The Sahel is a region of Africa. ChadCompletely land-locked, and well off-the-beaten-path for all but the hardiest of travellers; very unstable in the north MaliA country with a remarkable history and heritage; home to the ancient trade capitals and seats …
Popular in Sahel
Niamey, the capital of Niger, is a lively, fairly modern city of around 800,000 on the banks of the Niger River in the Tillaberi region in the far southwest of Niger.
Niger is an arid, landlocked country of the Sahel with a population of 12 million.
Mauritania is the least developed and poorest country in northwest Africa. Geographically part of the Maghreb, Mauritania borders Algeria, Senegal and Mali, along with the disputed territory of Western Sahara.
Chad is one of the poorest and most corruptly mis-governed countries in the world, with most of its inhabitants living in poverty as subsistence herders and farmers.