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SRADev, NAFDAC seek avenues for regulation of mercury in skin lightening creams

“Creams are good to be used to elevate the body texture but, currently, we have observed another wave of colonialisation where skin lightening cream...

Africa proposes treaty sales ban on mercury skin lighteners

Recently, the African Region proposed to amend the Minamata Convention to ban the sale and offering of sales of mercury-added cosmetics, including skin lightening...

Gabon, Jamaica, Sri Lanka unite to fight hazardous skin lightening products

The governments of Gabon, Jamaica and Sri Lanka have joined forces to fight back against damaging beauty practices, launching a joint $14 million project...

Group lists websites selling mercury skin lighteners despite ban

Despite being banned, skin lighteners with illegal levels of mercury remain online, with many offered by the same e-commerce platforms where illegal products were...

Stern measures pushed to end illegal trade of mercury-laced skin whiteners

A group tracking mercury-added products in commerce appealed to national and local government authorities in the Philippines to get tough on importers, distributors and retailers...

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Talks ahead of COP29 must find way to boost clean energy investments – Birol

Global talks ahead of the 2024 COP29 climate summit must find a way to boost the share of clean...
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We’ve confidence in Azerbaijan for hosting and presiding over COP29 – Belgian diplomat, Lenaerts

Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, will become the world centre of climate policy November 2024 by hosting the 29th...

Nigeria’s water resources potential as driver of president’s food security agenda

On assumption of office, the President Bola Tinubu-led administration embarked on an ambitious transformation to revitalise Nigeria’s economy and...

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Talks ahead of COP29 must find way to boost clean energy investments – Birol

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