Nigeriens enjoy an old French ball game
An ancient French ball game is becoming popular in Niger in West Africa. Players say it helps them forget frequent attacks by armed groups such as Boko Haram and al-Qaeda.
Niger's Tuareg community seeks stability
Niger's Tuareg community held a festival on Tuesday to honour 22 years of peace with the government. But tribal leaders meeting in the northwestern region of Tahoua warn that poverty and armed groups have to be tackled to guarantee stability.