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Green, social bonds to serve Africa’s sustainable investment needs

Green, Social, and Sustainable (GSS) bonds market remains a new frontier for Africa that will help the continent build a deeper, resilient and sustainable...

New project in support of African Continental Free Trade Area launched

The Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) are partnering on...

Stakeholders seal agreement to build electric battery industry in DRC

A battery minerals industry is set to take off in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) after a series of firm commitments were sealed...

Africa’s energy deficit may thwart attainment of SDG-7 on electricity access, says ECA

Achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goal-7 may elude Africa, due to limited supply and access to electricity, says Ms Vera Songwe, the United Nations...

Embedding and financing climate resilience underpins Africa’s recovery

The fifth African Climate Resilience Infrastructure Summit (ACRIS5), which was held virtually from June 16 to 17, 2021, highlighted that integration of climate resilience...

Africa not on track to achieve zero hunger by 2030 – FAO

Africa is not on track to achieve zero hunger by 2030, Food and Agriculture Organisation’s (FAO) Regional Representative for Africa, Abebe Haile-Gabriel, told a...

Green recovery can revive coronavirus-hit African economy, tackle climate change – ECA

Efforts to revive the African economy in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic should ensure a “green recovery” that and strikes a blow against...

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US Supreme Court limits EPA’s power to combat climate change

The Supreme Court of the United States on Thursday, June 30, 2022, sharply cut back the Environmental Protection Agency’s...
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UN-Habitat’s ‘World Cities Report 2022’ urges cities on climate action

A new United Nations report says an increase in extreme weather events and natural disasters like flooding, heatwaves and...

Group empowers school children on climate change

The Bundles Care Support Initiatives, an NGO, on Thursday, June 30, 2022, in Ilorin, Kwara State, trained teachers and...

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US Supreme Court limits EPA’s power to combat climate change

The Supreme Court of the United States on Thursday,...

UN-Habitat’s ‘World Cities Report 2022’ urges cities on climate action

A new United Nations report says an increase in...