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28 Sep
Nigeria's reality TV show 'Gulder Ultimate Search' makes a return Seven years after it was rested. Organizers unveiled 20 contestants for Season 12 of the show on Sunday, September 26 at the Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island Lagos. Tagged 'The Age of Craftmanship, the show, the winner of the new seasons will walk away with N50 Million naira cash prize. The new seasons will be anchored by a former winner and actor, Kunle Remi.
27 Jun
The Breton island of Rouzic harbours a variety of animals like gannets, puffins and seals, and is part of the Sept-Iles Nature Reserve, which is due to be expanded in 2022 to better protect these endangered species. But new restrictions will have an impact on fishermen and tourist activities, and nearly twenty groups oppose the move.
18 Apr
The government earlier had ordered people to leave their homes. They are being evacuated to other parts of St. Vincent or other islands in the eastern Caribbean.
15 Feb
To get to or from Courcoury in the Charente-Maritime department of France it's pretty simple - if you have a boat, or a tractor. Due to heavy rains and consequent flooding, the village of 700 inhabitants is transformed into an island, forcing local officials to organise "shuttles" to help them get in and out.
2 Jan
Bangladesh has begun relocating a second group of nearly 1,000 Rohingya refugees to a low-lying island in the Bay of Bengal, despite calls from human rights groups to halt the process.
12 Mar 2020
Taiwan's number of COVID-19 infections is currently below 50, despite the island's proximity to the outbreak's epicenter on mainland China. Experts say early intervention has helped stop a public health crisis.
16 Nov 2019
A capitalist island in a sea of red: Life in West Berlin before the fall of the wall
8 Sep 2019
Having fled deadly violence, over a million Rohingya refugees live in sprawling camps in Bangladesh. DW gained exclusive access to the remote, cyclone-prone island where the government intends to relocate them.
30 Aug 2019
The US president has repeatedly asked aides about buying the world's largest island, the Wall Street Journal reports. The real estate magnet is due to visit Greenland's current owner Denmark next month.
12 Jan 2019
For isolated island communities on Kenya's northern coast, access to health care is far from adequate. The "Safari Doctors" have taken matters into their own hands.
9 Oct 2018
Haitians are living in tents, outside their damaged homes, after an earthquake hit the northern part of the island on Saturday (October 6), killing at least 14 people and sparking a scramble by rescue agencies to help residents of the worst-hit towns in the impoverished Caribbean country.
13 Feb 2018
Three months ago, life on the Caribbean island of Barbuda, in the French West Indies, morphed into nothing short of a nightmare as Hurricane Irma swept in over its shores, destroying almost everything in its way.

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