Rapid urbanization without much consideration for environmental risks is a major flaw in the development model of many Indian cities, say experts.
7 Aug 2021
Whether on a rooftop in New York or in the desert in Riyadh, urban planting is on the rise as a response to climate change. AFP looks at cities who have been implementing initiatives in order to invite nature back to the concrete jungle. 70% of greenhouse gases come from urban zones and cities from Paris to New Delhi have been sounding the alarm on the disastrous effects climate change can have.
22 Jul 2021
An earlier than usual start to the wildfire season comes after extreme heat affected the region. Unhealthy air quality has been recorded as far away as New York City.
14 Jun 2020
More than 10 million Africans died when the king ruled over the Congo from 1885 to 1908. Now, Antwerp has become the first Belgian city to remove a statue of Leopold II — but not for the reason that activists had sought.
23 Apr 2020
Despite mandating social distancing, issuing travel guidelines, and ordering curfews and lockdowns in major cities, African countries continue to record COVID-19 cases across the continent. Here are the reasons Covid-19 is bad for Africa.
20 Jun 2019
The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations starts on Friday and GuardianTV takes a look at the cities, stadiums, the national teams, and players that will be participating at Africa's top football tournament.
Container homes: Olaoluwa Bamishile speaks about solving Nigeria's housing shortage with container homes
13 Jun 2019
Housing has become a major problem in many cities across the world and this includes Nigerian. Olaoluwa Bamishile speaks about solving Nigeria's housing shortage with container homes.