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Sub-Saharan Africa off track to achieving SDGs on water sanitation, hygiene – UNICEF official

Sub-Saharan Africa is off track to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on water sanitation and hygiene (WASH), an official of the United Nations...

282m people face extreme hunger in sub-Saharan Africa – FAO

Over 282 million people in sub-Saharan Africa face extreme hunger, a United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) official said. “As we speak, 282 million...

Vaccine ‘ll reduce deaths, burden of malaria disease – Stakeholders

Stakeholders in the health sector in the South-West Zone say the World Health Organisation (WHO) endorsement of vaccine for malaria in children in sub-Saharan Africa,...

Scheme seeks solutions to curb plastic usage in Africa

The Afri-Plastics Challenge has now launched its second strand, Creating Solutions. This Strand invites individuals or organisations with a new or early-stage idea that...

Facebook launches Climate Science Information Centre in Nigeria, South Africa

Facebook announced on Thursday, February 18, 2021 the roll out of its Climate Science Information Centre to sub-Saharan Africa, starting with South Africa and...

Increase investment in mini-grid electricity to get Africa out of darkness

Covid-19 is pushing Africa into an education crisis.  Of the 39 countries in sub-Saharan Africa, full learning is only taking place in six of...

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...

Partnership seeks to generate power from cassava waste

Challenges associated with electricity generation in sub-Saharan Africa may soon be a thing of the past following the formation of a consortium that will...

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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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