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Asia and Pacific’s workforce poor or on brink of poverty – UN report

The working-age population of Asia and the Pacific is under pressure; denied decent work opportunities and highly vulnerable to systemic shocks such as pandemics...

Why COP27 can be turning point for fighting climate change, ending poverty – Osinbajo

In his remarks at a virtual event on Climate Finance organised by the Atlantic Council and held on April 13, 2022, Vice President of...

North-East 10-year master plan to address poverty, infrastructure deficit – NEDC

The North-East Development Commission (NEDC) says the proposed 10-year master plan will address poverty and infrastructure deficit in the war ravaged region. Mohammed Alkali, Managing...

Stakeholders call for urgent action to tackle poverty, gender inequality

Ahead of the World Day of Social Justice, stakeholders called for urgent action to tackle issues such as poverty, exclusion, gender inequality, unemployment, human rights...

World Water Week opens with call for urgent action

The 2021 World Water Week opened on Monday, August 23, with calls for massive transformations of our societies. Participants from all over the world...

COVID-19: More than 1bn people may live in extreme poverty by 2030 – UNDP

More than one billion people could live in extreme poverty by 2030 due to the long-term effects of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, according to...

Why poverty pervades the land, by local council employees

The Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) has accused state governors of unfairly controlling the affairs of local government councils in the country. Union...

Shrinking Lake Chad: A wake-up call to address insurgency, violence

Lake Chad basin that happens to be an endorheic lake ( a closed drainage basin that retains water and allows no outflow to other...

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Artists, activists raise awareness on dangers of oil exploration in Virunga National Park

Artists, musicians, poets, community members and climate activists on Thursday, December 8, 2022, in Kinshasa, in the Democratic Republic...
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2023: UN agencies warn again of hunger in West, Central Africa

The UN agencies say the number of hungry people in West and Central Africa can reach a record high...

2023: Vote candidates who will tackle gas flaring – Stakeholders

Stakeholders in the gas industry have said that, as the 2023 general election approaches, the electorate should vote for...

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Artists, activists raise awareness on dangers of oil exploration in Virunga National Park

Artists, musicians, poets, community members and climate activists on...

2023: UN agencies warn again of hunger in West, Central Africa

The UN agencies say the number of hungry people...