Niger sacks army chief after 89 soldiers killed; Buhari commiserates with Nigeriens

Niger’s army chief Gen Ahmed Mohamed has been sacked, four days after militant Islamists killed 89 soldiers in an assault on a military base, inflicting the biggest loss on the military in a single day. In Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday evening spoke to Nigerien President Mahamadou Issoufou on the telephone to commiserate with … Continue reading Niger sacks army chief after 89 soldiers killed; Buhari commiserates with Nigeriens