Niger's economy suffers effects of Boko Haram

Continuing attacks in Nigeria by the armed group Boko Haram are affecting businesses in neighbouring Niger.

    Continuing attacks in Nigeria by the armed group Boko Haram are hurting the economy of neighbouring Niger.

    The border has been closed due to the security threat, and businesses are feeling the effects. The city of Diffa, dubbed the perfume capital of the region, has been hard hit.

    Al Jazeera's Omar Al Saleh reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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