Nigerians fleeing extremist violence at home take refuge across the border in Niger among an already fragile population. Together they proceed to carve out a way to live better lives for now.
The death of two protesters last month in Niger, could bring pressure for a meaningful Truth and Reconciliation for French colonialism in Africa.
The mass atrocities of the 1899 French invasion of what is Niger today are finally being treated with the gravity and consequence they deserve in Western popular histories.
Let’s talk about the role Western institutions can play in achieving climate justice in the Sahel.
An interview with the filmmakers, Ousmane Samassekou and Aïcha Macky, about their films: two stunning documentaries creating new narratives about migration.
How local conflicts in the Sahel-Sahara over justice, or rather its absence, get dragged into tensions between outsiders.
There is a collective national ignorance that surrounds the United States' vast military presence in Africa.
Nigerien band Anewal eschews explicit politics and sings mostly of harmony and brotherhood.
Safiath, ZM, Habsou Garba and Fati Mariko: producing diverse sounds in rap, hip-hop and soul.
Bombino, the Tuareg musician from Agadez in northern Niger, wants to show the world the multiple, and often joyful sides of life in the region.
Tal National's music is breezy, in all Niger's languages and about topics to which everyone can relate: love, peace, and the beauty of women.
Guest Post by Samira Sawlani* We won’t be surprised if Malians don’t care much for football
Journalists rarely ask the IMF chief technocrat to consider whether or not she gives any kind of a shit about the people who are getting screwed by her "austerity" agenda.
A quick survey of Western media suggests Tuareg nationalist claims don’t carry the same weight as
Let’s celebrate Niger’s independence day with a recording of Omara “Bombino” Moctar, whose story of exile