Africa’s climate adaptation cost could rise, study warns

Africa’s climate adaptation cost could rise, study warns

As a major step to curb the devastating consequences of climate change, Africa is prioritising adaptation. Adaptation implies those activities […]

Africa: We’ll resist unfavourable Paris climate change deal

Africa: We’ll resist unfavourable Paris climate change deal

As negotiations intensify for a universally accepted climate change agreement that is expected to be signed in French capital, Paris […]

Stakeholders outline expectations ahead of AMCEN

Stakeholders outline expectations ahead of AMCEN

Stakes are high for the African Ministerial Conference on Environment (AMCEN) that begins on Monday, March 2 in the Egyptian […]

Switzerland becomes first nation to submit climate action plan

Switzerland becomes first nation to submit climate action plan

Switzerland on Friday became the first Party to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to submit its new […]

SDGs need clearer, more measurable targets, says report

SDGs need clearer, more measurable targets, says report

The proposed UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – a universal set of goals to guide international development to 2030 – […]

UN publishes climate agreement negotiating text

UN publishes climate agreement negotiating text

Another key step towards a new, universal climate change agreement appears to have been taken following the official issuance on […]

SA activists frown at Eskom permission to postpone compliance

SA activists frown at Eskom permission to postpone compliance

The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) in South Africa on Tuesday announced its decision to approve almost all Eskom’s applications […]

How 5th climate report relates to East Africa, by IPCC

How 5th climate report relates to East Africa, by IPCC

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) presented the findings of its latest report in Nairobi on Monday to policymakers, […]

Science & Tech

Solar Impulse 2 announces round world flight path

// Jan 22nd, 2015 // 275 views
The Swiss pilots of Solar Impulse 2 unveiled the flight path they plan to take on their 35,000 kilometre around the world journey ahead of take-off from Abu Dhabi. Solar Impulse 2 will take-off... 
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Agric & Biotech

Kaduna farmers get N1 billion agricultural loans

// Feb 24th, 2015
Kaduna farmers get N1 billion agricultural loans
The Kaduna State Government has commenced disbursement of loans to farmers in the state under a partnership with the Bank of Agriculture (BOA) with a total sum of N1 billion ready for access... 
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Health

2,239 pregnant women tested HIV positive in 2014, says report

// Mar 5th, 2015
2,239 pregnant women tested HIV positive in 2014, says report
No fewer than 2,239 women where tested HIV positive in Kaduna State, North-west Nigeria in 2014. Pregnant women. Photo credit: adaureachumba.com This was contained in a report released on the... 
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Human Settlement

Researchers explore avenues to curb unsavoury Africa urbanisation

// Dec 19th, 2014
Researchers explore avenues to curb unsavoury Africa urbanisation
Following previous meetings held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in March 2013 and in Nairobi, Kenya in February 2014, the Africa Urban Research Institute (AURI) recently (November 2014) in Cape Town,... 
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Real Estate

$7.6 million Mozambique road project to boost transportation in southern Africa

// Feb 22nd, 2015 // 211 views
$7.6 million Mozambique road project to boost transportation in southern Africa
The Sub-Saharan Regional Pipeline Corporation, Ltd. (SSRPC) recently selected Louis Berger to provide $7.6 million in consultancy services for the rehabilitation of National Road N303 in Mozambique.... 
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Sustainable Devpt

Flaws of sustainable development goals, by scientists

// Feb 25th, 2015
Flaws of sustainable development goals, by scientists
Besides being unquantified, some of the 169 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targets lack focus to enable effective implementation, the International Council for Science (ICSU) and International... 
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Water & Sanitation

What access to water as human right implies – Kamuntu

// Mar 4th, 2015
What access to water as human right implies – Kamuntu
In January 2015, over 300 people converged on Zaragoza, Spain to take part in the International Annual UN–Water Zaragoza Conference. The conference was used as an occasion to analyse water-related... 
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Climate Change

PACJA rebrands, defines new action plan

// Mar 5th, 2015
PACJA rebrands, defines new action plan
Africa`s continental civil society group, the Pan-African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA), is rebranding. In its drive to expand its activities and scope of coverage, the civil society group... 
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Renewable Energy »

Denmark gets low-priced offshore wind turbines scheme

On Mar 01, 2015

With a price of 10.31 Eurocent per kWh, the new offshore wind farm, Horns Rev 3, will provide power much... 

Africa needs to move forward on renewable energy

On Jan 25, 2015

Diversification of Africa’s electricity sources by embarking on renewable energy solutions –... 

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