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ARC Group makes $32m climate insurance payouts to assist drought affected Zimbabweans

The Government of the Republic of Zimbabwe has received an insurance payout of $16.8 million following its participation in the African Risk Capacity (ARC)...

World Environment Day: A call for commitment to address desertification, drought – NEST

In a message from the Nigerian Environmental Study/Action Team (NEST) Secretariat to commemorate the 2024 World Environment Day themed “Land Restoration, Desertification and Drought”,...

Zambian president seeks solution to southern Africa drought

Zambian President, Hakainde Hichilema, has called on southern African countries to use their resources to help countries affected by drought in the region. Hichilema made...

SADC leaders launch $5.5bn appeal for drought, flood relief

Southern African leaders launched a $5.5 billion humanitarian appeal on Saturday, May 18, 2024, to assist over 61 million people affected by drought and...

Drought in southern Africa mostly driven by El Niño, not climate change – Researchers

The severe drought in southern Africa in 2024 was driven primarily by El Niño, rather than human-caused climate change, according to rapid attribution analysis...

UN pledges support after Zimbabwe declared drought a disaster

The United Nations has pledged to assist Zimbabwe in mobilising resources to address the El Nino-induced drought crisis. This commitment follows President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s declaration...

Hunger grips southern Africa as Zimbabwe declares drought disaster

 President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Wednesday, April 3, 2024, declared Zimbabwe’s drought a national disaster and said the country needed more than $2 billion in...

Sri Lanka to estimate damage caused by drought to agriculture

Sri Lanka’s Minister of Agriculture, Mahinda Amaraweera, on Monday, August 7, 2023, instructed the Agriculture and Agrarian Insurance Board to estimate the damage caused...

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Our diesel is the best in Nigeria, meets international standard – Dangote

President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has asserted that products refined at the Dangote Petroleum Refinery & Petrochemicals, the...
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IITA, ICRISAT donate 1.34 tonnes of improved seeds to farmers in Yobe

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) and International Crops Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) have donated 1.34...

Ex NNPC GMDs laud efforts in advancing firm’s objectives across key sectors

Former Group Managing Directors (GMDs) of NNPC have expressed their support for the current leadership and commended efforts in...

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Our diesel is the best in Nigeria, meets international standard – Dangote

President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has asserted that...

IITA, ICRISAT donate 1.34 tonnes of improved seeds to farmers in Yobe

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) and International...
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