BP Oil Spill Still Killing Wildlife, Activists Say
March 30 2015 4:14 PM EDT
The National Wildlife Federation says that five years after the spill, there's still a big impact on many Gulf species, but BP disagrees.
Black Market Pot Leaves California’s Salmon High And Dry
March 30 2015 1:26 PM EDT
Thousands of acres of illegal weed could become “catastrophic” for California’s wildlife, a new study warns.
Nigeria's Election Day Now Its Election Weekend
March 28 2015 10:30 AM EDT
The Nigerian elections in some areas will be conducted not only Saturday but also Sunday because of issues with the accreditation process.
As Nigeria Decides, What’s Next For The Economy?
March 26 2015 12:42 PM EDT
The winner of Nigeria’s presidential race faces an economic outlook that isn’t bright — and neither candidate is outlining a solution.
Making Ends Meet, On The Run From Boko Haram
March 25 2015 8:30 AM EDT
After spending months away from home, Nigerians fleeing Boko Haram are getting entrepreneurial.
Obama Calls For Peace, Unity To Fight Boko Haram
March 23 2015 10:58 AM EDT
With elections looming, the U.S. president calls on Nigeria’s leaders and citizens to ensure they are free, fair and peaceful.
Amid Boko Haram, Marriage Is Not Proposed But Threatened
March 21 2015 9:10 AM EDT
"With Boko Haram, you never know," says one woman lucky enough to have escaped. "You never know what's going to happen."
Mobile Devices Expected To Spur Growth In Africa
March 20 2015 12:52 PM EDT
Economists say rapidly growing mobile connectivity in sub-Saharan Africa could spur development when used by the public sector.
A New Higher Education
March 19 2015 3:25 PM EDT
As legalization becomes more widespread, U.S. colleges offer courses on understanding and working within the emerging marijuana market.
Boko Haram Witnesses Say It’s Just A Gang Of Looters
March 13 2015 8:51 AM EDT
Eyewitnesses to Boko Haram attacks describe the militants as simply looters and killers -- Islam has nothing to do with it.
Life On The Run From Boko Haram
March 11 2015 8:35 AM EDT
Hundreds of thousands of people have fled to escape a militant group's violence, but space and food are in short supply.
Nigeria's 'King of Guns' Battles Boko Haram With Vigilantes
March 07 2015 8:17 AM EST
Some local groups in Africa's most populous country are outperforming the nation's military in fighting terrorists.
In Nigeria, Aid Groups Are Running Out Of Food
March 04 2015 11:31 AM EST
Scores of people fleeing Boko Haram violence are avoiding refugee camps, leaving local aid organizations scrambling.
Lagos In Photos
March 03 2015 4:45 PM EST
Lagos is a city of contrasts.
Can Tech Startups Solve Nigeria's Woes?
March 02 2015 9:01 AM EST
Africa's largest economy is struggling amid falling crude oil prices, and some say an emerging tech sector may be the answer.
Makoko In Photos
February 28 2015 11:27 AM EST
Up to 250,000 people live in Makoko, a floating slum village in Lagos, Nigeria.
The 'Nigerian Prince' Problem
February 26 2015 2:58 PM EST
Nigerian online entrepreneurs are still fighting a stereotype as old as email.
With More Legal Pot, Farmers Eye Industrial Hemp
February 21 2015 10:00 AM EST
After years of being outlawed, marijuana's non-THC relative could claim its time in the sun.
Detaining Mothers And Children Is 'Unlawful': Judge
February 20 2015 10:26 PM EST
A federal judge wants officers to stop detaining mothers and children who are fleeing the violence in Central America to seek asylum in the U.S.
US Denounces Arrest Of Caracas Mayor Antonio Ledezma
February 20 2015 8:00 PM EST
President Nicolás Maduro arrested opposition leader Antonio Ledezma on Thursday. The U.S. is not impressed.