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  • Ghana’s Grains and Groundnuts Face Increasing Contamination Amid Increasing Temperatures
    Adwoa Frimpomaah, a smallholder farmer from Dandwa, a farming community in Nkoranza, in Ghana’s Bono East Region, and her two children have been consuming insect-infested and discoloured grains produced from their three-acre farm. “Just look, I harvested this maize a week ago and after de-husking, majority of the cobs are either rotten, mouldy, or discoloured. […]
  • The IPCC’s Special Report on Oceans and Cryosphere – What it means for Africa’s coastal cities
    Kate Strachan, Professional Officer for Climate Change and Coastal Management at ICLEI Africa, reflects on what the IPCC’s latest Special Report means for Africa’s low-lying coastal cities The post The IPCC’s Special Report on Oceans and Cryosphere – What it means for Africa’s coastal cities appeared first on Inter Press Service.
  • How the Oceans and the Cryosphere are Under Threat and What it Means for Africa- IPCC Author Explains
    In this Voices from the Global South podcast, Dr James Kairo, one of the lead authors of the ‘Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate,’ a special report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) speaks to IPS from the Africa Climate Risk Conference that was held in Ethiopia’s capital, […]
  • Huge moment for Ethiopia as Abiy Ahmed wins Nobel Peace prize
    It’s one of the world’s most prestigious honours, and has been awarded to Ethiopia’s prime minister in recognition of his inspired leadership across the Horn of Africa. But the award also comes at a time when his domestic policies and credibility are under increasing strain. The post Huge moment for Ethiopia as Abiy Ahmed wins […]
  • Africa’s Mineral Wealth May Just have to Stay in the Ground to Protect a Changing Climate
    As a result of climate change, resource extraction industries in Africa will be impacted by asset stranding, researchers say. “Stranding implies that several natural assets are going to become commercially unviable around the world as a result of climate change and the inability of countries to exploit them,” said Vanessa Ushie, manager of the policy […]
  • South Sudan’s Authorities Allow Serious Human Rights Abuses to Flourish and go Unpunished – Report
    Human rights movement Amnesty International has accused South Sudanese authorities for lack of independence as they have allowed allowing human rights abuses, war crimes and crimes against humanity to go unpunished. In a report released today, Oct. 7, Amnesty noted that despite investigation committees and various reports that are compiled on the violence that resulted […]
  • Q&A: Holistic Land Management – Only a Movement can Prevent Desertification
    Desertification is not cheap. It has social, cultural, environmental and of course economic costs to reverse what it destroys. According to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) the scourge of desertification is costing the global economy up to 15 trillion dollars annually, making it urgent to restore degraded land to mitigate climate change. […]

RSS Daily Times Nigeria

  • APC, PDP row disrupts INEC stakeholders meeting in Bayelsa
    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) stakeholders meeting was on Wednesday brought to abrupt end due to open shouting bout between chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over the contentious issue of people displaced in the 2019 general election. Video on Onitsha tanker fire The two party chieftains, Chief […]
  • FEC approves N2.4bn for Aviation Security Shooting Range
    The Federal Executive Council presided over by President Muhammadu on Wednesday approved N2.4 billion for the construction of an indoor shooting range for nation’s aviation security. The Minister of Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, disclosed this when he briefed State House Correspondents at the end of the Council’s meeting held at the Council Chamber of the […]
  • Grass cutting fraud: Judge’s absence stalls trial of former SGF, 5 others
    The trial of former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal and five others before a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) was on Wednesday stalled following the absence of the trial judge, Justice Jude Okeke. Senate flays Buhari over refusal to sign Audit Commission Bill Though the defendants, their […]
  • Insurgency: Buhari orders security chiefs to settle entitlements, welfare packages of victims
    President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered Service Chiefs to take urgent steps to settle the entitlements of citizens affected by insurgency across the country as well as the welfare packages designed for their dependents. The president stated this when he inaugurated the 2020 Emblem Appeal Launch for the Armed Forces Remembrance Day celebration at the Council […]

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RSS Vanguard News

  • Igbo leaders meet Buhari today
    By Anayo Okoli – Enugu Governors from South East selected Igbo leaders, including prominent traditional rulers, will meet President Muhammadu Buhari in Aso Rock Villa Thursday. Also on the delegation are some members of the National Assembly from the zone. The presidency on Wednesday was said to have despatched a Presidential Jet to Imo Airport, […]
  • Our character is destiny — School Director
    While congratulating the graduands of De Stars International School, the Director and Proprietor of the school, Elder Abiola Odudimu advised the graduands to aim at nothing but success.  He said they should never allow themselves to be intimidated by failure. Continue reading Our character is destiny — School Director at Vanguard News.
  • Name National Theatre after Fela – Eno Louis
    A Benin based Afro Jazz rock master, Eno Louis Enobakhare has called on the federal giovernment to name the National theatre after the legendary Afro beat king, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti. Eno who was reacting to the recent take over of the national edicice by CBN said that such action is good as it help bring back the […]

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