Makoko

By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 27th, 2014
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You fail to take Nigeria seriously at your peril. The country’s economy is tipped to take over from South Africa as the continent’s largest in the near future, with its annual growth rate more than three times that of South Africa. And it’s not just the economy growing: today, one African in four is ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 14th, 2012
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The makers of Monopoly have advanced to Lagos in Nigeria to launch the first African city edition of the famous board game. Instead of Mayfair or Boardwalk, players will have the chance to buy Banana Island, a prestigious development where properties in the real world fetch millions. The cheapest squ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 17th, 2012
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Lagos – Nigerian officials on Monday began demolishing a large waterfront slum in the economic capital Lagos, a move that could leave tens of thousands of people homeless. The Makoko settlement consists of rows of shanties perched on stilts in the lagoon of Lagos, one of the world’s large...