tv The 77 Percent Deutsche Welle August 28, 2022 11:30am-12:01pm CEST
a 2nd life faster, already bringing new life to the place. a home in 60 minutes on d w. a. hi there rogue love you are. and if this is your 1st time, welcome to the 77 percent show. here on this program, we tackle important issues affecting the lives of africa. my name is michael o t and i am glad to have you here with in today's program,
we had to lagos nigeria and ask people why there is such a big gap between the rate and then we meet the canyon southwest. we used to tackle social problem with later on in, so molly land, i'll introduce you to the country with the mil mabel cup. mm . welcome back. former tea in africa, it's reducing yes or finance or reforms. an opening economies have led to businesses and money. but his wealth is not evenly distributed. now get this africa as green, wealthy as below ness has more money than the bottom. 50 percent of africans combined. and nowhere is this disparity more evident than in legos. herron, major, us commercial capital. poverty is 15 minutes
a week from extreme wealth. well, come to me, go ask because the biggest city. many believe that hard walk, just anyone can make it here. that's why thousands of young people are migrating here from west africa and around niger with dreams to heat the big. the result i'm exploring population an a plus bring economy. what as the economy boom for them. the gap between the rich and the poor gifts whiter. this is michael cook, probably the biggest, floating slum in the world. about 250000 people live here on legal. there is limited access to the plantation services, electricity schools or even clean water. i'm just looking at this one. and he has a very strong smell of you need to be decades of law.
now just you may need to leave a cane. they show me the was born and raised in mexico. he has agreed to sure around his home. this is actually i slept, slept with my breast. busy furniture is like, this is just, this is really big, but this is, this is the good news for what to take. what i say in this community. we believe you know, believe my money. but every, every minute from the hud and i to 11 through them will be live also the all one is good. one might be successful. so we don't offer anything disney anymore. that's not government. i'll do this for 60 percent of legal oceans leave in slums
and course our communities. many informal settlements, also risk demolition as the government expands the city. but just a 15 minute drive for michael lee goes island. most nigeria and celebrities, and 1000000000 is called the school for the vast majority of young niger areas, the to living here is about as only imaginable watching the scrape. yes, that doesn't stop the sky high property prices, illegal score lead poverty and only imaginable will exist. we've been driving defense. what's economists worry, the bubble of wealth and ready c, p cannot last. such inequality could was seen insecurity and leave 1000 initial cycle of poverty. when people are poor, to pull them out of that poverty, you need the right level of access for this access and several dimensions. number
one is access to finance. it won't education, health care. while the reach the sheltered lives on legal island, insulated by their mansions and wealth communities like michael, just about to your heads above water. what, how long this dynamic will last? if anyone's guess, they're going to stay in michael for a little longer. this informal settlement started a sufficient village years ago, but today it has grown into a metropolis on stilts. the local state government has threatened to demolish it several times, but us faced resistance from people who call it home. madry, a hoss, some of the wealthiest people on the african continent. so why does a place like mckoko still exist? that is what my colleague it, it came on you find out. and this week's version of our street debate.
ah, hello and welcome back to the 77 percent. this week we are in lagos, nigeria, more specifically where in muckle and informal area in this place. and so we're wondering how to those people who live in extreme poverty lives side by side with some of the richest on the continent. and what does that disparity to society? well, i've got here a panel of very good looking people who are ready to speak to me, and i'm gonna start with henry who works for oxfam. this is the 1st time that you're hearing mckoko. just give me your views so far what, what do you think? i haven't quite seen if people are impoverished as i'm seeing here today, i will see in an environment asa visited how some scene here today. i will quite seen lack of government present like i'm seeing here today is, is quite disheartening. i must say. all right, let me speak to henry because i wanted to ask him, having grown up, you grew up in local korea and what growing up there was light, so green of him. okay. for me out seeds. a privilege?
yeah, it's a privilege and it says that i had to, you know, try as much as was you linda, by the through yes. going with parents if you're inside to get that. and definitely you really want to push you to do more, more in a scenario by your parents to on know really day to keep it on. even the environment you find yourself are people are not pushing dots, a level of education in h o u. the other yeah. of thousands of children. bremner under st. snow. going to school. yeah. so i'm just up what, you know, my parents, i get that and the fight. hinuit duff la fight for me to make sure that i degrees. vindication. right. so what you're describing gays, what academics would say is a cycle of poverty j. daniel, is it something that you also experienced? no, you didn't grow up in mexico, but as an informal settlement as well. well, it was the experience similar to what? well, deserving minus similar but not this extreme because i mean coming from a place where you have to constantly provide for yourself. you have to constantly
do things for yourself just like, oh my trying to police said that the governments are not really interested in our well being. we've seen on government organizations come down to these communities just to take pictures because they want to post on social media. they want to make it look like they're doing something. so i think what is the real problem? it's not that we don't have the resources, but the problem is they really don't see this. people are a bit before before we, before we get to the 2 of you, let me invite to the other daniel. yes, we have to daniel's, and to henry's, i hope you can keep up with the gobs every year when the budget is read out. these a lot of money being pumped into the country. why isn't it getting here? it's been a systemic issue for people not to be a butcher for government are supposed to kid before the needs of people living is going to speak, but to take care of their dear you so much greeting so much. are problem of people, not on a sunday funding, there is need for people to be to be taken care of. so leadership is a major problem and that is all your local. all right?
for me, it had something to say to me and then henry all gets, and what's daniel, i say this is like this. i'm going to go of not because the government goes on with that issue developing well because the government, the government is bent on commercializing, places like this. so places like these items slide by to government and com, right? that they are sold, disappears to some government officials on that in 2 years. this, this is 115 going to be more used. and then if that happens in 5 years, you are going to see a fancy sta pierre. that is going to be sold for the sam rich people that are buying the sim assets that we have in nigeria. okay. let me ask henry, because having in this community, was that a fear that you had because i've had it said that, yeah, people don't know if tomorrow they went to wake up and their house is going to be under water. some of them though, really once you're in a video house, because you're scared of him. but smyrna gonna just come on, take all of us. he, we so why am i doing this for the morning when i'm looking at it? if governments want him to have up with this, this what he, what, okay, what at social life you would, how did you want to keep surviving?
because this with washer ment. okay. then it's a fish on water. eat yet, going to take them out of weight is the way i did to them treat. let me, let me, let me ask for you for a 2nd here because based on this, on the, in the rooms you sit with is the plan to get rid of informal settlements like mccorkle. i'm not telling you that some of this is, are not happening. are you getting me but we what i know right now d d, d, present got know we have in lucas did is a very, very, as the proxy. gov know like, you know, he's very and patsy. but the question is, why hasn't that governor brought schools, hospitals, police stations to this place if you think so highly of it, okay. when we talk about developments, when we talk about said goods, it is not just an automatic thing or you get to me it's, it's, it's 6 got dropped process. so for me, i hobbled, we are getting rid of these very please, because i know data sometimes in the future. anything can call more or you get to
me, i know i don't, i don't understand that. so you don't develop it because of what might happen in the future. no, no, no, i'm not saying it's not going to be different loops. i don't even know that the police ladies does as i'm just having the idea to do. okay, daniel, ah, let me, let me, let me come to henry and daniel, you're itching, talk to me, talk to me, daniel. so it is of yours. that is, there is no sustainable plan or government that he gently on how to make this, please. what is supposed to be the only don't get to your government in the news iran cases like this is where ok, we need to demolishes police look at, we need to find it, police or me move even in, in, in moving to people there is no sustainable plump henry henry. okay. okay, and what was the time? of course you called rentals are all listed as queues is trust me. and he asked ya, see, i'll give you an thought on your business cuz they're down here while ago. but again, you see, you see a committee like this is, is, is similar to the core area where we had like regular plain project,
lance lance we again from to see from to what's as, why can begin this land from this water. and i handed over back to the people, and i give them access to the sea when they come fish, because not boatman pirates, it'd be the contact power to that we're guinea for themself and use it for their own good. think of the big names in danger. already already 5 big below now that the comfortable spend your wealth in the lifetime and bitter community existing like this so, so would it the good kind of wanted to hello to heaven for that out that chelsea yeah. gotcha. gotcha. what jesse area was gonna see some sooner if you want to change, that is consequences for change or you got to me. so it's not like nearby i am defending the government or whatsoever. if they're going to develop these very please, it is not sonton of to yes. because this place is what are lot. are you getting resort? is something i would take years. i just am time, isn't it depends on the kind of dilemma latinos, are we talking about diploma in the sense that we want to demolish if they're
looking at what if they're gonna develop these very please, it's has to got done because there's not to for you tony nor victor. yes. okay, so i'm sorry we have to wrap up and so i'm, i've got to ask for solutions. i need to know what the ne julian government can do, what african government can do to close the gap between the rich and the poor. let's hear from you daniel. we need to festival. the government needs to calm down into this, please, and make them feel loved 1st, they need to be in part. definitely when you talk about the people from this place, the only perceived them to be treats kids to cause vow list of course news as and these things aren't intentional. so for the government to see change for the government to see progress, the need to bring this people into the system. fantastic. daniel, let's hear from you. okay, so i think going to show some search commitments. mitchell, people you at the moment is levy before them the resources that are meant for them, please let it gets or do make them feel like they belong to the larger society. okay. henry,
you said something earlier about the richest man not being able to spend his wealth in a lifetime, but should he give it up to god measured with deliberate about it? god bless you, the instrument of tax to redistribute that cannot resources. yeah. such data, the poorest of person can actually have access to the, the most basic of facilities and amenities. what, okay, for me, do you have any ideas of what we can do to end? well, see the quality, the government needs to stop listening to people from community such as the us up stop listening to just while you see spots well, most likely never stepped our feet into this community. so coming to such as this should be listened to. half the all me since, and get to with them. why i good with them. i mean, listening to them, you know exactly what feeds for between each community. okay. thank you. to our panelists, who have braved the board to come here who have braved the whether it's a stay and as speak to us, and also i have to thank the crew to day falls when during the same until you our dear viewers. thank you for watching. i i'm interested to know what the legal
state government is actually doing for the people of michael. that is why i'll be watching a longer version of this debate on our youtube channel. you can also do the same. what we have just seen in mccorkle is by no means isolated. it is happening in several african countries. but perhaps this problem is much more visible in south africa. this is where the world's richest person ellen mosque was born. many of africa below nath live in the country. the 77 percent takes you to the impoverished ta ships of sweat all, and the medicines in the upper class there been. we show you how young people navigate this deeply divided society where social class and race are the most defining factor of once future. south africa is one of the most unequal societies. a black middle class, however, it's teddy lead rising in the past 30 years for 1000000 black south african
household left dia, poverty for a life of wealth and comfort not known before. in the city of dublin, we met one of the lucky few who made it. hello, my name is bria. welcome to my home. you 2 months ago, lucy moved into her new apartment with her daughter. besides running her own small interior decor company, she works as a marketing manager for technology company. if you have lots of plans for her life, and i'm saving money to my tuition, i really want to study psychology up to a level where i obtain a ph. d. and pursue psychology. so this lovely lady, she's a cyclist. and this other thing, i'm so privilege to get these nice troops. the last girl into mo, these for free, all expenses paid. and the previous year was in l. a. the trouble a walk the board. but times one not only to sweet today because he lives in another
world. it's different because i'm able to do the things that i like at my own time at my own pace. and for lack of a better word, i'm free to see 500 kilometers and also devon in pennsville. so rico go to her old neighbourhood to meet someone who has the same dream of leaving the township behind. oh, my name is adam. are from people and i'm used to show and tell me more about my size. i end up with the fact in his family to go to university. but 2 months ago he was kicked out. family could not pay the tuition anymore. now i and it's back helping out his mother's cousin, a diploma and a well paid job. and now farther away than ever i saw my boys mud lake, the kid who's moving it to be
a kid damaged in the subject to school. he was the number one so i think he can do is not fit to be given a chin so that he can, you know, he's become what, what he wants to become intrinsic in makeup is is there a younger lives in a room behind the tavern? 10 percent of south africans on more than 80 percent of the country's wealth. when i under here this numbers, he feel sick. the row we, i grew up and i feel like it's more like it's a press a lot for parents. they didn't get a chance to fully become who they wanted to become. reason why the environment we circle in, we can be console free book and debbie and lucy takes her daughter to the beach. a year ago, lucy fulfilled a life dream and bought a big cup. she believes that no matter where you come from, you could make it, ah,
and be like a go for people driving and you bring in for me. that's like that's power. if you put your mind to anything that you one and you do it and you go after it, it is livery. ah ah. so i feel like this policy will never. and unless done years will start senior sells of people who can, who also mean something out there because i feel like most of the people we feel like we don't value ourselves that much. i. over the years, the situation is hot, offer house improved, but still big goths remain all around a continent. the government's own continents appear to be undertaken policies that fee by the rich. so sometimes it needs to be reminded of its duty to its less privileged population. and that is what the more to kimani is screwed up into. goose asked is widely known and gulf leaves
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the 26 year old has already risen to the rank of captain. we're going to, she's totally capable. she can be on the gun. she can tear the sheep, whatever we do, she can do it to the fall. i'm on an early this year, 0 who are lead a successful operation against illegal fishing for now the waters off faith, but back on land captains and other women faced different battle. the united nations reports the prevalence of gender inequality and violence against women in somali land, many women and girls lack access to education and economic opportunities, or political representation at captains or who has home though, she's a hero, especially to his sister layla. well, well, she's a success story, not only for our family, but for the whole family, and we're very proud you became a captain leader. he wanted to be even more successful. the captain's or who holds
3 degrees in international relations and is now eyeing a master's degree in maritime law. so when i was a young, i was interesting to be part of the 2nd. i was wondering if i can be one of the higher ranks in so i didn't high rank officers. so i'll 100 left at the moment down part of them. and you know, i can called she'd something which magic above all captain circle wants to serve her. people, despite elements of small land society being opposed to women, doing so called men's jobs. i'm glad to feed us. she is flowing, had dreams and making it big. don't let anyone say to you that you can do something . go out there and con card. that is our show for this week. i hope i've helped you to understand that we cannot truly rise until we help to struggling in society.
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