Waste in Nigeria

  • West Africa turns into dumping ground for e-waste

    BENIN, 2016/01/08 As measures by nations in East and Southern Africa to prevent the dumping of e-waste take result, West Africa has become a destination for old computers, mobile devices and components. European Commission and U.N. studies show that West Africa is becoming a dumping site for e-waste from various parts of the world. Meanwhile, communication technology and services firm Ericsson says West Africa is becoming highly affected by e-waste, relative to other regions on the continent.