Documents seen by The Guardian show that the World Bank has repeatedly violated its own policies aimed at protecting the rights of indigenous people over the past decade by funding projects that pushed nearly 3.4 million slum dwellers, farmers and villagers from their land or dispossessed them of their livelihoods.
Nigeria is looking like the next frontier for the Ebola outbreak that has Liberia on lockdown, after a man infected with the virulent virus flew to Lagos from Liberia before succumbing to the disease late last month.
New details are emerging Monday after a plane crash killed at least 153 people in Nigeria over the weekend. All passengers aboard the Dana Air plane were killed, but rescue officials are concerned that more deaths will be reported on the ground.
An emergency management official says none of the 147 passengers survived after a Dana Air plane flew into a two-story building in the Iju neighborhood of Lagos on Sunday.
The election of Socialist pediatrician Michelle Bachelet as president is good news for the people of Chile. Especially given the alternatives.