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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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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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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