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Governments must end the brutal practice of forced evictions
Governments must end the brutal practice of forced evictions
In the biting cold of the early morning on July 23 2018, about 10 000 people in Nairobi’s Kibera slum watched in a sleepy haze as their homes and...
The bridge that binds Lagos together
The bridge that binds Lagos together
Lagos — At midnight on August 23, the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos was closed for three days to allow engineers to assess...
Cost of living spiralling in Joburg and Pretoria
Cost of living spiralling in Joburg and Pretoria
As anyone who has been to a supermarket lately knows, the cost of living in South Africa is rising dramatically. New research from the Economist...
Gearing Africa's cities for the future
Gearing Africa's cities for the future
The rapid expansion of Africa’s cities over the past decades has meant an increasing demand for infrastructure, service delivery and jobs. At the...
Lagos, the prayer’s kingdom
Lagos, the prayer’s kingdom
On May 20 this year, Lagos Island in Nigeria shut down for the Eyo festival. The habitually busy streets, lined with traders, were filled with...
[Slideshow]Measles outbreak kills children in Lagos
[Slideshow]Measles outbreak kills children in Lagos
How a measles outbreak devastated a poor Lagos fishing community.
Uber links With Kia to drive growth in Lagos
Uber links With Kia to drive growth in Lagos
Uber Technologies is negotiating cheaper deals for new vehicles with Kia Motors to boost its number of drivers fivefold in the Nigerian city...
[Podcast]Who wrote the gender script?
[Podcast]Who wrote the gender script?
There's a new style of femininity among young, privileged women in Lagos, Nigeria. Department of culture PhD candidate Simi Dosekun delves into it.
Zuma: 67 South Africans dead in Nigeria church collapse
Zuma: 67 South Africans dead in Nigeria church collapse
Sixty-seven South Africans have been killed in a building collapse that occurred at the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) in Nigeria, ...

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