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  • Women Pastoralists Feel Heat of Climate Change
    For many people, climate change is about shrinking glaciers, rising sea levels, longer and more intense heatwaves, and other extreme and unpredictable weather patterns.  But for women pastoralists—livestock farmers in the semi-arid lands of Kenya—climate change has forced drastic changes to everyday life, including long and sometimes treacherous journeys to get water. Faced with an […]
  • To Uplift a Woman is to Uplift a Village
    Khadija Zuberi, 23, from Ruaha Mbuyuni village in Tanzania’s central highlands, is a single mother to her four-year-old son, Hashim. It has been a financial struggle for Zuberi—who has completed high school, but has no further qualifications—to raise her son. While she is still in a relationship with Hashim’s father and he reportedly supports them, […]
  • Burning Forests for Rain, and Other Climate Catastrophes
    The villagers living on the foothills of Mount Kenya have a belief: If they burn the forest, the rains will come. “Generally, we believe that the sky is covered by a thick layer of ice and only a forest fire can rise high enough to melt this ice and give us rainfall,” Njoroge Mungai, a […]
  • Land Degradation Jeopardizes Ability to Feed the World
    Ibrahim Thiaw is UN Under Secretary General and Executive Secretary to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification The post Land Degradation Jeopardizes Ability to Feed the World appeared first on Inter Press Service.
  • The Nairobi Summit – Towards a Watershed Moment
    In 2019 a female scientist created an algorithm that gave the world the first ever images of a black hole. Working with a team of astronomers, physicists, mathematicians and engineers, a young woman led the development of a computer program that in her own words enabled them to “achieve something once thought impossible.” During this […]
  • Extreme Floods, the Key to Climate Change Adaptation in Africa’s Drylands
    Extreme rainfall and heavy flooding, often amplified by climate change, causes devastation among communities. But new research published on Aug. 7 in the scientific journal Nature reveals that these dangerous events are extremely significant in recharging groundwater aquifers in drylands across sub-Saharan Africa, making them important for climate change adaptation. According to the research, which […]
  • To Silence a Poet, and a Nation: What Stella Nyanzi’s Conviction Means for Uganda
    The conviction of Ugandan feminist and activist Dr. Stella Nyanzi for publishing a metaphorical poem about President Yoweri Museveni could have a chilling effect of freedom of expression, according to Dr. Peter Mwesige, co-founder of the Kampala-based African Centre For Media Excellence.  “There are very many people who are going to think twice before they […]

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  • How Ekweremadu escaped being lynched in Germany by IPOB Members
    Former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu on Saturday escaped being lynched members Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in Nürnberg, Germany. IPOB shared a video of the moment on its Facebook page, Radio Biafra. It was reported that Ekweremadu, who represents, Enugu West, in the Senate was at Nürnberg for New Yam festival in the German […]
  • Enugu Airport runway to be closed for major repairs as Airpeace applauds FG
    The runway of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport in Enugu is to be closed for major repairs and works on the airfield. The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, who announced this in a statement through its General Manager Corporate Affairs FAAN,Mrs Henrietta Yakubu says the move is aimed at resolving the existing Safety and […]
  • Hon. Olufunmi Rafiu Olatunji honours
    The Nigerian Local Government Excellence Award (LOGEXA 2019), a yearly event organized by Tripple T’’ Communications to recognize and deservedly honor Local Government Administrations in Nigeria, held on Thursday 8th August, 2019 at the National Merit Award House, Maitama Abuja. Hon. Olufunmi Rafiu Olatunji, the amiable, soft-spoken and performing Chairman of Eti-Osa East Local Council […]
  • Creative Act, Tosin Drops ‘Bintinlaye’
    Fast rising Nigerian music artist, Tosin Oguntayo a.k.a Tosin Music has drop new song Bintinlaye on the 14th of August 2019. Speaking about the song, Tosin Music said it’s a feel good song that aims to reduce anxiety and worry while getting people to stay calm. The word, Bintinlaye is gotten from a proverbial yoruba […]

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  • Finance/Bisuness: Ministers should not learn on the job — NACCIMA President
    Speaking on the factors that should determine, who heads the Ministry of Finance, National President, Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, NACCIMA, Hajiya Saratu  Aliyu said Nigerians do not want someone who would learn on the job. Continue reading Finance/Bisuness: Ministers should not learn on the job — NACCIMA President at […]
  • Comedian, Klint Da Drunk survives car crash
    Nigerian comedian, Afamefuna Igwemba popularly known as Klint Da Drunk, expressed gratitude to God for surviving a car crash along Bauchi-Jos express road. Continue reading Comedian, Klint Da Drunk survives car crash at Vanguard News.
  • IPOB’s attack on Ekweremadu shamefully pathetic – FG
    The Federal Government has condemned the attack on the former deputy senate president, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, in Nuremberg Germany. Continue reading IPOB’s attack on Ekweremadu shamefully pathetic – FG at Vanguard News.

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