How the Lagos Megacity dream has affected the people of Agbara
By Blustar Entertainment
11 December 2015 | 12:50 pm
The Megacity project is a dream for some but, at the same time, a nightmare for others, such as the people of Agbara.
23 Jul 2021
Iran is home to a colourful array of ethnicities: Persians, Arabs, Azeris, Kurds, Baluchis, Lurs and a group that's less talked about: the Black African community. While we have no verified figures, according to some reports, there are more than tens of thousands of Black Iranians living in a number of cities. To talk more about the Iranian-African community both in and out of the country, we speak to Priscillia Kounkou Hoveyda, one of the founders of the Collective for Black Iranians.
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Small-scale farmers can play a crucial role in creating sustainable food systems. But more investment is needed, writes Sabrina Elba, UN Goodwill Ambassador for the International Fund for Agricultural Development.
7 Aug 2021
China has opened the doors on what it bills as the world's largest planetarium, a new Shanghai facility that showcases the nation's recent extra-terrestrial exploits while notably downplaying those of space pioneers like the United States.
14 Aug 2021
The international community must change its course in Afghanistan and stand by the people of the country to preserve the fragile progress that has been made over the past two decades and avoid even greater tragedy.
21 Aug 2021
Europe has long been ignoring the deteriorating security situation in Afghanistan. But now that the Taliban has seized power, some Western countries act stunned. This hypocrisy must stop, says DW's Waslat Hasrat-Nazimi.
28 Aug 2021
The ineffectiveness of military interventions has been underscored by the US failure in Afghanistan. This should lead to a rethink in Africa, writes Mimi Mefo Takambou.
1 Sep 2021
Albania agreed to host Afghan refugees while they are being vetted for visas for the US. Although some in the country feel that Albania has a duty to help its NATO ally, others feel Albania is struggling enough as it is.
5 Sep 2021
The United States has withdrawn from Afghanistan. Turkey, in particular, is preparing to take over its role on the ground. However, many Turks have been angered by their president's overtures to the Taliban.
28 Nov 2021
African countries have been following the global script as they try to achieve industrialization and economic growth, but it has not been effective. It's time they found their own way, says Harrison Mwilima.
4 Dec 2021
At least 27 people died as they were attempting to cross from France to England in a rubber dinghy. This tragedy is the result of a collective failure, says Barbara Wesel.
4 Dec 2021
Some German politicians insist a COVID-19 vaccine mandate would divide society. Others argue it would be unconstitutional. Ines Eisele believes these are weak arguments and an excuse to do nothing.
4 Dec 2021
Even if mandatory vaccinations are deemed legal and the unvaccinated show up for their shots, requiring everyone to get vaccinated won't solve Germany's COVID crisis. We need another lockdown, writes DW's Joscha Weber.
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Matiullah Wesa, the founder of an Afghan girls' education project, was arrested in Kabul by Taliban authorities, according to the UN mission to Afghanistan.
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Total public debt is up in Germany, reaching a new record of over €28,000 per person. Much of the debt on the national level is connected special COVID and energy funds from the last years.
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The Constitutional Council has the power to scrap all or parts of the bill it deems unconstitutional. Emmanuel Macron's government passed the bill by decree, saying France can no longer afford to let people retire at 62.
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Turkey has been blocking Stockholm's NATO bid, claiming that Sweden harbors Kurdish militants and demanding the extradition of individuals it considers terrorists. DW met members of the Kurdish community worried they'll pay the price for the country's membership.
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Former Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou is breaking new ground by visiting mainland China. Experts say his Kuomintang party would like to be seen as playing a peacemaking role, as Taiwan prepares for elections.