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Ebola outbreak in Guinea declared over

The Ebola outbreak that emerged in Guinea in mid-February was declared over on Saturday, June 19, 2021. It was the first time the disease...

GEF approves new funding, backs collaborative approach

Three decades after the Global Environment Facility’s (GEF) establishment, the multilateral fund’s governing body has approved 39 new initiatives designed to help the planet...

Gender mainstreaming: Centre sues for better engagement of women to enhance growth

The African Centre for Leadership, Strategy and Development (Centre LSD) has advocated for significant inclusion of women in the extractive industries. The Executive Director of...

Group seeks increased awareness on dangers of desertification

Jewel Environmental Initiative (JEI), a Gombe-based non-governmental organisation (NGO), has called for increased awareness on the dangers of deforestation to save the environment. Mr Ismail...

Don urges govt to diversify energy mix with renewable energy source

A don, Prof. Adisa Bello, has urged the Federal Government to diversify energy mix with renewable energy source. Bello, who is of the Department of...

Clean energy projects: Fund achieves first close at €130m

The Africa Renewable Energy Fund II (AREF II) has achieved its first close at €130 million, according to a statement from the African Development...

Akwa Ibom spends N10bn on erosion control – Commissioner

The Akwa Ibom State Government has spent N10 billion on erosion control projects in the state in the last nine months, the Commissioner for...

146,000 Africans die yearly from tobacco-related diseases, says WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has revealed that no fewer than 146,000 Africans die annually from tobacco-related diseases. Dr Matshidiso Moeti, the WHO Regional Director for...

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Rights defenders in Nigeria, across West Africa still subject to harassment, arrests

Research by the Green Advocates International and the Mano River Union Civil Society Natural Rights and the Governance Platform...
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US Supreme Court limits EPA’s power to combat climate change

The Supreme Court of the United States on Thursday, June 30, 2022, sharply cut back the Environmental Protection Agency’s...

UN-Habitat’s ‘World Cities Report 2022’ urges cities on climate action

A new United Nations report says an increase in extreme weather events and natural disasters like flooding, heatwaves and...

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Rights defenders in Nigeria, across West Africa still subject to harassment, arrests

Research by the Green Advocates International and the Mano...

US Supreme Court limits EPA’s power to combat climate change

The Supreme Court of the United States on Thursday,...