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Kenya gets €188m AfDB loan to boost COVID-19 response

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) on Friday, May 22, 2020 approved an €188 million loan to support Kenya’s...

Lockdown against COVID-19 and matters arising

Unarguably, the situations of things will not be the same again across the world in the post-COVID-19 pandemic management. From several weeks of lockdown resulting...

China to draft food security plan amid global coronavirus epidemic

China will draft and carry out, in 2020, a response plan for ensuring food security amid the global coronavirus pandemic, the country’s state planner...

Death toll 95 as India, Bangladesh clean up after devastating cyclone

Authorities in eastern India and Bangladesh on Friday were struggling to restore road links, communication lines and electricity after a devastating cyclone in which...

Nigeria records 339 new Covid-19 infections, 11 deaths

The confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Nigeria increased by 339 on Thursday, May 21, 2020 to bring the total number of the infections in...

UK invests £20m in Africa’s anti-coronavirus fund

United Kingdom has said it wil invest up to £20 million in the African Union’s new "Africa anti-COVID-19 fund" to slow down the spread...

PTF warns against Hydrxoychloroquine purchase, NCDC urges more tests

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has warned against large purchase of Hydrxoychloroquine to treat the novel Coronavirus, saying the drug had not...

Scientists say up to 50,000 COVID-19 deaths possible in South Africa

South Africa could see up to 50,000 coronavirus deaths and as many as 3 million infections by the end of the year as the...

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Association promises improved PSP services in waste management

The Association of Waste Managers of Nigeria (AWAMN) has assured that private sector participants (PSP) operators in Lagos State...
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Climate action impossible without trust – Espinosa

Speaking to G7 climate, energy and environment ministers on Thursday, May 26, 2022, UN Climate Change Executive Secretary Patricia...

New funding announced to protect biodiversity in UK overseas territories

Threatened species across the UK Overseas Territories (UKOTs) are set to benefit from £6.4 million government funding announced. Green turtles...

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Association promises improved PSP services in waste management

The Association of Waste Managers of Nigeria (AWAMN) has...

Climate action impossible without trust – Espinosa

Speaking to G7 climate, energy and environment ministers on...