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Monthly Archives: October, 2014

Lagos government hospitals demand litres of kerosene from expectant mothers

A considerable number of Lagosians are facing a range of challenges in the bid to access proper health care services. A visit to two primary...

Hand washing reduces disease contraction by 30 per cent – Expert

The Director, Public Health and Disease Control, Ebonyi Ministry of Health, Dr Chris Achi, said that regular hand washing reduces risk of contracting infectious...

Gov. Aliyu picks PDP form for senatorial contest

Gov. Babangida Aliyu of Niger on Wednesday picked an expression of intent form for the Niger East Senatoria District on the PDP platform.   The News...

Brazil creates new Marine Protected Areas

The Brazilian Federal Government has announced the creation of over 58,000 hectares of new marine Protected Areas in the northern state of Pará, in...

Ban Ki-moon: Disaster planning must accommodate older people’s limited mobility

United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, has said that planning for disaster should take account of the reduced mobility experienced by many older persons....

Ouattara, Sall, Neves open African Development Forum in Marrakech

President of the Ivory Coast, Alassane Ouattara; President of Senegal, Macky Sall; as well as the Prime Minister of Cape Verde, José Maria Neves...

WaterAid: Ebola, others are reminders of importance of handwashing

The spiralling Ebola outbreak in West Africa is an important reminder of the crucial role played by good hygiene and handwashing in protecting human...

Sunny Neji, 2face Idibia perform at Global Handwashing Day

With the support of Carex Hand Wash Soap and Etisalat, as well as performances by music artists, Sunny Neji and 2face Idibia, the Concern Universal’s Global Handwashing...

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BATN marks 20yrs of transformative impact on smallholder farmers in Nigeria

The BATN Foundation commemorates its 20th anniversary, acknowledging its efforts in promoting sustainable agriculture and bolstering rural development through...
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Ogunpa Forest Reserve: Tragic obliteration of a carbon sink, watershed

In the last few months, we have all watched with horror the ruthless destruction of over 50 hectares worth...

ACReSAL: Ecosystem management plan will reduce poverty, says govt

The Federal Government has expressed determination to reduce poverty through the Agro-Climate Resilience in Semi-Arid Landscape (ACReSAL) project, by...

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BATN marks 20yrs of transformative impact on smallholder farmers in Nigeria

The BATN Foundation commemorates its 20th anniversary, acknowledging its...

Ogunpa Forest Reserve: Tragic obliteration of a carbon sink, watershed

In the last few months, we have all watched...
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