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Activists flay UN, loggers over Africa forest grab ‘under guise of REDD+’

Loggers and the United Nations want to grab African forests for REDD+, which promotes monoculture plantations and genetically modified trees and violates human rights,...

African infrastructure investment is top priority, says Jeffrey Sachs

Thousands of delegates have descended on Addis Ababa to set the new financing architecture for a new global partnership Closing Africa’s infrastructure gap is a...

Stakeholders outline expectations ahead of AMCEN

Stakes are high for the African Ministerial Conference on Environment (AMCEN) that begins on Monday, March 2 in the Egyptian capital city of Cairo....

Greenpeace: Agribusiness firms destroying apes’ rainforest habitat

Endangered great ape species are having their rainforest habitat destroyed and threatened by the expansion of agribusiness projects in central Africa, according to new...

African leaders to prioritise water, toilets in 10 countries

WaterAid has welcomed the African Union’s official launch of the Kigali Action Plan, a 50-million euro agreement to bring drinking water, basic toilets and...

The environment factor in Africa’s development

Nnimmo Bassey, Director, Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), in a recent presentation made in Lome, Togo explores the myriad of environmental challenges militating...

Unveiling Africa’s tallest towers

Algiers edifice set to topple Johannesburg tower as global property portal, Lamudi, investigates sky-high buildings on the continent Towering 270m over the Algerian capital, the...

Africa needs to move forward on renewable energy

Diversification of Africa's electricity sources by embarking on renewable energy solutions - such as solar, wind, geothermal and hydro power - is being heralded...

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Harnessing youth power for effective nation building

At 33, Zik was at the forefront of anti-colonial nationalism. At the age of 30, Anthony Enahoro initiated the...
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Group deepens commitment to clean water in Kenya’s Vihiga County

On January 20, 2023, the County of Vihiga in Western Kenya signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with The...

MEASURES project puts Accra under spotlight for sustainable energy strategy development 

A multi-disciplinary group of experts from Ghana and Switzerland is undertaking a study to develop new methods to address...

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