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Nigeria Honors South African President With a Statue, and Everyone is Wondering Why

President Jacob Zuma had a statue erected in his honor, and a street named after him for some reason.

Last week Saturday, South African president Jacob Zuma visited Nigeria to "strengthen socio-economic relations and deepen cooperation in education" between the two countries.

While visiting Nigeria's Imo State, Zuma was honored with giant bronze statue of him. Most people (from both South Africa and Nigeria), who expressed their views on Twitter, aren't so sure why the gift was necessary.



But it didn't stop there, as Nigeria further honored Zuma by naming a street after him and governor of the Imo State, Mr Owelle Okorocha bestowed on Zuma the Imo Merit Award.

The Imo Merit Award honors distinguished personalities who develop their communities.

Everyone is wondering why.












Photo by Meztli Yoalli Rodríguez

Dying Lagoons Reveal Mexico’s Environmental Racism

In the heart of a traditionally Black and Indigenous use area in Southwest Mexico, decades of environmental destruction now threatens the existence of these communities.

On an early morning in September 2017, in a little fishing village in the Pacific coast of Oaxaca, called Zapotalito, thousands of dead fish floated on the surface of the Chacahua-Pastoría lagoons. A 7.1-magnitude earthquake, which rattled Mexico City on September 19, was felt as far down as Zapotalito, and the very next morning, its Black, Indigenous and poor Mestizo residents, who depend on the area's handful of lagoons for food and commerce, woke up to an awful smell and that terrible scene of floating fish.

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