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Tanzania cancels GMO trials again

Newly appointed Tanzania Agricultural Minister, Prof Adolf Mkenda, has announced the cancellation of research trials involving genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in the country and...

Why efforts to capture African food systems with GM technologies should be resisted – Study

A recent briefing paper has emphasised reasons why attempts to corrupt and capture African food systems with the latest GM technologies and their products...

Biodiversity centre raises concerns on GM COVID-19 vaccine trials for South Africa

The African Centre for Biodiversity (ACB) has expressed concern over the planned trials of a genetically modified (GM) vaccine on COVID-19 in South Africa,...

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COVID-19 increased nearly 30% in past two weeks – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the global reported cases of COVID-19 have increased by nearly 30 per cent...
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Nigeria requires over 350m trees yearly to check deforestation – NCF

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) says that Nigeria needs to plant over 350 million trees annually to check deforestation. Director-General,...

Uganda urges UN refugee agency to support environmental protection drive

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has urged the United Nations to support the country’s environmental protection efforts by providing refugees...

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COVID-19 increased nearly 30% in past two weeks – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the global reported...

Nigeria requires over 350m trees yearly to check deforestation – NCF

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) says that Nigeria needs...