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Makoko claims no easy victories

    Makoko is a metaphor for resilience in the face of enormous pressures. This community floating on the waters of the Lagos Lagoon is resilient...

Lagos Floating School project nominated for award

A prototype floating school in Lagos has been nominated for the Designs of the Year prize 2014. The Floating School in Makoko, a poverty-stricken coastal...

Secret of healthy living at Makoko

One thing I have noticed during my visits to Makoko in Lagos is that the people are ever smiling, lively and vibrant; and they...

UNDP builds ‘sustainable’ floating school in Makoko

As a way of improving the quality of education in a sustainable way, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is constructing a group of...

Community participation as a way out for Makoko

Makoko is a slum settlement that is home to fishermen and other low income earners, which the authorities see as a blot on the...

Forced migration: Concern over displaced persons’ status

Makoko community is a clustered community of mainly fishermen and artisans that live on the shores of the Lagos Lagoon. With population explosion in Lagos,...

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Harnessing youth power for effective nation building

At 33, Zik was at the forefront of anti-colonial nationalism. At the age of 30, Anthony Enahoro initiated the...
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Group deepens commitment to clean water in Kenya’s Vihiga County

On January 20, 2023, the County of Vihiga in Western Kenya signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with The...

MEASURES project puts Accra under spotlight for sustainable energy strategy development 

A multi-disciplinary group of experts from Ghana and Switzerland is undertaking a study to develop new methods to address...

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