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The Amazon

While floods hit Amazon, Brazil’s reservoirs at risk of drying up

As Brazil's Amazon region struggles with record high water levels, reservoirs in other parts of the country are at risk of drying up. Brazil's national...
FILED - A test for the coronavirus from the Swiss company Roche sits on a table in this illustrative shot from March 18, 2021. Photo: Frank Molter/dpa

Antibody cocktail diminishes risk of symptomatic Covid-19 – Roche

(dpa) - Swiss pharmaceutical giant Roche on Monday presented new data on its phase three trial of an antibody cocktail that is meant to...
child marriage

10 million additional girls at risk of child marriage due to COVID-19 – UNICEF

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Ten million additional child marriages may occur before the end of the decade, threatening years of progress in reducing the practice, according to a...
Former President John Dramani Mahama

John Mahama’s Statement Has Put Lives of The Supreme Court Judges at Risk

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By Nana Kwadwo Akwaa (CTI) Former President John Dramani Mahama has consistently proven that he is an affront to the Democratic processes and sanity of...
Street

Head potters and truck pushers risk contracting COVID-19

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Head potters, truck and wheelbarrow pushers operatiing in the Sunyani Central Business District (CBD) are vulnerable people, highly exposed to the Corona Virus Disease...
Over 26,000 migrants have been rescued in the desert since 2017 through IOM’s humanitarian search and rescue operations in Niger. Photo: IOM/Monica Chiriac

Thousands of Migrants from West and Central Africa at Risk as Critical Funding Ends

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The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is appealing for EUR 100 million to continue providing urgent protection and critical assistance to vulnerable migrants from...
Flood

Floods in Sudan put over 10 mln people at risk of water-borne diseases: UN...

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More than 10 million people in Sudan risk contracting water-borne diseases following extensive damage of floods to hundreds of water sources and the collapse...
flights

4.5 Million African Jobs at Risk due to COVID-19 and Travel Restrictions- IATA

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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) warned that the damage being done to the African aviation industry and on economies by the shutdown of...
Debt

Kenya at risk of debt distress – treasury

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Kenya's external debt sustainability indicators illustrate that the country faces a high risk of debt distress, the National Treasury says in a report...
Vitamin E

Vitamin D deficiency may raise risk of getting COVID-19: study

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In a retrospective study of patients tested for COVID-19, researchers at the University of Chicago (UChicago) Medicine found an association between vitamin D deficiency...
Europaba Big X

French companies must prepare for risk of no EU-UK trade agreement: minister

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French companies need to be prepared for the risk of no trade agreement between the European Union (EU) and the United Kingdom (UK),...
Ghana Reduced Hunger and Malnutrition

Some 67,000 children at risk of dying from hunger in Sub-Saharan Africa due to...

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An estimated 67,000 children are at risk of dying from extreme hunger across Sub-Saharan Africa before the end of the year due to impacts...
Israeli health ministry

Leading U.S. health agencies’ credibility at risk under political pressure

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The credibility of two leading U.S. health agencies has been questioned after they made controversial coronavirus-related decisions under possible political pressure, according to a...
Farmers Use Drones

Tanzania’s unregistered drone operators risk six-month jail terms

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The Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA) warned on Monday that operators of unregistered drones faced the risk of a six-month jail term or a...
Covid Post X

Millions of School Children risk contracting COVID-19 when School Re-opens – WaterAid Cautions

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WaterAid Ghana, an international Non-Governmental Organisation has revealed that millions of school children risk contracting COVID-19 if issues of Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH)...
A Fa A Ec Ce A A Ea B D

60,000 people in South Sudan at risk of hunger amid inter-communal violence – UN

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The World Food Programme(WFP) and Food Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Thursday warned that 60,000 in South Sudan were staring at hunger due to recent...
recession

U.S. economy at risk of double-dip recession amid COVID-19 resurgence

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The resurgence of COVID-19 cases across the United States is raising the risk of a double-dip recession if the country is unable to reign...

UK supermarket giant Tesco to put 1,800 jobs at risk

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British supermarket giant Tesco is set to put 1,800 jobs at risk across Britain amid a plan of scaling down bakeries in larger stores,...

At least 8 homes lost to major LA fire, thousands at risk

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The major brush fire burning near downtown Los Angeles has now destroyed at least eight homes and is still mostly out of control, authorities...
Data Protection Commissioner, Patricia Edusei-Poku (middle), flanked by Rita Tsegah and Roland Gyan from Ecobank

Companies without Data Protection Certificate risk losing license

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Ghana’s Commissioner of Data Protection, Patricia Edusei-Poku has warned that companies which refuse to register with the Ghana Data Protection Commission risk losing their...
ISIS

India is at risk of infiltration by Islamic State

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While Indian voters are going to the election centers to elect the next government and the Prime Minister who would lead the country for...
debt

China’s Local Government Debt Described as Manageable

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The Ministry of Finance said Thursday that risks of China's local government debts are controllable and measures are being taken to prevent any increase...
money laundering

EC adding Ghana to Money Laundering risk countries unfair – Government

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Government of Ghana described here on Tuesday as unfair treatment the decision by the European Commission (EC) to add the country to the Money...
artificial intelligence

Public’s health privacy at risk from artificial intelligence

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A U.S. study published Thursday showed the privacy of people's health data is subject to greater risks as more advances are being achieved in...
refugees n queue

Niger: Over hundred Sudanese Nationals Face Deportation to Libya

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More than a hundred Sudanese nationals arrested in Niger are at risk of serious abuses including unlawful detention in harsh conditions, torture and other...
Upper West Region

Upper West Region peace at risk from chieftaincy crisis

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Mr. Amidu Chinnia Issahaku, Acting Upper West Regional Minister has observed that the worrying trend of chieftaincy litigations are a threat to the peace...
The debilitating impact of climate change

InsuResilience Global Partnership for Climate Attains More Funds

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InsuResilience Global Partnership for Climate and Disaster Risk Finance and Insurance Solutions An international initiative aimed at providing insurance to 400 million poor and...
agriculture

Agriculture In Ghana Vulnerable To Climate Change

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Mr Kingsley Kwako Amoako, Head of Environment and Climate Unit at the Ministry of Food and Agriculture has said Ghana needs to embrace global...

Mosquito Coils Possess Health Hazards To Users – KNUST

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The use of mosquito repellent coils could be hazardous – has the potential to cause acute respiratory infections (ARI), a study conducted by the...
breastfeeding

NGO make submissions to WHO on breastfeeding guidelines

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) revised breastfeeding guidelines, which continue to recommend avoiding supplementary feeds in breastfed newborns has led to complications that cause...