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COP27

December 20, 2022

UN chief Guterres promises 2023 will be year of peace, action

Mr Guterres, who made the pledge at the end of year press conference at UN Headquarters, said “We owe it to people to find solutions, to fight back, and to act”.

Antonio Guterres
December 10, 2022

Nigeria’s carbon market would create 30 million jobs in ten years: Osinbajo

The Nigerian vice president delivered a keynote before a multinational audience at Rockefeller Foundation in New York on Friday.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, delivers a high-level keynote address at the Rockefeller Foundation in New York City, USA. 9th Dec, 2022.
November 18, 2022

COP27: Spain, Switzerland announce €10 million to AfDB’s development fund

By 2050, it is expected that about 1.5 billion people will live in Africa’s towns and cities, an additional urban population of 900 million people.

AfDB
November 18, 2022

COP27: Climate blame game recipe for mutually assured destruction, UN warns

“This is no time for finger-pointing. The blame game is a recipe for mutually assured destruction.”

Antonio Guterres
November 12, 2022

COP27: Afreximbank pledges to support Africa bridge climate finance gap

The Afreximbank called on African financial institutions to join it to bridge the finance gaps.

Afreximbank
November 10, 2022

COP27: CO2 emissions by construction firms hit new high, says UN 

Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from buildings and construction hit a new high in the world, leaving the sector off the track to decarbonise.

CARBON EMISSION
November 9, 2022

Gates Foundation commits $2.4 million to Nigeria’s agroforestry

The pledge was for intervention in the area of agroforestry as well as research and development in Soil Science.

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
November 9, 2022

COP27: Egypt, Norway unveil 100MW green hydrogen plant on Ted Sea

Egypt and Norway have launched the first phase of a project to establish a major green hydrogen plant in Egypt’s Ain Sokhna on the Red Sea, with a capacity to produce 100MW.

GREEN HYDROGEN PLAN
November 9, 2022

Flooding: UNICEF says 27 million kids at risk, 840,000 Nigerian children displaced

UNICEF says overwhelming flooding has affected no fewer than 27.7 million children across 27 countries worldwide.

Flood