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Niger’s president Issoufou wins coveted Mo Ibrahim prize

Mahamadou Issoufou, who is stepping down as president of coup-prone Niger after two terms in office, on Monday won Africa’s top prize for leadership. He was awarded the 2020 Mo Ibrahim Prize for facing “seemingly insurmountable challenges”, ranging from deep poverty to jihadism and desertification. Despite these enduring problems, “Issoufou has led his people on

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