Africa

Niger struggles to curb people smuggling

People smuggling is a lucrative business in the landlocked West African country of Niger. Migrants see it as a way to get to Europe by first crossing into Libya. But now the government with help from the European Union is trying to stop the trade.

People smuggling is a lucrative business in the landlocked West African country of Niger.

Migrants see it as a way to get to Europe by first crossing into Libya.

But now the government with help from the European Union is trying to stop the trade.

Al Jazeera's Hiba Morgan reports.

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