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Climate change ‘not a big issue for Nigeria’, says petrol resources...

Nigeria’s junior minister for petroleum said on Thursday in Davos that climate change is not a “big issue” for Africa’s largest producer of oil. “Climate...

South Africa dams remain at low levels despite recent rain

Despite heavy downpours across South Africa, not enough rainfall has been received to fill some dams. Hydrologist, geologist and palaeontologist Dr. Gideon Groenewald said the...

Kenya says starts spraying of locusts seen as threat to food...

Kenya said on Saturday it had started aerial spraying in three counties in the country's north to try to head off a locust invasion...

Study: sub-Saharan Africa, south Asia have the least access to sanitation

New research from WRI Ross Center, Untreated and Unsafe: Solving the Urban Sanitation Crisis in the Global South, finds that, on average, 62% of sewage and...

Kenyan government sets up $60m floods relief fund

The Kenyan government has set aside Ksh6.1 billion ($61 million) for the restoration of infrastructure damaged by raging floods, state spokesman Col (Rtd) Cyrus...

World marks International Mountain Day with an emphasis on youth

International Mountains Day is being observed today across the world to raise awareness about the importance of mountains. Adopted in 1992, International World Mountain Day...

Kenya maps first ‘Climate Atlas’ to battle future food losses

Kenya will launch its first localised weather modeling system early next year. Developers say the system will provide key data on how climate change...

Human activity threatens to wipe out a third of Africa’s tropical...

A third of plants in the tropical region of Africa are potentially threatened with extinction. Human activities, including increasing deforestation and climate change, are...

Kenya promotes clean cooking solutions to fight air pollution

Kenya on Tuesday pledged to promote clean cooking solutions in order to combat air pollution. Charles Keter, Cabinet Secretary of Ministry of Energy told a...

Millions of people still dying due to lead paint exposure

Beginning Sunday from 20 to 26 October 2019 the stage is set for the international lead poisoning prevention week of action.The spotlight however will...
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