The popular Lagos yellow taxis may soon disappear from Lagos roads and streets. The government is not only taking the rickety cars off the streets, it plans to replace them with blue and white painted mini SUVs and saloon vehicles.
30 Nov 2021
It was the largest single transfer of white rhinos ever undertaken. The species is threatened by illegal poaching.
22 Nov 2020
Brazilians will be choosing new mayors and councilors on Sunday. Three times as many trans candidates are running as in 2016, and there are also more non-white candidates.
7 Nov 2020
Recently on Focus, we brought you some good news: the story of how Kenya had managed to double its elephant population in the past three decades. But that doesn't change the grim reality of poaching across Africa, pushing many species to the brink of extinction. There are only two of Kenya's northern white rhinos left – mother and daughter – after the last male died in 2018. All is not lost, though, as scientists experiment with in-vitro fertilisation. Our colleagues from France 2 report, with FRANCE 24's Emerald Maxwell.
13 Aug 2020
An Israeli jewelry company is working on what it says will be the world’s most expensive face mask against the coronavirus. The gold and diamond-encrusted face mask will be yours with a price tag of $1.5 million.
12 Jun 2020
Dessau is notorious for two brutal deaths of Africans in separate incidents — one of which occurred in police custody and remains unresolved. Even today, few of the city’s white residents see racism as a daily problem.