Protests in Niger are bigger than they’ve ever been. A month after the military overthrew their president, protesters are focusing their anger on their former colonial power, France. And it’s not just the protesters – Niger’s top court also approved the expulsion of France’s ambassador. French President Emmanuel Macron insists the ambassador will stay. So what’s next for Niger and for France’s slippery hold on Francophone Africa?
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