Each year Germans produce an estimated two million tons of electronic waste. Reporter Christian Salewski wanted to see where it went by attaching GPS devices to old TVs - and tracking them to Ghana and Nigeria.
Never have we been in possession of as many electronic gadgets as now, in this brave new world or ours. But what happens to them when they stop working? All too often... not that much.
On this week's Eco Africa, we check out South Sudan's plastic bag ban, Uganda's primate capital of the world and saving African wild dogs in Zimbabwe.
On this week's Eco Africa, connecting rural households to the Kenyan power grid, cutting deforestation in Ghana and turning green spaces into parks, and planting millions of trees in Nigeria.
World in Progress is a 30-minute radio show that connects the dots in a globalized era.
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