In Nigeria’s megacity Lagos, it’s easy to get lost in the crowd. Singer Simi takes DW on a tour through the bustling metropolis that inspires her music. Welcome to the "city of hustlers".
Build your own park? That's what some residents in Ghana's capital, Accra, are doing because, as the city booms, concrete is swallowing up the few green spaces left.
At least eight people have been killed after a three-story school building collapsed in a densely populated area of Lagos. Thirty-seven people have been rescued from the rubble, but dozens are feared trapped.
Huge areas of tropical rainforest are being destroyed to make charcoal for barbecues. The global deforestation is leading to growing problems. Nigeria and the DRC Congo are also affected.
Investigative journalists have found the World Bank is still heavily investing in fossil fuel projects. DW's Fanny Facsar reports from Lagos where the lender granted loans to what's going to be the largest oil refinery.
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