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Monthly Archives: May, 2020

International Day on Biological Diversity looks to solutions found in nature

UN leaders marking the 2020 International Day for Biological Diversity challenged the international community to promote ecosystem-based solutions that address biodiversity loss, climate change,...

Kenya gets €188m AfDB loan to boost COVID-19 response

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) on Friday, May 22, 2020 approved an €188 million loan to support Kenya’s...

Covid-19 and climate change: A gender response

According to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), women are differently and disproportionately affected by climate change and disasters. According to the same report,...

Lockdown against COVID-19 and matters arising

Unarguably, the situations of things will not be the same again across the world in the post-COVID-19 pandemic management. From several weeks of lockdown resulting...

China to draft food security plan amid global coronavirus epidemic

China will draft and carry out, in 2020, a response plan for ensuring food security amid the global coronavirus pandemic, the country’s state planner...

Death toll 95 as India, Bangladesh clean up after devastating cyclone

Authorities in eastern India and Bangladesh on Friday were struggling to restore road links, communication lines and electricity after a devastating cyclone in which...

Nigeria records 339 new Covid-19 infections, 11 deaths

The confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Nigeria increased by 339 on Thursday, May 21, 2020 to bring the total number of the infections in...

South Africa to investigate allegations of illegal wildlife trade with China

South Africa says it will investigate allegations made in a recent report that its indigenes are trading thousands of wild endangered animals illegally with...

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Lagos trains 50 town planners in drones deployment

Lagos State Government began a two-week training of  50 town planners on Monday, February 6, 2023, on effective operation of drones to monitor...
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Death toll could increase eight-fold in Turkey quake, says WHO

The death toll from a strong earthquake in south-eastern Turkey, near Syria's border, could rise eight-fold, the World Health...

South African court to hear case challenging Monsanto/Bayer’s drought tolerant GM maize

After five years of protracted legal proceedings, the High Court in Pretoria, South Africa, will on Tuesday, February 7...

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Lagos trains 50 town planners in drones deployment

Lagos State Government began a two-week training of  50 town planners on...

Death toll could increase eight-fold in Turkey quake, says WHO

The death toll from a strong earthquake in south-eastern...