European Union countries have adopted a framework to impose sanctions on members of a junta that seized power in Niger in July. This is aimed at strengthening measures taken by... read more →
West Africa's regional bloc, ECOWAS has demanded a shorter transition period from military rule to democracy in the Republic of Niger.
Niger's coup leader, General Abdourahmane Tchiani has promised to return the West African nation to civilian rule in three years. He made the pledge after meeting with mediators from West... read more →
West African army chiefs were due to hold a second and final day of talks in Ghana's capital Accra, where they have been hashing out the details of a possible... read more →
The West African bloc ECOWAS stands ready to intervene militarily in Niger. This will only occur should diplomatic efforts to reverse a coup there fail. Reuters reports that Niger military... read more →
The Economic Community of West African States has condemned the killings of Niger soldiers by armed groups. Niger's defence ministry said 17 soldiers were killed and 20 others wounded on... read more →