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".
Come year-end and there's usually an occasion to step out in your finest, which could mean an outfit or accessories made of fish skin to counter the dirty side of fashion, as DW's Sam Olukoya saw on the runway in Lagos.
Benin City in Nigeria's south is a hub for illegal migration in West Africa. That's why Deutsche Welle, within the framework of its 77 Percent youth project, held a town hall debate. DW's Maja Braun sums up the event.
On June 29 the renowned Nigerian concert series once again hits Lagos. Its organizer, German-Nigerian musician Ade Bantu, sees Afropolitan Vibes as a venue for political criticism and a way to promote young musicians.
In Africa, where some women believe that lighter skin enhances their beauty, skin bleaching products tend to sell well. When Rwanda’s president set about to confiscate them, the reaction got ugly online.
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