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Nigerian govt cautioned against accepting Philip Morris’ COVID-19 vaccine

The Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) has alerted the Nigerian government to the possibility of the Canadian government approaching it to accept...

Rich countries foiling global efforts to stop tobacco smuggling – CSOs

Nations that are home to the largest tobacco corporations need to contribute more if countries are to recoup the $47 billion lost to the...

WHO urges countries to invest in helping more people to quit tobacco

The fourth World Health Organisation (WHO) global tobacco trends report released on Tuesday, November 16, 2021, shows that there are 1.30 billion tobacco users...

New report exposes Zimbabwe as biggest pawn of Big Tobacco

On the first day of virtual tobacco treaty talks, Zimbabwe joined a small cadre of countries in delaying meaningful negotiations. It’s actions come weeks...

Could snus be the solution to Africa’s rising smoking rates?

“Sweden has the lowest smoking rates and the lowest rate of smoking-related deaths in Europe. When are we going to learn from them?” These were...

Making the policy on pictorial health warnings to work for Nigerians

The Federal Government’s policy on Pictorial Health Warnings (PHWs) which officially kicked off on June 23, 2021, has taken the country a step further...

COVID-19: For the tobacco industry, it’s all about profit

In times of crisis some corporations profit while others break. For the tobacco industry the COVID-19 pandemic which has shut down many nations and...

Philip Morris exposé: Government urged to probe delegation to tobacco treaty talks

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has demanded the Nigerian government institute a probe of members of the Nigerian delegation that...

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Harnessing youth power for effective nation building

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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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