Mahamadou Issoufou

Sisi, Nigerien president review security challenges in Sahel region

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 - 08:23 GMT

Niger’s President Mahamadou Issoufou on Wednesday met with President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and reviewed the growing security challenges in the Sahel region, the Egyptian Presidency said in a statement.

Anti-jihadist mission in Sahel is priority, says Macron

Sat, 23 Dec 2017 - 09:47 GMT

Former colonial power France has been leading regional counter terrorism efforts in West Africa's Sahel region.

Al Azhar grand imam meets Niger’s president in Germany

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 - 03:10 GMT

Niger’s President Mahamadou Issoufou met Sunday with Al Azhar Grand Imam Sheikh Ahmed el Tayyeb.

Leaders urge migrant screening in Africa to stem Med crossings

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 - 07:10 GMT

African and European leaders backed proposals to screen asylum seekers in Africa as a way to prevent thousands from taking perilous journeys across the Mediterranean.