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Vaccine ‘ll reduce deaths, burden of malaria disease – Stakeholders

Stakeholders in the health sector in the South-West Zone say the World Health Organisation (WHO) endorsement of vaccine for malaria in children in sub-Saharan Africa,...

Scheme seeks solutions to curb plastic usage in Africa

The Afri-Plastics Challenge has now launched its second strand, Creating Solutions. This Strand invites individuals or organisations with a new or early-stage idea that...

Facebook launches Climate Science Information Centre in Nigeria, South Africa

Facebook announced on Thursday, February 18, 2021 the roll out of its Climate Science Information Centre to sub-Saharan Africa, starting with South Africa and...

Increase investment in mini-grid electricity to get Africa out of darkness

Covid-19 is pushing Africa into an education crisis.  Of the 39 countries in sub-Saharan Africa, full learning is only taking place in six of...

Sub-Saharan Africa to benefit €5bn from EU green plan

Sub-Saharan Africa will  benefit €5 billion from EU Green Economy Recovery Plan, an EU official has said. Mr Leonard Mizzi, the Head of Unit, Directorate-General...

Partnership seeks to generate power from cassava waste

Challenges associated with electricity generation in sub-Saharan Africa may soon be a thing of the past following the formation of a consortium that will...

Extreme heatwaves are not being recorded in sub-Saharan Africa, study reveals

Extreme heat events in sub-Saharan Africa are rapidly worsening because of climate change – but the records suggest they are not happening, and thus...

GEF/UNDP scheme fosters resilience, tackles food insecurity

The Global Environment Facility (GEF) in conjunction with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has commenced the implementation of a programme aimed at promoting...

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Youth agripreneurs celebrate International Youth Day

The IITA Youth Agripreneurs (IYA) is recognised as one of the pioneer models for youth engagement in the agriculture...
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Drought declared for parts of England after driest summer in 50 years

A drought has been declared for parts of England following the driest summer of 50 years. The conditions had almost...

China issues highest alert for high temperatures

China’s national observatory on Friday, August 12, 2022, issued a red alert for high temperatures, the most severe warning...

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Youth agripreneurs celebrate International Youth Day

The IITA Youth Agripreneurs (IYA) is recognised as one...

Drought declared for parts of England after driest summer in 50 years

A drought has been declared for parts of England...