Nigeria

Tharanga Yakupitiyage, IPS News
A child from drought-stricken southern Somalia who survived the long journey to an aid camp in the Somali capital Mogadishu. (Credit: Abdurrahman Warsameh/IPS)
'Political failure has led to these crises—political leadership is needed to resolve them'
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
"Today's new evidence shows senior executives at the world's fifth biggest company knowingly entered a corrupt deal that deprived the Nigerian people of $1.1billion," said Global Witness co-founder Simon Taylor. "That is more than the country's entire health budget for 2016." (Photo: AP)
'This is one of the worst corruption scandals the oil industry has ever seen,...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Niger Delta Avengers say they are behind a spate of recent attacks on fossil...