The oil industry has left land and water in Nigeria's Ogoniland unfit for use. As Shell has been slow to clean up its mess, an UNEP program is offering to help, but the locals are skeptical.
The Niger Delta has become synonymous with devastating oil pollution. The king of one local community is seeking to change the fate of his people through a first-of-its-kind lawsuit against an Italian oil giant.
A life without social media is unthinkable for Nigeria's youth. In Lagos, Deutsche Welle distinguished bloggers who focus on environment issues.
In African countries, failure to correctly manage waste disposal has led to flooding and the outbreak of diseases. Experts met in Ghana to try and come up with some urgent solutions. DW's Isaac Kaledzi reports
President Muhammadu Buhari has unexpectedly called off a visit to the oil-producing Niger Delta region where he was to have launched a pollution clean-up operation. He will be represented by his deputy.
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