Foundation kickstarts drive to pick up 3 tonnes of plastic waste

A crowd of some 70 community members went out on a rally to pick up waste in Surulere to mark International Youth Day. The ‘Surulere...

Infrastructure fund Africa50 helps Egypt’s solar power sector take off

A 37-square-kilometer solar park so large that it can be seen from space, with over seven million photovoltaic panels, and funding of $4 billion....

Supporting Countries to Act on Climate

Four years on from the signing of the Paris Agreement, representatives from over 200 countries will gather in Madrid, Spain, to kick-start the 25th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 25).

Nigeria rushes into current flash flooding to mitigate health hazards-WHO

  Flash flooding has created a humanitarian emergency in areas of north-eastern Nigeria already complicated by insurgency, internally displaced persons (IDPs) and a fragile health...

Nigeria “Off-track” from achieving Water, Sanitation and Hygiene SDGs

By Ndidichukwu Odoh WaterAid and other Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Nigeria says Nigeria is “off-track” from achieving the Sustainable Development Goals-6 as it has...

“Use the toilet or get fined”: Story of a Fulani Community in Nigeria

  By Ndidichukwu Odoh A very hygiene conscious Fulani Community-Yammawar Kafawa people in Dambatta Local Government of Kano State-considers open defecation-shitting in the open or bush-...

World Bank announces $50b for climate adaptation, resilience

World Bank Group The World Bank Group today launched its Action Plan on Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience. Under the plan, the World Bank Group...

Adolescents girls forced into “survival sex” across Lake Chad region

Nearly one in two adolescent girls across in the Lake Chad Basin region report feeling “unsafe” in their environment in the wake of the...

Only 3 out of 774 LGAs in Nigeria is Open Defecation free – UNICEF

In Nigeria, only Obanliku and Yakur Local governments in Cross Rivers State as well as Dass Local government in Bauchi State are open defecation free out of 774 Local Governments in Nigeria, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has said.

AfDB signs MoU to promote Green Growth

The African Development Bank and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the sidelines of the African Development...

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