Nigeria vows rewards for whistleblowers

Abuja — Nigeria has promised to protect and hand out hefty rewards to whistleblowers, as Africa’s most populous country battles both endemic corruption and a sharp decline in oil revenues.

Arctic ice disappearing at alarming rate

Chaos Theory, the Butterfly Effect, El Nino, Hottest Year on Record. These are all now well-known and oft-used phrases and all allude to the interconnectivity of the Earth’s weather system. A change ...
A woman stands at the door of the Saint Raphael Parish in Kinshasa on Sunday. Security forces patrolled the tense streets of Kinshasa after the suspension of last-ditch talks to find a peaceful way out of the nation’s political crisis sparked by the end of President Joseph Kabila’s mandate. — AFP

DRC capital a tense ghost town

Kinshasa — Workers and schoolchildren stayed at home and patrolling soldiers outnumbered civilians in some parts of Kinshasa yesterday as tensions rose with one day left of Congolese President Joseph...