Since hanging up his gloves, former Nigerien heavyweight boxing champion Abdoul Aziz Ousseini has turned to combating the issue of the neglected so-called 'street children' in the capital Niamey. Every weekend, Aziz dedicates his time to helping these young people, teaching them the skills of the sport and giving them a new occupation. One of his trainees has already won three West African titles, saying that Aziz helped "wake him up".
13 Feb 2020
Despite being the world's third fastest female 400m runner last year, Nigerien athlete Aminatou Seyni will likely be barred from her favored distance at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in a row over testosterone levels. Francesca Lynagh reports.
6 Sep 2017
Courtesy visit - Nigerien President visits Buhari in Daura.