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Tuareg and Wodaabe nomads attended an annual festival last week in Ingall, an oasis town and Niger's traditional gateway to the Sahara.  By Michele Cattani (AFP/File)

'Cannon fodder'? Joblessness, jihadists stalk Niger's nomad youth

10 hours ago | Africa

For Veli Rabo, a 28-year-old Nigerien, the idea of finding a job has almost become a joke. His time is spent being c ...

Sep 27, 2021 | Africa

Mohamed Salah shares first place in the Premier League Golden Boot race with Jamie Vardy and Michail Antonio after scori ...

Sep 27, 2021 | Africa

The All Blacks have a lot of room for improvement as they chase a rare Rugby Championship clean sweep against South Af ...

Sep 26, 2021 | Africa

Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele said Sunday he plans not only to break the men's marathon world record, but also to emulate E ...

Sep 25, 2021 | Africa

Lagos (Nigeria), 23 September 2021. The Technical Committee for the selection of beneficiaries of the Young G ...

Sep 24, 2021 | Africa

In a busy construction site, soldiers armed with guns watch over workers as Niger speeds up efforts to build its first h ...

Sep 24, 2021 | Africa

Under-fire South Africa head into their 100th Test against arch-rivals New Zealand this weekend desperate to recapture t ...

Sep 24, 2021 | Africa

The Springboks and All Blacks face off for the 100th time in Townsville, Australia on Saturday, extending an intense riv ...

Sep 23, 2021 | Africa

A book authored by South African Nobel Peace Prize laureate and retired archbishop Desmond Tutu was a top seller at an a ...

Sep 21, 2021 | Africa

Vaccines were promoted as a silver bullet to end the pandemic, the path to finally beating Covid-19. But in Africa, t ...

Sep 20, 2021 | Africa

Ten-year-old Moussa will bask in the glory of the weekend camel race in Niger for a long time. Little higher than his vi ...

Sep 19, 2021 | Africa

Djibouti President Ismael Omar Guelleh has returned home to the Horn of Africa country, his office said Sunday, after ru ...

Sep 18, 2021 | Africa

For three days, this semi-arid patch edging the Sahara desert blooms with a riot of colours -- red, orange, blue, fuschi ...

Sep 18, 2021 | Africa

The 2004 Olympic champion Justin Gatlin put retirement on hold despite having to settle for third in Saturday's season-c ...

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