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Reports: Nigerian Army Targeted Civilians, Burned Down Village

AP | HARUNA UMAR and JON GAMBRELL | Posted 05.01.2013 | World

BAGA, Nigeria -- Satellite photographs and witness statements Tuesday strongly challenged denials by Nigeria's government about mass casualties and da...

Fighting In Nigeria Kills At Least 185

AP | HARUNA UMAR | Posted 06.21.2013 | World

BAGA, Nigeria — Fighting between Nigeria's military and Islamic extremists killed at least 185 people in a fishing community in the nation's far...

A Dying African Lake, Polluted, Overfished; Bad And Getting Worse

Joseph B. Treaster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Joseph B. Treaster

Lake Victoria, one of the largest fresh water lakes in the world, is suffering. It is polluted with raw sewage and it is muddy from the erosion of soil from nearby hills that have lost trees and shrubs to people in search of firewood.