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EU to purchase more 300m doses of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, research claims it might be effective against new strains

The European Commission has renewed a contract with pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and BioNTech to purchase an additional 300 million doses of their vaccine against...

EU bans plastic waste exports to poor countries

The EU will ban the export of plastic waste from the bloc to poor countries effective from January 1, 2021, it said on Tuesday,...

EU agrees 2030 emissions-cutting goal of 55%

EU leaders have agreed to cut carbon emissions by at least 55 per cent by the end of the decade, compared to 1990 levels...

EU leaders meet for summit dominated by Brexit, climate targets

EU leaders will descend on Brussels for a two-day summit starting on Thursday, October 15, 2020 to discuss the status of fraught post-Brexit negotiations...

EU may renovate 35m buildings by 2030 to hit climate goals

The European Commission wants to ramp up the rate of renovations of buildings that are inefficient in terms of energy use in the EU...

EU chief announces 55% emissions reduction target for 2030

European Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen, announced plans on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 to target a 55% cut in greenhouse gas emissions by...

Sub-Saharan Africa to benefit €5bn from EU green plan

Sub-Saharan Africa will  benefit €5 billion from EU Green Economy Recovery Plan, an EU official has said. Mr Leonard Mizzi, the Head of Unit, Directorate-General...

UNDP, EU want strong legislation to end rape, violence against women

The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the European Union (EU) on Thursday, August 6, 2020 called for strong legislation to help end the rising...

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Harnessing youth power for effective nation building

At 33, Zik was at the forefront of anti-colonial nationalism. At the age of 30, Anthony Enahoro initiated the...
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Group deepens commitment to clean water in Kenya’s Vihiga County

On January 20, 2023, the County of Vihiga in Western Kenya signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with The...

MEASURES project puts Accra under spotlight for sustainable energy strategy development 

A multi-disciplinary group of experts from Ghana and Switzerland is undertaking a study to develop new methods to address...

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