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Greenpeace Africa reacts to alarming UN plastic report findings

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By PINE ROBERTO, Johannesburg, South Africa - Greenpeace Africa has described the alarming UN plastic report findings report as a big wake up call as far as the extent to which the plastic industry is willing to go make a...

How lack of clean water is driving up diseases in Lekki

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By MICHAEL OWHOKO - Help! Lekki residents are exposed to water-related diseases engendered by sub-standard and unregulated sources of water supply.  Increasing cases of dysentery and diarrhea-induced pathogenic bacteria infections have sparked concerns on public health in the area. Water is...

AfDB signs  €109 million agreement to transform sewage coverage in Egyptian rural areas

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By TOM CHIAHEMEN - The African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org) has signed financing agreements of €109 million with the Government of Egypt to improve sanitation infrastructure and services for rural communities in Luxor Governorate in Egypt’s Upper Nile region. The financing...

Kenya still at risk despite UN plastics nod: Greenpeace

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NAIROBI, Kenya, February 23, 2021/ -- In the lead up to the UN summit being held in Nairobi, UNEP has named Kenya as an emerging leader in the fight against plastic pollution and among the first countries in East Africa...

COP26 Roundtable: ‘2021 will be critical in the fight against COVID-19 and climate change’...

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ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, January 12, 2021/ -- African Development Bank President, Akinwumi Adesina on Monday joined world leaders to discuss the global transition to clean power as part of a green recovery and identify actions that can be taken...

WHO seeks funding to help Somalis affected by cyclone

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The World Health Organization (WHO) said it is seeking 1.23 million U.S. dollars to help Somalis affected by a tropical cyclone, Gati, which made landfall in Puntland state in northeast Somalia on Nov. 22 last year. The UN agency said...

Ghanaian environmentalist wins the 2020 Goldman Environmental Prize

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The Goldman Environmental Prize is the world’s foremost award honoring grassroots environmental activists  Ghanaian environmental champion, Ezekiel Chibeze, has been announced as the recipient of the Goldman Environmental Prize 2020, citing his commitment to pushing for good governance in Ghana’s...

Ilorin residents worry over huge refuse on major streets

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Residents of Ilorin in Kwara state, on Monday, expressed fear over possible outbreak of epidemics, as refuse has taken over major streets within the metropolis. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that in spite of the observance of the...

NNPC pipeline leakage: LASG averts fire tragedy in Baruwa, Alimosho

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Lagos State Government, through the state Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, on Tuesday, averted fire disaster as a result of a leaking pipeline of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, in Baruwa, Jakande, Alimosho area of the state. Director-General of LASEMA, Dr....

Open Defecation: Emir of Bauchi calls for returns of sanitary inspectors

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  The Emir of Bauchi, Dr. Rilwanu Suleiman Adamu,on Tuesday  called on the state government and other relevant stakeholders to return environmental sanitary inspectors to tackle open defecation and ensure sanitation for all. The monarch, who made call during the World...

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Man kills giant snake trying to swallow his daughter

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But for the timely intervention of Eklu Awayi, a native of Dzodze Awayikorpe in the Ketu North Municipality of the Volta Region of Ghana,...

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