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Monthly Archives: April, 2018

UN reports details ways cities can adapt to floods, storms

A newly-released UN report has detailed practical ways of adapting to climate change impacts such as increased flooding or intensifying storms in human settlements,...

Three-quarters of Lake Victoria life risks extinction – Study

Three-quarters of animals and plants, living in Lake Victoria in East Africa, are threatened with extinction, according to a study published on Monday, April...

Nigeria to launch two satellites soon

The Nigeria Communication Satellite Limited on Monday, April 30, 2018 said that it was collaborating with China Great Wall Industry Cooperation (CGWIC) to launch...

Ugandan issues flood risk alert as rain season reaches peak level

The Government of Uganda has issued a flood risk alert, warning the public to take caution as the rain season in the east African...

Heavy rains, landslides kill 100 in Kenya

Hiribae Mame stood waist-deep in water outside her wrecked house in eastern Kenya, one of around 200,000 people forced to flee by weeks of...

Bonn talks: Time running out for climate inaction, says ACT Alliance

As another round of interim climate change negotiations starts on Monday, April 30, 2018 in Bonn, Germany, ACT Alliance has reiterated its call for urgent...

Bonn talks: LDC group demands all-embracing climate action

The UN climate change negotiations holding from April 30 to May 10, 2018 in Bonn, Germany come at a critical time as countries work...

Bonn talks: Civil society sets out expectations for climate discussions

The current climate talks in Bonn, Germany must pave the way for key outcomes at the COP24 at the end of the year, civil...

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Lagos trains 50 town planners in drones deployment

Lagos State Government began a two-week training of  50 town planners on Monday, February 6, 2023, on effective operation of drones to monitor...
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Death toll could increase eight-fold in Turkey quake, says WHO

The death toll from a strong earthquake in south-eastern Turkey, near Syria's border, could rise eight-fold, the World Health...

South African court to hear case challenging Monsanto/Bayer’s drought tolerant GM maize

After five years of protracted legal proceedings, the High Court in Pretoria, South Africa, will on Tuesday, February 7...

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Lagos trains 50 town planners in drones deployment

Lagos State Government began a two-week training of  50 town planners on...

Death toll could increase eight-fold in Turkey quake, says WHO

The death toll from a strong earthquake in south-eastern...