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Judges fail to rule against Total over Uganda environmental violation

A Paris court has decided not to hear what looks like a landmark case where French oil and gas company, Total, was taken to court by...

Coronavirus cases in Germany’s Bavaria up to six after child infected

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany’s southern state of Bavaria has risen to six, after a child was found to have been infected. The child’s...

Coronavirus: Govt won’t stop Nigerians from travelling to China

The Federal Government will not stop Nigerians from travelling to China or any other country where coronavirus has manifested. Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made...

UAE launches fund-raising campaign to rescue Australian wildlife

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Thursday, January 30, 2020 launched a fund-raising campaign to rescue the nature and wildlife in Australia amid devastating bushfires, the...

UNCCD to welcome countries to new Peace Forest Initiative

A new global initiative to promote peace through land restoration was signed on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 by the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)...

Why gender equality is vital in fight against climate change – COP25 president

 The President of COP25, Carolina Schmidt, participated at the 14th Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean, in the Economic Commission for Latin...

Second meeting of Open-ended Working Group on Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework moved to Rome

Due to the ongoing situation following the outbreak of the novel coronavirus 2019, the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), in consultation...

PACJA decries racial discrimination against Ugandan climate activist

While condemning racial discrimination shown to Ugandan climate change activist, Vanessa Nakate, Mithika Mwenda and Augustin Njamnshi, both of the Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA), emphasise...

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Workers lament difficulty in accessing housing loans

Civil servants in the South-South have expressed disappointment over the difficulty in accessing housing loans from the Federal Mortgage...
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Civil servants call for reform of National Housing Fund

Some civil servants in the South-East of Nigeria have called for the reform of the National Housing Fund (NHF)...

Tests in German lagoon provide no answers to Oder fish die-off

First extensive testing of water in a lagoon fed by the Oder River where tonnes of fish died has...

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Workers lament difficulty in accessing housing loans

Civil servants in the South-South have expressed disappointment over...

Civil servants call for reform of National Housing Fund

Some civil servants in the South-East of Nigeria have...