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Slums and wastes: Without wastes, it is not a slum

As she rowed her boat across the slums of Makoko, I saw what she saw. I have seen it; you must have too –...

Fishing: Makoko residents lament water pollution, dredging, seek government aid

Residents of riverine Makoko area of Lagos State are not finding the effect on oil exploration in their waters funny. They are seriously lamenting...

Makoko fisherwomen seek gender equality

Makoko community is a slum neighbourhood on the mainland of Lagos State in Nigeria, where women eke out a living from fishing. The community...

Radio Report: How Makoko community women survive in fish business

Makoko is a slum neighborhood located by the lagoon on the Mainland in Lagos State, where fishing is the main occupation. Correspondent Ruth King tells...

Makoko: Potable water from an unlikely source

In the course of my career as a development journalist, I have come to know some peri-urban communities in Lagos and a few other...

Makoko: The tragedy, the intrigues

Environmental science writer, Tina Armstrong-Ogbonna, relates her experience as the controversial Makoko demolition saga unfolded in Lagos   I recently participated in the filming of a...

Africa: Fresh outlook for slum management

An international body of planning and built environment experts has urged African governments and development agencies to accept the realities of existing urban conditions,...

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WaterAid, LDSC unveil $300,000 WASH project in Lagos

WaterAid, a non-govermental organisation, with support from Latter-Day Saints Charities (LDSC) is "Strengthening Water and Sanitation Delivery" project  in...
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WFP highlights Africa’s biggest hunger crisis at pope’s visit to DRC

UN World Food Programme (WFP) on Thursday, February 2, 2023, said that aid agencies faced growing demands and shrinking...

NCF cautions against indiscriminate use of wetlands

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) has cautioned against indiscriminate use of wetlands, especially in the Lagos metropolis. Dr Joseph Onoja,...

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WaterAid, LDSC unveil $300,000 WASH project in Lagos

WaterAid, a non-govermental organisation, with support from Latter-Day Saints...

WFP highlights Africa’s biggest hunger crisis at pope’s visit to DRC

UN World Food Programme (WFP) on Thursday, February 2,...