SPDC Battles Letugbene Community Over Land Dispute

The people of Letugbene, Ekeremor Local Government Area, Bayelsa State have shut down a drilling rig belonging to Shell Petroleum Development Company, (SPDC), alleging the company’s failure to accord them recognition as…

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Urban Tree Coalition steps up plans to host Covid19 Memorial Forest

To commemorate World Forestry Day To plant One Million Trees over two years A group…

New UNEP synthesis provides blueprint to urgently solve planetary emergencies and secure humanity’s future

Meeting ramped-up climate and biodiversity targets, cutting deadly pollution and achieving SDGs needs an all-society…

NIGERIA HOSTS WEST AFRICA’S LARGEST SOLAR PV FARM …

Media Chat and Project Roadmap Presentation Scheduled For Lagos. B&S POWER HOLDING PTE, SUNNYFRED GLOBAL Facilitate 200MW Solar Photovoltaic Project in Ashama, Delta State B&S POWER HOLDING PTE, a Singapore based renewable energy corporation, and SUNNYFRED GLOBAL, a Nigerian investment entity, have…

Successful Crop Innovation Is Mitigating Climate Crisis Impact in Africa

IBADAN and MEXICO CITY, Feb 17 2021 (IPS) – 17 February – African smallholder farmers have no choice but to adapt to climate change: 2020 was the second hottest year on record, while prolonged droughts and explosive floods are directly threatening…

Moment in the sun: Writing a new chapter in South Africa’s renewable energy transition

Producing renewable energy components, such as wind towers, and gas engine components, as well as assembling solar modules can be done competitively in South Africa. But uncertainty and the big delay in Bid Window 5 means we are in effect…

Message from hills: Eco-fragility must be respected, environment-development binary must be transcended

The tragedy of ecological governance in most parts of the world is that it remains trapped in the environment-development binary.   The Niti Aayog has commissioned a study to analyse the “far-reaching economic impacts” of judgments delivered by the Supreme…

Forgotten Conflicts 2021: When Will the Crisis in the Central African Republic End?

Last October, an ICRC medical team helped a woman deliver a baby boy in the bush on their way to a health center we support in Grévaï, a small town in the north-central region of CAR. On her way to…

Africa’s first Super Energy Service Company in Morocco gets $965,000 grant boost from African Development Bank’s Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA)

The African Development Bank’s Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) ( ) is providing a $965,000 grant to Morocco’s Société d’Ingénierie Energétique (SIE), to support its transition into the first Super Energy Service Company (ESCO) initiative in Africa. ​’This support…

Africa, Unexpectedly, Leading the World in Success Combating COVID-19

In the first days of the coronavirus pandemic, world health officials feared for how Africa would fare against another quick spreading virus– a premonition stemmed from the continent’s struggles with previous epidemics such as Ebola and the Marbung virus. With…

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