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Monthly Archives: June, 2021

Oral nicotine offers Africa new route on tobacco control

Africa is heading down the wrong road in its efforts to reduce its death toll from smoking. Although the number of smokers on the continent...

Finance guide to mobilise institutions to positively engage with nature

The new “Financial Sector Guide for the Convention on Biological Diversity” aims to mobilise financial institutions to ensure a nature positive world, by fostering better understanding...

Engineers introduce technology on waste management in Lagos

The Apapa Branch of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) says it has begun to deploy new technology on waste management in Lagos State. Branch...

Climate change: Scientists begin research to boost food security in Nigeria

Some scientists in the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) in Rivers State on Wednesday, June 30, 2021 began a 12-month research project to tackle...

Gates Foundation commits $2.1bn to advance gender equality

As part of the Generation Equality Forum convened by UN Women and co-hosted by the governments of Mexico and France, the Bill & Melinda...

Nnimmo Bassey: Our right to safe food

In his opening remarks at a dialogue on genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and the state of biosafety that had medical practitioners in attendance in...

Fruit, vegetables, protein remain out of reach for most Africans, says report

Africa’s agri-food systems must be transformed to make healthy diets more affordable for Africans. That is the central message of a new report launched on...

IPCC confirms release date and approval session details for next report

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) says it will release its next report, the Working Group I contribution to the Sixth Assessment Report...

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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...