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4:40pm: Detained Niger President Bazoum seen by doctor, according to his entourage, 12 Aug
Mohamed Bazoum, who has been detained since being ousted by members of his guard last month [26.07.23], was seen by his doctor Saturday, his entourage said, amid [US Stalkers Blinken, Nuland] rising concerns for his health.

The president "had a visit by his doctor today", a member of his entourage told AFP, adding the physician also brought food for Bazoum, his wife, and son who are being held with him.

"He's fine, given the situation," the source added.

aljazeera | Sanctions, airspace closures hamper UN (08.08.23)
"Louise Aubin said flights operated within Niger by the United Nations Humanitarian Air Service (UNHAS) had been disrupted but not suspended by the coup leaders' decision to close its airspace in response to the [ECOWAS]'s threat of possible military intervention."
reliefweb.int | Preliminary Analysis on the Impacts of the Political Crisis and Sanctions on Food Security and Markets in Nige (10.08.23)
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dailytrust | [ECOWAS] Sanction: Shortage Of Cooking Ingredient Hit Ghana (11.08.23)
"Traders in Ghana have expressed fear that the economic blockade of Niger Republic by ECOWAS will have negative effects on businesses in their country."

by Cat on Tue Aug 15th, 2023 at 12:26:19 AM EST
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