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Lake Chad seeks attention!

The sweet waters of Lake Chad ~ Republic of Chad, Middle Africa [photo by John Scofield/National Geographic]....


Chadian refugee Fatime Hassan, 7, poses for a picture in Darnaim refugee camp, Lake Chad region, Chad, in this handout picture taken August 4, 2016. Nearly half a million children around Lake Chad face "severe acute malnutrition" due to drought and a seven-year insurgency by Islamist militant group Boko Haram in northeastern Nigeria, UNICEF said on Thursday. UNICEF/Tremaeau/Handout via REUTERS


18 Million Not 18 Billion: German Journalist Accuses Aso Rock Of Lying" A German journalist Dominic Johnson has called out the Nigerian press for misleading headlines concerning President Muhammadu Buharis trip to Germany. Some Nigerian newspapers had reported that the German Chancellor Angela Merkel had pledged 18 billion towards the development of of the Lake Chad basin. Johnson who is foreign editor of German newspaper TAZ took to micro-blogging website Twitter to debunk the reports…