Climate change and food insecurity

Climate Change Mitigation Policy Risks Increased Food Insecurity -Study

Stringent climate change mitigation policies across all industries could cause hunger levels to rise by three times as much as global warming itself, according...
Africa's education shortfalls

Hold states accountable for Africa’s education shortfalls, says UNESCO

Governments must be held accountable for African countries' slow progress on global education goals since underperforming schools and teachers are usually victims of a...
Plastic bags

Kenya imposes world’s toughest law against plastic bags

NAIROBI, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Kenyans producing, selling or even using plastic bags will risk imprisonment of up to four years or fines of...
Protest against rape

Hundreds protest against rape in Lagos, Gombe

Hundreds of women came out yesterday, in protest against the increasing cases of rape in their states and the country as a whole. In Lagos,...

UN Inter-agency Group to Coordinate Global Fight Against Antimicrobial Resistance

The United Nations today announced the establishment of an Inter-agency Coordination Group on Antimicrobial Resistance, which will be co-chaired by Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed...
Charcoal production

Kwara Plans Task-force to Check Free Felling and Charcoal Production

The Kwara State Government is to set up a task force to checkmate illegal tree felling as well as the production, transportation, and sale...
climate change in africa

Poor Countries Face Billions in Interest Bill Due to Climate Change

Poor countries could have to pay up to $168 billion more in interest over the next decade as extreme weather events brought on by...

With much of Africa Sad, Norway Emerges the Happiest Country in the World

With over 1.2billion people, representing 16% of the global population. Africa, despite its history and culture, is plagued with a high rate of poverty...
Nigeria. Northeast, IDP Camp

Bombed camp in northeast Nigeria threatened anew by death

(By Kieran Guilbert| Thomson Reuters Foundation) Six months after a botched military strike rocked their refuge, tens of thousands of Nigerians who thronged the camp...
Nigeria France Agreement

Nigeria and France Sign Agreement on reforestation and Social Amenities

According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Nigeria and France on Tuesday in Abuja signed three agreements worth US$475 million on social amenities...