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Worry over Africa’s looming fossil gas push

Campaigners have warned that Africa is in danger of locking the continent into fossil fuels for decades to come with leaders considering a new...

Omicron infections confirmed in 22 African nations

Data from the African Union (AU) on Thursday, December 23, 2021 shows that the Omicron variant of the coronavirus is spreading rapidly across the...

Omicron: AU calls for urgent rescinding of travel bans on African countries

The African Union (AU) warned that travel and entry bans in connection with the emergence of the Omicron COVID-19 variant will limit the free...

Forum explores avenues to financing Africa’s post-COVID-19 development

African Heads of State, ministers, leaders of the private sector, development actors and academics will gather in Cabo Verde from December 2 to 4,...

World Bank, AU agree to deploy COVID-19 vaccines for 400m Africans

President of the World Bank, Mr David Malpass, and his senior management team comprised of Dr Axel van Trotsenburg and Dr Makhtar Diop met...

African presidents, global leaders support climate change adaptation action for continent

In what looks like a historic and united show of solidarity for a continent that contributes only 5% to global emissions, more than 30...

Ebola in Guinea: Red Cross demands swift response, AU to deploy emergency team

The resurgence of the Ebola disease in Guinea requires a fast response that will allow the country to mitigate its negative impact, an official...

Sudan worried over Ethiopia’s plan to go ahead with filling of Nile dam

Sudan has expressed concern over Ethiopia’s announcement of it’s intention to carry on with the second phase of filling the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam...

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Sydney rainfall makes 2022 wettest year on record

Sydney has officially seen enough rainfall for meteorologists to declare 2022 the Australian city’s wettest year on record on...
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Colorado urged to balance wildlife conservation with outdoor recreation to protect elk

Elk are susceptible to a number of infectious diseases, some of which can be transmitted to livestock. Efforts to...

Govt empowers women, PWDs to mitigate climate change

The Federal Government of Nigeria has reiterated its commitment to the socio-economic empowerment of People With Disabilities (PWDs) and...

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Sydney rainfall makes 2022 wettest year on record

Sydney has officially seen enough rainfall for meteorologists to...

Colorado urged to balance wildlife conservation with outdoor recreation to protect elk

Elk are susceptible to a number of infectious diseases,...