Renowned Nigerian artist Gerald Chukwuma began his career as a painter. But after becoming more and more familiar with materials on the ground, he began turning waste into works of art. DW reporter Fanny Facsar visited him in his Lagos studio.
This week on Eco Africa we visit Senkelle Swayne's Hartebeest Sanctuary in Ethiopia, learn how to make art by recycling old mobile phones and meet Modou Fall, a tireless anti-plastic campaigner in Senegal.
When oil was discovered in Ghana in 2007, the country began to dream big. It dreamed that the ‘black gold’ would bring economic upswing and long-awaited prosperity to its nation.
Africa’s colonial overlords brutally stripped it of countless cultural treasures. Now, the fate of these items is being hotly debated in Europe and Africa as well.
Reduction of marine plastic trash was one of the major issues at the G20 summit of environment ministers in Japan. Delegates also discussed the future of energy security following the tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman.
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