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Visionscape and the Lagos refuse challenge

By Guardian Exclusive
12 February 2018   |   2:37 pm
Lagos, Africa's most populated city, is currently facing a waste management challenge. In some parts of the city, heaps of refuse have become regular sights at junctions and major highways.

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