Tidings | Fix
Maradi, Niger: 2038
“It’s not working,” Tsayaba says. She shakes her head in disgust. “Kai!”
“Just wait,” Ouma says, adjusting her scarf with shivering hands. “Yi hankali. Give it a minute.”
It’s a cold, dusty day — harmattan season is so unpredictable now, even with the weather drones they balloon up from Zinder and Niamey. The sky is choked gray, so full of dust that the sun is a smeary yellow blob that makes Ouma think of a lemon candy.