A quick reminder of how rough it is south of the Sahara. From YouTube.com: Sweet Crude is a documentary film about the Niger Delta of Nigeria — the humanitarian and environmental devastation there in the wake of 50 years of unregulated oil extraction, the history of non-violent protest by Niger Deltans demanding control of their [...]
In the early hours of 7 March, armed Fulani Muslims arrived from Bauchi during curfew hours and killed up to 500 villagers in Dogo Na Hawa, Rastat, and Zot in Bukuru (Jos South Headquarters). This video was shot soon after the massacre.
Using text messages, emails or an online form, anyone can submit reports on incidents that are happening around the beleagured Niger Delta into a central system. Displacements, Gas flares, Oil spills, Human rights abuses, Community empowerment, Peace building, Development projects, and Violence are not just be reported, but mapped. Users can also vote on how [...]
I totally forgot I had these pictures. Great stuff of some kids in a remote village, a school in the same remote village, verdant hills and valleys, some kids in a small town, a few city (Lagos) shots), and me mugging for the camera with a really big beard (which I’ve since kept off). These were all [...]