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AFC inaugurates roadmap to combat climate change in Africa

Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) has inaugurated a roadmap to combat climate change on the continent. To this end, a report titled: "Roadmap to Africa’s COP:...

COVID-19 on increase in Americas, Africa – WHO

COVID-19 cases and deaths continue to decline but omicron sub-variants are driving an increase in the Americas and Africa. Director General of the World Health...

Climate dialogue: The CJID model for tackling Africa’s development crisis

Mobilising countries across Africa to meet up with the development needs of the 21st Century remains a puzzle waiting to be deciphered With a staggering...

Vera Songwe: Africa wants more of a voice in decisions shaping world finance

In a letter published in the FT on Friday, April 22, 2022, Vera Songwe, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for...

Greta Thunberg speaks for Africa when it comes to climate, says report

Africa has become the face of the global climate crisis, yet Greta Thunberg has emerged as the continent’s leading voice of advocacy - even...

AfDB to double Africa’s climate finance to $25bn

The African Development Bank (AfDB) says it will within the next five years double the climate change finance of Africa to $25 billion. Dr Kevin...

Africa records longest-running decline in COVID-19 infections – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Thursday, April 14, 2022, said COVID-19 cases in Africa have fallen for the past 16 weeks and deaths...

Unreported COVID cases in Africa higher than expected – WHO

The number of unreported cases of COVID-19 infections among the 1.3 billion residents in Africa is far higher than previously reported, according to the...

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Govt plants 10m trees to combat deforestation

The Federal Government is planting about 10 million trees in 2022 to check deforestation. This was made known in Lagos...
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UN Women establishes ‘HeForShe’ Network to promote gender equality

The United Nations Women (UN Women) has established a "HeForShe" Network, a campaign platform for men and boys to...

NCF will miss Aminu-Kano’s leadership qualities – New D-G

The newly appointed Director-General (D-G) of the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), Dr Joseph Onoja, says his predecessor, Dr Muhtari Aminu-Kano,...

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Govt plants 10m trees to combat deforestation

The Federal Government is planting about 10 million trees...

UN Women establishes ‘HeForShe’ Network to promote gender equality

The United Nations Women (UN Women) has established a...