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Monthly Archives: February, 2020

Telecoms sector agrees pathway to net zero emissions

The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) industry is taking an unprecedented step forward in tackling climate change with the release of the first-ever science-based pathway to...

Accountants to drive climate action transparency

Accounting bodies representing 2.5 million accountants and accounting students across 179 countries have demanded that sustainability and the fight against climate change be at the forefront...

28 people quarantined in Nigeria over coronavirus fears

The Ogun State Government of Nigeria said 28 people, who had contact with the Italian said to have contracted the coronavirus, have been identified...

COVID-19: This is time for action, says UN Chief

UN Secretary General,  Antonio Guterres has called on all governments to “step up and do everything possible’’ to contain the coronavirus (COVID-19). Addressing UN correspondents...

WHO says coronavirus outbreak ‘getting bigger’, warns of spread worldwide

The rapid rise in coronavirus raised fears of a pandemic on Friday, February 28, 2020 with five countries reporting their first cases and the...

Coronavirus: WHO commends Nigeria’s effort on response

Officer-in-Charge of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Nigeria, Dr Clement Peter, has commended Federal Government’s efforts “to the timely response to the first case...

Economy must intergrate environmental value – Zabey

In an interview with Alex Mamy Zaka of the African Network of Environmental Journalists (ANEJ), South African Eva Zabey, Executive Director of Business For...

Activism, academia and politics – Nnimmo Bassey

A conference on the intersection of academics and activism was recently held as part of events marking 40 years of the Right Livelihood Awards. It provided...

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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...