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Severe drought displaces more than 1m Somalis – UN

The number of drought-related displacements has surpassed one million to hit 1,002,796 people in Somalia since January 2021, the United Nations (UN) humanitarian agency...

World population to hit 8 billion on Nov. 15 – UN

The UN has announced that the world’s population is projected to reach eight billion on Nov. 15. The information is in a statement released on...

World population growth slowing, expected to reach 8bn by year’s end – UN

The global population is continuing to increase but growth is becoming slower, according to a new UN report to mark World Population Day on Monday,...

G20: UN chief names climate emergency among areas for urgent multilateral action

UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Friday, July 9, 2022, outlined three areas for urgent multilateral action, namely the growing climate emergency; the food, energy...

Uganda urges UN refugee agency to support environmental protection drive

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has urged the United Nations to support the country’s environmental protection efforts by providing refugees with alternative means of energy...

UN, GEF, others commit to resource efficiency, cleaner industrial production

The United Nations Industrialisation Development Organisation (UNIDO), Global Environmental Facilities (GEF) and Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) have collaborated for the effective implementation of...

UN agencies support the Just Energy Transition in Asia

A  group of UN agencies designed to accelerate the phase-down of coal is working on ways to help societies wean themselves off coal in...

Fossil fuels will only deliver ‘climate chaos,’ UN chief warns

UN Secretary General, António Guterres, says the current global economic paradigm of infinite growth based on using up a finite number of resources, such...

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Lagos to relocate Okobaba sawmillers to Ikorodu by December – Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday, August 16, 2022, said the Okobaba Sawmillers in Ebute-Metta would possibly be moving to...
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Halima Imam: What we must do about floods and wildfires

Reservoirs, and rivers, in their thousands are disappearing on a global scale, glaciers keep melting and sea levels rise,...

Drought relief efforts increased to ensure water supply in parts of China

Some drought relief measures have been taken in parts of China, including southwest China’s Chongqing Municipality and central China’s...

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Lagos to relocate Okobaba sawmillers to Ikorodu by December – Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday, August 16, 2022,...

Halima Imam: What we must do about floods and wildfires

Reservoirs, and rivers, in their thousands are disappearing on...