2010 Nigerien coup d'état
A coup d'état occurred in Niger on 18 February 2010. Soldiers attacked the presidential palace in Niamey under weapons fire at midday and captured President Mamadou Tandja, who was chairing a governme...
2010 Sahel famine
A large-scale, drought-induced famine occurred in Africa's Sahel region and many parts of the neighboring Sénégal River Area from February to August 2010. It is one of many famines to have hit the reg...
2010 Sahel famine - Wikipedia
Supreme Council for the Restoration of Democracy
The Supreme Council for the Restoration of Democracy (French: Conseil suprême pour la Restauration de la Démocratie, or CSRD), led by Salou Djibo, is a military junta that staged a coup in Niger on 18...
Niger at the 2012 Summer Olympics
The West African nation of Niger with six athletes sent in five sports, competed at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, from 27 July to 12 August 2012. This was the nation's tenth appearance at ...
Nigerien parliamentary election, 2011
A parliamentary election was held in Niger on 31 January 2011, following President Mamadou Tandja's ouster in a military coup and the subsequent dissolution of the National Assembly in February 2010. ...
Nigerien constitutional referendum, 2010
A constitutional referendum was held in Niger on 31 October 2010, following the 2010 Nigerien coup d'état which ousted Tandja Mamadou. Parliamentary elections will follow on 31 January 2011, and presi...
Nigerien presidential election, 2011
The Republic of Niger held a presidential election on 31 January 2011. The first round was to be held on January 3 and the second round on January 31, but those dates were postponed to 31 January 2011...