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Monthly Archives: September, 2015

Groups seek end to planned water privatisation in Ogun

Plans by the Ogun State government to privatise water through a Public Private Partnership (PPP) model promoted by the World Bank is a recipe...

Acid rain threatens life in Uganda

Every time it rains, Barbra Nyawiza, a teacher at Ngaara Primary School in Mbarara district, gets reactions. She sneezes and snoots. Scientists believe this primary...

Benue asks Dangote Cement to be environment friendly

The Benue State House of Assembly has called on Dangote Cement Company in Gboko, Benue State, to own up to her Corporate Social Responsibility...

SDGs will only succeed if successful in Africa

September 2015 saw the launch of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This has been a long journey for many. To highlight the challenges and...

Achieving long-term solution to forest fire and haze in Indonesia

Fifty years ago, Indonesia was rich with pristine forest. And then – boom! Between 1980 and 2000 – a timber logging boom. Illegal logging followed –...

Biopalm: Cameroon communities left in the dark

For the last two months, the Bantu and Bagyeli communities of Bella have watched as workers from a forestry company have entered their territory...

ERA/FoEN, 40 others back Kenya over BAT litigation

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) and about 40 other organisations from across Africa and around the world have submitted a...

Group demands climate justice for women

The Women Environmental Programme (WEP) has called on the Federal Government to ensure climate justice for women by implementing policies and programmes that increase...

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International Waste Pickers Day: Waste pickers’ role in circular economy outlined

Having recognised the roles played by waste pickers in the society and in its drive towards proper plastic waste...
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Nigeria’s non-compliance with disclosure a challenge to extractive transparency

The Nigerian state’s non-compliance with disclosure continues to be a challenge confronting its extractive industry transparency. Nowhere does non-compliance...

Shareholder activism and consumer preference in achieving Paris Agreement goals

I was part of an SDG café in my school (University of Benin) where we raised awareness about the...

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International Waste Pickers Day: Waste pickers’ role in circular economy outlined

Having recognised the roles played by waste pickers in...

Nigeria’s non-compliance with disclosure a challenge to extractive transparency

The Nigerian state’s non-compliance with disclosure continues to be...