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Growing poverty may hinder SDGs achievement in Africa, says ECA boss

Achievement of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) may be hanging if poverty on the continent continues to increase, says acting Executive Secretary of Economic Commission...

Displacement: HOMEF asks Lagos to halt Makoko waterfront dredging

Makoko has been described as an important fishing community located in Yaba Local Government Area of Lagos State, overlooking the Third Mainland Bridge. The community...

Pandemic pushed 55m more Africans into poverty – ECA

Global shocks are turning millions of vulnerable people into Africa’s new poor and reversing decades of progress. Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Acting Executive Secretary,...

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...

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International Waste Pickers Day: Waste pickers’ role in circular economy outlined

Having recognised the roles played by waste pickers in the society and in its drive towards proper plastic waste...
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Nigeria’s non-compliance with disclosure a challenge to extractive transparency

The Nigerian state’s non-compliance with disclosure continues to be a challenge confronting its extractive industry transparency. Nowhere does non-compliance...

Shareholder activism and consumer preference in achieving Paris Agreement goals

I was part of an SDG café in my school (University of Benin) where we raised awareness about the...

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International Waste Pickers Day: Waste pickers’ role in circular economy outlined

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Nigeria’s non-compliance with disclosure a challenge to extractive transparency

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