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Prioritising health over profit through sugar sweetened beverages tax

It is easy to consume large quantities of sugary drinks because of their availability, affordability, and sizes. Sugar Sweetened Beverages (SSBs) are beverages that...

Govt urged to stand firm on proposed increase of sugar sweetened beverages tax

The Federal Government of Nigeria has been told to be very firm in defending the health of the country by enacting the proposed N20/litre...

Coalition for Policy Advocacy on sugar-sweetened beverages tax launched

To commemorate the 2022 World Diabetes Day marked annually on November 14, Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) held a webinar on Monday,...

Setting the records straight on sugar-sweetened beverages tax

There’s been a lot of media reports in recent times about the Sugar-Sweetened Beverages tax (SSB Tax) which was introduced in the 2021 Financial...

Group urges govt to discountenance industry sentiments about sugar-sweetened beverages tax

The Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) has urged the Federal Government to reject the reported aversion of producers of carbonated drinks to...

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Nigeria records 244 confirmed cases of Lassa fever, 37 deaths in 16 states and FCT

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General elections: Whither climate change in their manifestos?

As candidates intensify campaign for various elective positions in the build up to 2023 general elections in Nigeria, concern...

Stakeholders address REDD+, say carbon credit market won’t solve climate crisis

On Monday, January 30, 2023,, 49 buyers, project developers, industry bodies, ratings and data providers, investors, restoration and conservation...

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