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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.
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.
5 May 2019
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The war in Ukraine has triggered a struggle for power and influence. Russia and China are challenging the existing world order. Western democracies are seeking to counter this and are looking for allies.
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He was a genius who left a lasting mark on France. As military architect to King Louis XIV, Vauban imagined a series of impregnable citadels to protect the country, from Besançon to the Ile de Ré. Each time, the architect reinvented himself to take into account the local geography and landscape. Today, many of these buildings remain key French landmarks. We take a closer look.