Living

Your daily guide to living your best life. We cover topics from health to housing and relationships as we try to understand and learn from all the ways we live and work in this vast continent and across our diaspora

World’s Population May Shrink by 2100, but Africa’s Will Triple

By Amy Woodyatt, CNN (CNN) — The world’s population is likely to peak at 9.7 billion in…

South Africa’s Battle Against Covid-19 Will Be Won or Lost Here

By David McKenzie and Brent Swails, CNN (CNN) — Before the pandemic, when tourists flocked to…

How WARIF’s Work with Rape Survivors Got More Dangerous with the Pandemic

By Bukola Adebayo, CNN (CNN) — Lagos, Nigeria — At the start of each day, Dr.…

CNN’s Stephanie Busari on George Floyd and Her Race Privilege as an African

By Stephanie Busari, CNN Stephanie Busari is a Supervising Producer at CNN. She is based…

How This Week’s Saharan Dust Plume Will Affect You

By Tyler Mauldin, CNN Meteorologist (CNN) — The much-anticipated Saharan dust plume is now making…

The Longest Beach in West Africa

The trees on Ibeno Beach, green and fresh, line up along the curved sand strip.…

Lagos Overtakes London on List of World’s Most Expensive Cities for Expats

By Maureen O’Hare, CNN (CNN) — Spot the odd one out in this list of…

Nigerian Women Are Taking to the Streets in Protests Against Rape and Sexual Violence

By Bukola Adebayo, CNN (CNN) — Protesters have taken to the streets in cities across…

Take-away Packs Swarm Surulere Neighbourhood After Rain, Increasing Plastic Pollution Concerns

Last week, Folio Nigeria profiled Intissar Bashir-Kurfi, the 28-year-old mother of three whose company Ifrique…

COVID-19: This airplane seat design helps you socially distance on board

There’s talk of removing middle seats, compulsory face masks and full-body disinfection booths at airports — and aviation seat designers…