research and development

FG Encourages the Commercialization of Research Findings

Weak intellectual property culture among Nigerian scientist and researchers, low quality of research and development results and inventions emanating from universities and research institutes,...
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...

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...
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...
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...

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...

Development must target the millions of children affected by humanitarian crises- Anthony Lake (The...

In two weeks, world leaders will ratify a new consensus to build a better world: the sustainable development goals. But we will not reach...
Fish Consumption

World’s Consumption of Fish Not Sustainable, UN

The United Nations (UN) has warned about the impending risk of fish consumption which is at an all-time high. According to the UN, a...
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,...