A huge chicken farm, right in the middle of the northern Nigerian Savanna. Investors promise thousands of new jobs. Politicians call it a decisive step, towards modernizing the economy. But not all Nigerians are excited.
On this week's eco@africa, we see how invasive tree species in South Africa are being turned into furniture, Ethiopia’s quest for the super chicken and how a Kenyan island is protecting their shores from plastic waste.
Thousands of young people move from the Nigerian state of Benue in the east to the country's southwest every year. They are promised a good education and well-paid jobs. But they end up in modern slavery.
A UK court has sentenced a Liberian-born nurse to 14 years for leading a sex trafficking ring that forced Nigerian women to work in German brothels. The nurse threatened her victims with voodoo magic to keep them quiet.
The G20 wants to support private investments in Africa through a 'Compact with Africa.' The aim is to provide jobs and higher standards of living. But what do people in Africa think about the plan?
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