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12 Sep
Djo Drigbé has one big vision: To see the capital of Ivory Coast clean. He is unemployed and earns no money from collecting garbage. Instead, he supports his family through donations.
7 Sep
Twenty years since the September 11 attacks, hundreds of undocumented workers who joined the clean-up efforts at Ground Zero are suffering from health issues caused by inhaling contaminated dust, with many still fighting to obtain US citizenship.
8 Aug
Moving up and down through the aisles of northeast America’s Stop and Shop supermarkets is an autonomous robot named Marty. In these stores he has one job: to inspect the floor and look for hazards and spills.
2 Aug
A Dutch court in January ruled that Shell had polluted the Niger Delta and ordered the energy giant to pay compensation. But many are now questioning whether it is enough to put right the misery suffered by the people.
30 Jul
The Lagos State Government, through the Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), has hundreds of men and women employed as street sweepers with the duty of cleaning up the state’s roads and highways. On Thursday, two of those sweepers were killed in a hit-and-run incident. Sadly, it is not the first time.
20 Jul
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa says recent violent unrest and looting, which claimed more than 200 lives, united the country as well, as he visits cleanup and rebuilding efforts in Soweto township in Johannesburg.
22 Sep 2020
The abandoned National Stadium, Lagos, is finally getting attention decades after neglect and original design altered. Demolition trucks have been working inside the complex for two weeks, pulling down illegal structures that once adorned what used to be one of the best sports facilities in Africa.

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Africa's abundant sunshine is ideal for renewable energy production. But the continent relies heavily on crude oil. Experts warn that the economy will continue to suffer if governments don't wean themselves off of oil.
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French authorities have released a Saudi man they detained after mistaking him for someone else who is wanted over his involvement in the brutal murder of Jamal Khashoggi in 2018.
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson apologised on Wednesday for a video showing his staffers joking about reports of a party in Downing Street during the COVID lockdown, saying he was furious but that he had been assured there was no party.
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The US is facing criticism over a decision not to target Saudi crown prince Mohammad bin Salman with sanctions, despite the release of an intelligence report showing he approved an operation to murder and dismember the journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
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What will happen at Chancellor Olaf Scholz's swearing-in ceremony? Here's why Germany's event is devoid of the pomp seen in inauguration ceremonies elsewhere.
4 hours ago
No three-piece suits, no dress shoes, no ties. Instead, Germany's new leaders appear in sneakers and unbuttoned shirts. A change in style that also symbolizes a new attitude.