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Kofi Adu Domfeh: Amidst the heatwaves arrive the rainstorm and floods

April 2024 has been the hottest record month. Yet the transition from the scorching heatwaves to the heavy rains has been seamless as “hot”...

Floods death toll in Kenya rises to 238 as heavy rains continue

The number of people who have lost their lives in the devastating floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains in Kenya since March has...

Thousands homeless after DR Congo’s worst floods in 60 years

In a makeshift camp for people displaced by floods in the Democratic Republic of Congo, father-of-three, Cyprien Seka, anxiously watched his baby nap on...

Agency confirms closure of Lagdo Dam, says excessive rains causing floods

The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) has confirmed Cameroonian authorities’ decision to shut down the spilling of excess water from the Lagdo Dam. NIHSA Director...

Floods, landslide kill over 136 people in Rwanda, Uganda

Over 130 people have lost their lives following floods and landslides caused by heavy rainfall in northern, southern and western parts of Rwanda. Six reportedly died...

New study highlights African cities’ ability to absorb rainfall, prevent floods

 A new, first-of-its-kind study has measured the “sponginess” – or the natural ability to soak up heavy rainfall – in five key cities across Africa. Kigali...

2022 floods affected 24,714 persons in Abuja – Agency

The Federal Capital Territory Emergency Management Agency says flood affected about 24,713 inhabitants in three of the six area councils of the FCT Abuja...

Floods: IFAD-VCDP donates water pumps, inputs to 261 farmers in Kogi

The Federal Government, through the Value Chain Development Programme (VCDP-AF), has distributed water pumps and inputs to 261 farmers in Kogi State to enhance...

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Children’s Day: Group discourages pupils from activities provoking climate change

Climate and Sustainable Development Network (CSDevNet), an NGO, has urged Nigerian school pupils to desist from activities that provoke...
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Stakeholders seek implementation of Nigeria’s gas plan

Stakeholders in the gas industry have called on the Federal Government to implement Nigeria’s National Gas Plan as it...

Marshall Islands endorses Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty at UN SIDS4

In a move at the critical once-a-decade United Nations' 4th International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS4), holding...

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Children’s Day: Group discourages pupils from activities provoking climate change

Climate and Sustainable Development Network (CSDevNet), an NGO, has...

Stakeholders seek implementation of Nigeria’s gas plan

Stakeholders in the gas industry have called on the...
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