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Africa emits less than 1% of global carbon – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says African countries account for less than one per cent of cumulative global carbon emissions. Osinbajo disclosed this in his keynote...

Nigeria, nine others account for over 50% climate finance in Africa – Report

Climate Policy Initiative (CPI), a Francisco-based research group, says only 10 countries in Africa account for more than 50 per cent of climate finance...

Climate campaigners denounce John Kerry’s Africa statements

African climate campaigners have slammed President Joe Biden’s Special Climate Envoy, John Kerry, for showing what looks like a lack of comprehension of the...

Blue walls, green bonds and debt-for-nature: From pledges to implementation in Africa

How do you finance a fair post-pandemic green and sustainable recovery? And how do you turn pledges into action? African ministers of finance, economy...

Africa loses 15% GDP to climate change – AfDB

Africa has been losing from five per cent to 15 per cent of its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per capita growth because of climate...

Momentum building for the African People’s COP27

The latest science and observations on the ground have confirmed that the impact of climate change in developing countries is indeed devastating. Extreme weather events...

UN deputy chief calls for action to deliver SDGs in Africa

The UN Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed, has called for action to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Africa, highlighting the continued relevance of...

Urbanisation: Experts proffer solutions to emerging challenges in Africa

An environmental expert, Dr Dana Omran, says there is a need to strengthen local governments and other institutions, to engender economic growth. Omran is the Global...

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Artists, activists raise awareness on dangers of oil exploration in Virunga National Park

Artists, musicians, poets, community members and climate activists on Thursday, December 8, 2022, in Kinshasa, in the Democratic Republic...
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2023: UN agencies warn again of hunger in West, Central Africa

The UN agencies say the number of hungry people in West and Central Africa can reach a record high...

2023: Vote candidates who will tackle gas flaring – Stakeholders

Stakeholders in the gas industry have said that, as the 2023 general election approaches, the electorate should vote for...

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Artists, activists raise awareness on dangers of oil exploration in Virunga National Park

Artists, musicians, poets, community members and climate activists on...

2023: UN agencies warn again of hunger in West, Central Africa

The UN agencies say the number of hungry people...