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Some of hundreds demonstrate on October 21, 2011 in Niamey against... News PhotoAbundance,Conflict,Gasoline,Niamey,Niger,Protest,VerticalPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPSome of hundreds demonstrate on October 21, 2011 in Niamey against the high price of petrol in the west African nation, which has been producing oil since the end of last year. Niger officially became an oil producer in November 2011 with the opening of a refinery run by the state and a Chinese company near Niger's second city Zinder. Placard reads: 'We also demand a lowering of the price of gasoline.' AFP PHOTO / BOUREIMA HAMA (Photo credit should read BOUREIMA HAMA/AFP/Getty Images)