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COVID-19: WHO backs mask-wearing on long flights amid U.S. spread of Omicron variant

World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday, January 10, 2023, advised that countries should consider recommending passengers wear masks on long haul flights. WHO said this...

Egypt, US announce over $150m to aid Africa’s adaptation to climate change

At launch events held on Friday, November 11, 2022, at COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, a major package of support of over $150 million...

Wildfires prompt evacuations in Turkey, US

Rescue workers evacuated a total of 1,025 people to safety from homes and hotels as a wildfire raged in the southern Turkish province of...

US formally indicates intention to quit Paris climate deal

The US on Friday, August 4, 2017 issued its first written notification that the country intends to withdraw from the 2015 Paris Agreement climate...

US mayors commit to 100% renewable energy by 2035

Over 250 US mayors have committed to procure 100% renewable energy for their cities by 2035, thereby providing a significant boost to climate action. Interest...

Study clarifies how US cities, states can engage in climate action

President Donald Trump's stand notwithstanding, U.S. cities and states are increasingly seeking ways to play an active role in international climate change efforts. In...

Withdrawal from Paris Agreement: An overview

The announcement by the President of the United States in June 2017 that the US would withdraw from the Paris Climate Change Agreement appears to...

Faith groups ask Trump to reconsider Paris accord pull-out

Faith-based organisations have called on U.S. President Donald Trump to give a second thought to his decision to pull the country out of the...

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Campaigners decry Standard Bank’s decision to fund EACOP

The StopEACOP Campaign says it is appalled by Standard Bank's decision to help finance the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP)...
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IITA, TAAT, Sasakawa convene stakeholders for Benin seed roadmap

Stakeholders from Benin and across Africa are organising a summit to draw a seed roadmap for the West African...

WFP increases response in Nigeria, others to address rising hunger

The World Food Programme (WFP) says it will increase its food and nutrition assistance programme in some countries in...

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Campaigners decry Standard Bank’s decision to fund EACOP

The StopEACOP Campaign says it is appalled by Standard...

IITA, TAAT, Sasakawa convene stakeholders for Benin seed roadmap

Stakeholders from Benin and across Africa are organising a...
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