Kimba Idrissa holds a PhD in Letters, Social Sciences and Humanities. He is a Full Professor at the University Abdou Moumouni of Niamey (Niger). He has worked as associate professor and researcher in many universities and research centres in Africa, France, The Netherlands and the United States. He has done many publications on the political and social history of contemporary Niger. His recent works include Niger: Etat et démocratie, Paris, L’Harmattan.