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Three-part observational documentary series which explores life at the sharp end of one of the most extreme urban environments in the world: Lagos, Nigeria. Today, more than half the world's population live in cities, and this eye-opening series shows wha
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Lagos's version of Venice is a slum, built on water, called Makoko. This three-part observational series continues to explore one of the most extreme urban environments on the planet, by taking a trip into the lives of those who choose to live and work on
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This fascinating series continues to look at how people are adapting to modern city life in the 21st century by exploring the slums and ghettos of Lagos, Nigeria. More than 50 per cent of the world's population now live in cities, and that figure is expec
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Staying in Senegal, one woman is revolutionising the production of shea butter and creating sustainable development in rural communities. Her initiative has lifted thousands of women out of poverty.
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President Robert Mugabe has urged lawmakers in Zimbabwe to speed up passing of legislation that will ease economic hardships. Mugabe opened new parliamentary session, laying out the bills he expects MPs to bring to him for approval. Farai Mwakutuya has mo
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Zambia's copper resources have not made the country rich. Virtually all Zambia's copper mines are owned by corporations. In the last ten years, they've extracted copper worth $29 billion but Zambia is still ranked one of the twenty poorest countries in th