the International Festival of African Fashion.
In this edition, the International Festival of African fashion promotes African cultures. And Amobe Mevegue takes us to Mali with the new album of Amadou and Mariam and makes us discover the phenomenal australian music of Gurrumul Yunupingu.
The ruling party of President Mamadou Tandja has won a clear majority in a parliamentary vote largely boycotted by the opposition. The election was organised in defiance of international calls for a postponement.
A new constitution extending the term limit and expanding the powers of Niger President Mamadou Tandja has been promulgated. The amendments to the constitution were validated by a referendum vote, despite severe criticism from the opposition.