Jihadists invade Africa’s iconic river

Jihadists invade Africa’s iconic river – The Manila Times

NIAMEY: Ousmane Djebare Djenepo, wearing sunglasses and an easy smile, stands upright to show off the mighty Niger River, which is flowing around his traditional wooden canoe or pirogue. The 76-year-old Malian is one of tens of thousands of fisherfolks who make a living from the river and the verdant wetlands, which surround it.