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COP28: Nigeria, South Africa pioneer just transition through transparency

At COP28 leaders and experts from Nigeria and South Africa shared their vision on how to build a just transition to a low-emission, climate-resilient...

South Africa: Eastern Cape communities demand people-centred solutions to improve their lives

On Thursday, September 21, 2023, approximately 250 people from Uitenhage, Jeffreys Bay, Humansdorp, Oyster Bay and beyond – a collaboration between Earthlife Africa Johannesburg...

South Africa must tackle crude legacy of environmental racism, toxic exposure – UN expert

South Africa must redouble its efforts to tackle the crude legacy of pre-1994 environmental racism, including the abhorrent practice of intentionally situating landfills and...

Five countries taking action to reach net-zero targets

To date, over 90 countries, including Nigeria, have set net-zero emissions targets, committing to help prevent the most harmful impacts from climate change. But questions remain around...

South Africa declares national state of disaster to combat floods

The South African government has declared a national state of disaster to enable an intensive and coordinated response to the impact of floods in...

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 and Wednesday, February 8, 2023,...

South Africa’s difficult shift from coal

London-based freelance political analyst, Tom Gomez, in this piece examines why South Africa will struggle to wean itself off coal despite recently signing the $8.5...

Kwa-Zulu Natal flooding highlights African nations’ vulnerability to climate crisis

Over 300 people have reportedly lost their lives and the death toll is likely to rise as provincial officials continue to evaluate the extent of...

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Biggest greenhouse gas emitters not reporting true climate impact on businesses – Report

One hundred and forty companies with some of the world’s highest emissions are collectively failing to explain how the...
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British High Commission welcomes 178 Nigerian Chevening and Commonwealth Scholars

The British High Commission in Nigeria has welcomed 178 exceptional scholars and fellows who recently completed their studies through the...

WaterAid, Cummins to provide Lagos school with WASH facilities

In a bid to improve access to sanitation in Lagos public schools, WaterAid Nigeria has laid the foundation of...

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Biggest greenhouse gas emitters not reporting true climate impact on businesses – Report

One hundred and forty companies with some of the...

British High Commission welcomes 178 Nigerian Chevening and Commonwealth Scholars

The British High Commission in Nigeria has welcomed 178 exceptional...