Coup in Niger

Context:
  • The Niger military has detained the President and declared a ‘coup,’ resulting in the overthrow of the government.
About Niger:
  • Niger, officially the Republic of Niger (Capital Niamey) is a landlocked country in West Africa.
  • It is a unitary state bordered by Libya to the northeast, Chad to the east, Nigeria to the south, Benin and Burkina Faso to the southwest, Mali to the west, and Algeria to the northwest.
News Source: Indian Express 

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