New Africa Sustainable Development Report Shows Critical Importance of Scaled-Up Development Financing

The report provides an in-depth review of African countries progress towards five sustainable development goals and their 32 targets to meet the 2030 Agenda and the African Union 2063 Agenda   The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations…

Francophone British Business Council (FBBC) Joins MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power 2024 as Strategic Partner, Promoting United Kingdom-Africa Investment

The Francophone British Business Council enables access by UK companies to Francophone markets seeking partnerships and investment, including Senegal, Guinea-Conakry and Ivory Coast   The Francophone British Business Council (FBBC) has partnered with the upcoming MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power…

Construction of land-based wind power slows in Germany

Construction of land-based wind power in Germany slowed in the first half of this year, the BWE wind energy association reported on Thursday. A total of 250 new turbines were built with an output of 1.3 gigawatts, 19% down on…

UN forum on sustainable development concludes with renewed commitment, call for urgent action

The High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development concluded on Wednesday, with nations reiterating the need for renewed impetus and accelerated actions to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by the 2030 deadline.   Held under the auspices of the…

Floods, hailstones cause havoc in southern Germany

A major storm caused flooded roads and cellars and traffic obstructions due to fallen trees in the southern German state of Bavaria on Friday evening. According to a police spokesman in the city of Kempten, south-west of Munich, roads were…

LWC, WaterAid, and HUFFED conduct Hygiene Behavior Change training for LWC staff

….training is part of LWC’s management transformation process/programme towards improved service delivery   The Lagos Water Corporation in Collaboration with WaterAid and HUFFED organised a 2-day hygiene behavioural charge training for the staff of the corporation towards equipping the staff…

Lagos State House of Assembly Committee on Environment Conducts Oversight Visit to Lagos Water Corporation

In a bid to ensure that water runs in every Lagos home, the Lagos State House of Assembly Committee on Environment paid an oversight visit to the Lagos Water Corporation Headquarters in Ijora on Wednesday, July 10, 2024. The Managing…

Clean Air: Stakeholders Unite to Forge Partnerships for Better Health and Environment

In a bid to tackle the devastating effects of air pollution in Africa, stakeholders are seeking improved partnerships to promote clean air, better health, and a sustainable environment. This was disclosed at the pre-event session of the 5 day Clean…

UN deputy chief demands bold policies, innovative solutions for SDGs

The international community must urgently summon the commitment and investments needed to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by the 2030 deadline, the UN Deputy Secretary-General stressed on Monday.   Addressing the opening of the 2024 High-level Political Forum on…

President Tinubu to launch the Nigeria Police Green Initiative

President Bola Tinubu through the IGP Kayode Egbetokun to launch the Nigeria Police Green Initiative to enhance the operational efficiency and socio-economic development.

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