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Monthly Archives: December, 2016

Nigeria president signs bill to protect endangered species into law

President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the ‎Endangered Species Control of International Trade and Traffic Amendment Act 2016, earlier passed by the National Assembly. Nigeria...

Access Bank bags ‘Bank of the Year’ award

Access Bank has affirmed its leadership of the Nigerian banking industry with its recent recognition as the “Bank of the Year” at the 17th...

World’s first ‘solar panel road’ opens in France

Forget solar roofs. The world’s first solar road is here, in the small village of Tourouvre-au-Perche in Normandy, France. The 1km road was opened a week...

France submits long-term climate strategy to UN

France has submitted its long-term climate action plan under the Paris Agreement to the secretariat of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). It...

Mexico NAMA: Curbing emission through energy efficient housing

The overarching goal of the Mexican NAMA Support Project is to implement the New Housing NAMA, which promotes cost effective, energy-efficient building concepts across...

163 new species discovered in South East Asia

A rainbow-headed snake and a dragon-like lizard are among 163 new species that scientists recently discovered in the Greater Mekong region in South East...

Cheetahs are declining alarmingly, scientists warn

Cheetahs may have once prospered, but they certainly aren’t anymore. Scientists examining the worldwide population of these swift, spotted cats have found that there are...

As Amina Mohammed becomes Deputy UN Secretary General

The Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) sees the appointment of Amina Mohammed, Minister of Environment of Nigeria as the Deputy Secretary General of...

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NNPC chief highlights energy security’s role in wealth creation

The Group Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC Ltd), Mr. Mele Kyari, says no public...
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Tanzania calls for protection of Indian Ocean beaches from pollution

Tanzanian authorities has called for efforts to protect Tanzania’s beaches along the Indian Ocean from pollution. Selemani Jafo, Minister of...

ECOWAS set to implement 30 by 30 plan on biodiversity protection

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is set to implement a regional 30 by 30 plan aimed...

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NNPC chief highlights energy security’s role in wealth creation

The Group Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian National Petroleum...

Tanzania calls for protection of Indian Ocean beaches from pollution

Tanzanian authorities has called for efforts to protect Tanzania’s...