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Africa calls for enhanced public-private cooperation on climate change

Two leaders in Africa's climate change adaptation industry on Tuesday called for more government and private sector partnerships in order to build self-funding business...
Kenya S Displaced Families Hope To Return Home Sooner

Kenya’s displaced families hope to return home sooner

When Lake Victoria burst its banks and displaced hundreds of families in western Kenya about a month ago, many of the victims hoped they...
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UNECA to deepen ties with China in post COVID-19 pandemic period

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) on Saturday expressed its keen interest to deepen partnership with China with particular emphasis on building...

Kenyans suffer fury of climate change as lake water level hits decades’ high

Water levels in Kenya's rivers and lakes have surged to the highest level in about five decades due to heavy rains in what is...
People clean up a road after landslides caused massive destruction of infrastructure in West Pokot County, Kenya, on Nov. 23, 2019. Kenyan officials on Saturday confirmed that 37 people had died as a result of landslides that hit northwestern county of West Pokot following heavy downpour on Friday night, according to local media. (Photo by Robert Manyara/Xinhua)

Kenyans grapple with floods, locusts as climate change effects bite

Heavy rains have led to deaths in Kenya, displaced residents and destroyed properties in Kenya as the country grapples with effects of climate change. ...
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Ghana and United Kingdom meet on COP26 issues

Ghana and the United Kingdom (UK) have agreed to continue to work together to encourage commitment towards climate action amid the COVID-19 pandemic. A...
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Fairtrade Africa supports alliance on climate action and living incomes in cocoa regions

This year, as the world celebrates World Earth Day on the 22nd April 2020, Fairtrade Africa is highlighting its stakeholder collaboration towards climate action. Environmental...
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UN chief stresses importance of multilateralism amid COVID-19 pandemic

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday stressed the importance of multilateralism amid the COVID-19 pandemic. In a message for the International Day of Multilateralism and...
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African green lobbyists urge protection of heritage sites amid threats

There is a need for African governments to enact laws that will strengthen protection of the continent's pristine heritage sites amid intrusion for commercial...
Iom Combats Covid With Clean Water Sanitation And Hygiene

IOM flights COVID-19 With Clean Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

This week’s World Water Day is being marked in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, a health crisis that is impacting every corner of...
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Group tasks Forestry Commission to protect water bodies, forests

An environmental civil society group has called on Mr. Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, the Chief Executive Forestry Commission, to protect Ghana’s forests and waters for...
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Women in Kwaebibirem District sensitised on improved cookstoves

Women at Kade in the Kwaebibirem District of the Eastern Region have benefitted from a workshop on climate change and...

Natural science education crucial to control climate change -Dr Appiah

A scientist has stressed the need to expand the frontiers of natural science education to equip African youth with the requisite knowledge and...

King Mohammed VI: Climate Change Catalyzes Forced Migration in Africa

"Floods, drought and other effects of climate change are driving millions of African men and women from their homes," the King argued. King Mohammed VI...

LPG to pay GHc300.00 monthly allowances to unemployed graduates

The Liberal Party of Ghana (LPG) says it will implement a social intervention policy dubbed: ‘Unemployment Benefits Scheme’ to pay a minimum of GHc300.00...

MTN UniGeek Challenge Unveiled: Ultimate Winner to Grab ¢50,000.00

Ghana's leading telecommunications network operator, MTN Ghana has taken another judicious step by partnering with Leann Consult to outdoor University Geek Challenge, christened: “UniGeek”. This...
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Australian summers growing longer due to climate change

Australian summers have grown 31 days longer compared to the mid-twentieth century benchmark, a new analysis has found. Research published by the...

Morocco-Pacific Island States affirm Sahara Region as an integral part of Morocco

Courtesy the Kingdom of Morocco's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccan Expatriates. The Third Morocco-Pacific Islands States Forum has ended with an...

AU, EU discuss ways of taking partnership, cooperation to higher level

The African Union (AU) and the European Union (EU) on Thursday reiterated commitment to pushing forward their partnership and cooperation on priority areas in...

Morocco calls for concerted effort to address climate change

Courtesy of the Kingdom of Morocco's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccan Expatriates. The Kingdom of Morocco has called for global concerted...
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London Heathrow third runway ruled unlawful over climate change

Britain's Court of Appeal on Thursday blocked a multi-billion dollar plan for a third runway at London Heathrow Airport, citing government's failure to adequately...

Ghana aspires to host COP 27 in 2021

Ghana is aspiring to host the 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) where states that are Parties to the Climate Convention, meet...
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President Akufo-Addo set for Historic State Visit to Switzerland

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will pay a historic state visit to the Central European country of Switzerland from Friday, February 28 to Saturday,...

Mali: 90,000 smallholders and entrepreneurs to benefit from EIB EUR 10 million support

Rural smallholders and low-income entrepreneurs across Mali will benefit from improved access to finance and local currency loans essential for expanding business activity or...
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UN agency says climate change affecting habitats across Africa

Climate change, especially lack of water, is resulting the continued loss of habitats across Africa despite the minimal coverage level of the adverse effects...

UN Deputy Sec-General faces off with climate change

The United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed had a face-off with the reality of climate change and its effect on natural habitat after visiting...

Stakeholders appeals for establishment of Shea Board Authority

Stakeholders at a Northern Development Forum have appealed to government to separate the Sheanuts from the Cocobod and establish a Sheanut Board or...
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Climate change ravaging habitats across Africa

Climate change, especially lack of water, is resulting the continued loss of habitats across Africa despite the minimal coverage level of the adverse effects...
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Climate change: A major global threat

The climate change, that is, the change of the global climate and in particular the changes in meteorological conditions that extend on a large...

Desert locust upsurge across HoA attributed to climate change-induced extreme weather

Extreme weather events due to the climate crisis are becoming the new normal in the Horn of Africa (HoA) as recent heavy rains and...