Niger: Protests erupt after Bazoum wins presidential run-off vote

– Advertisement – Protests have erupted in Niger with reports of clashes between protesters and police in parts of the capital, Niamey. The clashes erupted before and after the announcement of Mohamed Bazoum as winner of the presidential run-off. Angry supporters of his challenger Mahamane Ousmane have been protesting in opposition strongholds. Protesters have burnt tyres and a campaign vehicle belonging to the ruling PND party have been destroyed. Sunday’s presidential run-off vote was to help citizens choose a new leader towards first democratic transfer of power. – Advertisement –…

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