Thursday, July 17, 2008

Human cost of war in Niger

Life is a daily struggle for Tuareg villagers living in Niger, one of the world's poorest countries, they are often left with nothing in their flight from conflict.

Civil war and drought routinely disrupt the largely subsistence economy of this African nation.

Al Jazeera's May Welsh reports from northern Niger, on the violent struggle between rebels and government troops, that make it increasingly difficult for many villagers to survive.