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Advocates seek support for women-driven initiatives to alleviate COVID-19, climate change effects

Environmental and gender rights advocates have appealed to all the 54 countries under the Commonwealth to channel additional investments in supporting women-driven initiatives to...

How Delta women use heat from gas flaring sites to dry tapioca

With more than half its population lacking access to energy, Nigeria still wastes gas – a major source of energy. The communities where the...

IWD: GLF celebrates 16 women restoring the earth

On the occasion of International Women’s Day (IWD), the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) on Monday, March 8, 2021 highlighted 16 female leaders working to protect and...

Women less likely to die from COVID-19 than men in Africa – WHO

Women account for a slightly smaller proportion of COVID-19 infections and deaths compared with men, a preliminary analysis by the World Health Organisation (WHO)...

Gender groups urged to notify authorities of interest in climate finance

Women and gender groups have been called upon to make their interest in climate finance matters as they relate with the Green Climate Fund...

Women are more vulnerable to impacts of climate change – Environmentalist

An environmentalist, Mr Olumide Idowu, says women are increasingly more vulnerable than men to the impacts of climate change, because they are more dependent on threatened natural...

IPEN, SAICM report illustrates chemicals’ disproportionate impacts on women

A report published by the International Pollutants Elimination Network (IPEN) and the Strategic Alliance for International Chemicals Management (SAICM) illustrates the impact of chemicals on...

Forum explores narratives on environmental justice for Niger Delta women

“Community women bear the brunt of environmental cost of the relationship and transactions between large corporations and community leaders and government to explore and...

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Flooding: Commuters resort to canoes in Lokoja

Massive flooding on Sunday, September 25, 2022, over ran the Ajaokuta-Ganaja-Lokoja Road in Kogi State, which links the metropolis...
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Buhari inaugurates NIFF in New York, restates Nigeria’s commitment to achieving SDGs

President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated the Nigeria Integrated National Financing Framework Report on Sustainable Development (NIFF), on the sidelines...

Half of Sudan’s most vulnerable children could die without aid – UN

The situation for Sudan’s most vulnerable children is so desperate that half of the most severely malnourished youngsters are...

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Flooding: Commuters resort to canoes in Lokoja

Massive flooding on Sunday, September 25, 2022, over ran...

Buhari inaugurates NIFF in New York, restates Nigeria’s commitment to achieving SDGs

President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated the Nigeria Integrated National...