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My Africa Is: The Lagos Chronicles - The Floating School

Story of the Floating School in Lagos to address flooding problems in Makoko


On the second installment of The Lagos Chronicles, the My Africa Is documentary team tracks Nigerian Kunle Adeyemi's innovative solution to his hometown's flooding woes. A fishing village located on the Lagos lagoon, Makoko and its 100,000 citizens are faced with the issue of unlivable flooding conditions whenever it rains. Adeyemi, architect of the Makoko Floating School, designed a community center on water as a response to his village's infrastructural needs. Perhaps this tale of ingenuity in Lagos may serve as an example for other coastal cities facing similar challenges. Watch Adeyemi's story below and catch up on last week's story of success in Lagos here.

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Wizkid Spoils Fans By Dropping the Music Video For 'No Stress'

Oh, you thought he was done for the day?

All in a day's work! Nigerian superstar Wizkid is climbing his way further and further up the charts (and our lists of favourites) by releasing visuals to accompany track "No Stress," off of his freshly released album Made In Lagos.

It's hard not to move to the track on its own, and now we have a plethora of beautiful African women to virtually jam out with. The release of the second single off the high anticipated MIL album comes as Wizkid toyed with fans by simply tweeting "No Stress."

So far, the album has amassed over a million streams in under 24 hours on Boomplay. The 14-track album features music heavy weights including Burna Boy, Skepta, Damian Marley, H.E.R., Ella Mai and Terri.

The album was originally meant to drop two weeks ago, but with the political and social terror occurring presently in his home country Nigeria, Wizkid chose to delay it.

Watch the music video for "No Stress" by Wizkid below.

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