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Monthly Archives: May, 2020

Kenya’s COVID-19 tally rises to 1,286

Kenya’s Ministry of Health on Monday, May 25, 2020 confirmed 72 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of infections to 1,286. Mercy Mwangangi, Chief...

UK to reopen shops, PM’s aide defends actions amid row over lockdown rules

Britain will reopen thousands of high street shops, department stores and shopping centres next month, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday, May 25,...

Africa’s most vulnerable called to bear brunt of Covid-19

One of world’s harshest terrains for farming threatens to crumble under COVID-19.  West Africa’s farmer collectives, small businesses and other stakeholders in agriculture reveal...

Lagos promises to make 4th Mainland Bridge a reality

Special Adviser to Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Works and Infrastructure, Mrs Aramide Adeyoye, says the administration will make the Lagos 4th Mainland Bridge a...

SA records 1,245 new Covid-19 cases, Parliament commemorates Africa Day

A total of 19,485 tests conducted in the last 24 hours in South Africa has revealed 1245 new cases of COVID-19 in the country. However,...

Group decries ‘illegal’, environmentally unfriendly coal mining by Dangote, others

A study commissioned by the international movement, 350.org, has shown that coal mining in Kogi and Gombe states of Nigeria has led to extensive...

Americans party as coronavirus death toll nears 100,000

Crowds of densely packed, barefaced, droplet-swapping Americans are forming on beaches, bar patios and pool decks over the Memorial Day weekend, fulfilling the fears of health...

Biological Diversity Day: IPBES decorated with global sustainability award

Underscoring celebrations of the International Day for Biological Diversity, the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) has been announced as the winner...

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Earth dam: ACReSAL makes case for Kwara community

The Agro-Climatic Resilence Semi-Arid Landscapes (ACReSAL) team has called for re-channelisation and construction of an earth dam for irrigation...
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New Minamata Convention amendment protects children from amalgam use

The Children’s Amendment to the amalgam reduction requirement of the Minamata Convention on Mercury entered into force on Friday,...

Pakistan braces for worst flooding in decades as monsoon rains loom

Pakistan braces for worst flooding in decades as heavy monsoon rains may submerge cities and cause rivers to burst...

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Earth dam: ACReSAL makes case for Kwara community

The Agro-Climatic Resilence Semi-Arid Landscapes (ACReSAL) team has called...

New Minamata Convention amendment protects children from amalgam use

The Children’s Amendment to the amalgam reduction requirement of...