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Gene-edited babies a scam, China sacks researcher

The Chinese researcher, Jiankui He, whose efforts produced the world’s first gene-edited babies, did so through forgery and subterfuge, deliberately skirting the proper channels in the pursuit of personal fame, officials in China said.

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Feature: Street beggars flock Lagos despite rescue mission

Unarguably, Nigeria is Africa’s most populous nation with more than 170 million people out of which Lagos State boasts of 20 million inhabitants, thus making the City the nation’s biggest urban ­agglomeration. Population surge in Lagos has largely occasioned by the influx of people from different parts of the country.  Lagos has to contend with various socio-economic challenges peculiar to …

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