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  • World’s Poorest Nations Weighed Down by Fastest Growing Populations
    With a new report projecting a rise in population, specifically in Asia and Africa, the United Nations has warned that continued rapid population growth presents enormous challenges for sustainable development in the world’s 134 developing nations. Among them, the heaviest impact will be on the 47 least developed countries (LDCs), described as the poorest of […]
  • Patriotism versus Hope: Eritreans Wrestle with Leaving Home or Remaining
    Most media narratives about Eritrea suggest an endless stream of young people fleeing the country, who couldn’t wait to escape. But the reality is far different and more nuanced—both when it comes to those who have left, and those who chose to remain. *Eritrean names have been changed at the request of those interviewed to […]
  • Sudan’s Fragile Hope for Democracy
    Sudanese civilians risk their lives everyday protesting and campaigning for democracy but they face several obstacles, including street closures and no Internet access. However, the prospect for democracy remains uncertain with regional autocracies aiding the military government, ceaseless violent clashes and the UN on retreat. A Sudanese protester, Abdelfatah Arman, told IPS that the situation […]
  • Sharing the Burden of Refugees; the World Can Do Better
    Siddharth Chatterjee is the United Nations Resident Coordinator to Kenya. The post Sharing the Burden of Refugees; the World Can Do Better appeared first on Inter Press Service.
  • Rising Population Trends Threaten UN’s Development Goals in Asia & Africa
    The world’s developing nations, currently fighting an uphill battle in their attempts to implement the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), are facing another stark demographic reality: a rise in world population by 2.0 billion people in the next 30 years: from 7.7 billion to 9.7 billion in 2050. The population of sub-Saharan Africa alone is […]
  • South Africa’s First Carbon Farm
    Land restoration could attract large private investments in the fight against climate change over the coming decades, if Governments and the United Nations put the right incentives and conditions in place. When the goats on his farm had nothing more to eat, because the soil was eroded and most of the vegetation destroyed, South African […]
  • The Storm is Over, But in Southern Africa, Cyclone Idai Continues to Rage for Women and Girls
    In late March Cyclone Idai carved a path of devastation across Zimbabwe, Mozambique, and Malawi.  It was the deadliest cyclone to hit the region in more than a century, others have even referred to it as “Africa’s Hurricane Katrina.” More than 1,000 people were killed. Many more saw their homes, food crops, and even entire […]

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  • Daily Times Newspaper, Monday, June 24, 2019
    The post Daily Times Newspaper, Monday, June 24, 2019 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers
  • Nigeria’s current challenges, signs of greatness, says Osinbajo
    …Urges Nigerians to keep praying for the nation Mathew Dadiya with agency report The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), has said the current challenges facing Nigeria were signs that the country was bound for greatness. Osinbajo made the statement on Sunday while addressing the congregation during service at a branch of the Redeemed Christian […]
  • Commercial banks deposit with CBN hits N1.1trn in 11 days
    …Reduce borrowing to N479bn Motolani Oseni Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) operating in the country have increased their deposits with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to a whopping N1.14 trillion in just 11 business days, The Daily Times checks revealed. Latest financial data of the CBN, however, showed that a total sum of N479 billion […]
  • SERAP sues CCB, wants asset declaration of public officials made public
    The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit in the Federal High Court, Lagos, against the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) over the CCB’s claim that it could not disclose details of asset declarations submitted to it by successive presidents and state governors since 1999 because doing so “would offend the right […]

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  • 3 die as Akwa Ibom communities clash over woman’s extra-marital affair
    Uyo—NO fewer than three persons have been reportedly killed following a clash that erupted between Ikot Osute and Ikot Ukpong villages in Oruk Anam Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, yesterday. Continue reading 3 die as Akwa Ibom communities clash over woman’s extra-marital affair at Vanguard News.
  • 5 reasons Nigeria will remain poverty capital until 2023
    POSSIBLY, several of the card carrying members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, present clapped lustily when the President made that statement. That is to be expected. Loyal politicians at campaign rallies are not expected to think critically about what their leaders say. Their role is to applaud anything pronounced. Other observers still in possession […]
  • The plight of state pensioners
    It is worrisome that after many years, the National Pension Commission, PENCOM, is reporting that only 15 states have made progress in the implementation of the scheme, while only eight out of the remaining 21 states have sent bills for its enactment. Continue reading The plight of state pensioners at Vanguard News.

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