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Niger Coup

Why Do Things Always Fall Apart in Africa?

Alemayehu G. Mariam | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alemayehu G. Mariam

Unless Gbagbo peacefully leaves power, it seems inevitable that violence and conflict will again reign in the Ivory Coast destroying thousands of lives and the economy of one of the more prosperous African countries.

France More Worried about Niger's Uranium Than its People

Michael Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Hughes

One is hard-pressed not to cringe when hearing the moral outrage over the recent coup d'etat in Niger that has been exuding from the mouths of French officials as of late.

Alan Grayson Narrowly Escapes Niger Coup

CNN | Charles Riley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Florida, narrowly escaped harm earlier this week after being caught up in a military coup in the African country of Niger. ...

Salou Djibo Leads Niger Coup For 'Supreme Council For The Restoration Of Democracy'

AP | DALATOU MAMANE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NIAMEY, Niger — A junta that seized power in a coup in the West African nation of Niger named a platoon commander as its leader Friday, hours af...