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A young Tuareg in Arlit.
Days in the desert

August 21st 2006
The ceiling was black; or was it white? Or did it actually change colour depending on the time of the day? That was all that I could grasp as I lay in bed with Miss Malaria, munching medicines. In the hallway outside my room - high-heeled prostitutes “clicketi-clacketed” back and forth with their new and old customers - and outside our questionable hotel - unenthusiastic independence-day cel ... read more
Africa » Niger » Zinder

Nigerien Flag Not until 1993, 33 years after independence from France, did Niger hold its first free and open elections. A 1995 peace accord ended a five-year Tuareg insurgency in the north. Coups in 1996 and 1999 were followed by the creation of a National Reconc... ... read more
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