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Why You Should Experience Ghetto Life at Least for a Day

Ghetto Life

According to wiki, “A ghetto is a part of a city in which members of a minority group live, especially because of social, legal, or economic pressure. The term was originally used in Venice to describe the part of the city to which Jews were restricted and segregated.” The aforementioned definition does little or no justice to what the word ghetto pictures ...

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Nigerian ‘Dustbin Estate’ built on garbage dump

Nigerian 'Dustbin Estate' built on garbage dump

The lack of affordable housing in Nigeria is driving some residents to look for new places to build their homes. With about 21 million residents, Lagos generates over 10,000 tonnes of waste every day, with most of it ending up in landfills. Some Lagosians have settled on top of one of these sites, known as the “Dustbin Estate.” Plastic bags, old ...

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