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Yearly Archives: 2021

Rich countries’ indifference to scale up finance could undermine COP26, activists warn

Midway through 2021, civil society organisations from Climate Action Network (CAN) are deeply concerned about the lack of substantial progress from developed countries on...

Osinbajo bolsters Africa’s quest for a just and inclusive global energy transition

In the race to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050, the Nigerian Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has called on developing countries to chart their own...

WHO validates Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use

World Health Organisation (WHO) has validated the Sinovac-CoronaVac COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use. WHO, in a statement, said that the validation gives countries, funders, procuring...

Sudan launches telementoring programme to treat COVID-19 patients at home

An initiative that deploys volunteer medical students in Sudan to treat COVID-19 patients in their homes will get a boost from a new partnership...

Niger partners Ghanaian firm to establish three refuse recycling plants

The Niger State Government has said that it is collaborating with a Ghanaian firm, Zoom Life recycling company, to establish three refuse recycling plants...

75 companies bid for concession of 12 federal highways

A total of 75 companies are bidding for 12  federal roads to be concession under the first phase of the Highway Development Management Initiative...

New NEMA D-G pledges to make management of emergencies easier

The newly appointed Director-General, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mr Ahmed Habib, has pledged to strive to create frontiers that would make the management...

Nigeria inaugurates committee to protect ozone layer

The Federal Ministry of Environment in Nigeria has inaugurated the project steering committee on the phasing out of the chemicals that deplete the earth’s...

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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...