Every year Nigeria loses between 350,000 and 400,000 hectares of forest cover, and over 10.5 billion naira to environmental challenges. Unofficial estimates put the annual losses in the billions of dollars.
The moment migrants arrive at Agadez bus station in Niger, they become part of a vibrant smuggling economy. The whole journey to Europe could cost $3000-$5000
The African cicada, Brevisana brevis, can crank out a sound level of 106.7 decibels – that’s louder than a chain saw or pneumatic drill. These and more records