One of Africa's largest e-waste scrapyards is situated on the outskirts of Ghana's capital Accra. It's often been called "hell on earth”. Tons of discarded electrical appliances, cars and scrap metal from the west are recycled by locals.
This film could turn our image of Africa upside down: Creative start-ups, from Nairobi to Kumasi, are developing technical innovations that are inspiring the world.
On this week's eco@africa, we bring you a special focus on plastic. We check out edible straws, shoes made from chewing gum and explore how to avoid microplastics.
German movies, cultural and media workshops are part of celebrations marking 60 years of cooperation between Germany and Ghana. The West African nation is lauded as one of Africa’s model democracies.
The German government has unveiled a plan to help Ghana deal with electronic waste at Agbogbloshie, a major dumping site outside of the capital, Accra. The project aims to protect both workers and the environment.
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