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Marine, coastal environment in Africa facing major pollution problem – UNEP

Abou Bamba

Executive Secretary, Abidjan Convention of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Mr Abou Bamba, has said that marine and coastal environment in Africa is facing major pollution problem. Abou Bamba, Executive Secretary, Abidjan Convention Bamba made this known on an Instagram live programme on Monday, November 16, 2020 organised by Zoemaritime Resources Ltd., with the topic: ”Sustainable Shipping in Africa ...

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Lagos seeks coastal erosion help, to create more islands to address land scarcity

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos State Government has appealed to the Federal Government to assist the state in mitigating the effects of erosion and protect its coastline. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State Commissioner for Waterfront, Mr Kabiru Abdullahi, made the appeal on Wednesday, May 27 at the year 2020 Ministerial Press Briefing, to commemorate Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s first year in office. ”The ...

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Ivorian minister underlines need to protect coastal, marine environment


The Minister of Sanitation, Environment and Sustainable Development of Côte d’Ivoire has called on African states to put value to the coastal and marine environment as it provides multiple benefits to people. Anne Desiree Ouloto made this call at the 12th Conference of the Parties to the Abidjan Convention which started in the Ivorian capital city of Abidjan on Monday. It ...

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