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Nigeria: How Youth Activism Can Inspire Nigeria's Climate Success

Thu, 2024-07-04 19:46
[Daily Trust] In 2018, the world's attention was drawn to an audacious climate change campaign by a concerned individual in Sweden. Undaunted in her desire for a safer world for the future, Gretha Thunberg began to push for stronger commitment towards climate-friendly actions from her country's leaders.

Nigeria: LEI Designs Products in Response to Climate Change

Thu, 2024-07-04 15:28
[This Day] International Energy Insurance (IEI) Plc, a subsidiary of Norrenberger Group, is adjusting its models of product offerings and risk management capabilities to respond to climate change.

Nigeria: Flooding - 'Nature Taking Its Full Course': Commissioner Apologises to Lagosians

Thu, 2024-07-04 15:27
[Vanguard] The Lagos State Government has apologised to residents and commuters over the flooding that occurred in the state during the week, saying it is nature taking its full course on the state.

Uganda: UCAA Promises Drainage Redesigns to Prevent Future Entebbe Airport Floods

Thu, 2024-07-04 15:15
[Nile Post] The Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities, and State Enterprises (COSASE) questioned officials from the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA) on Wednesday about recent videos showing floods at Entebbe International Airport.

Angola: Angola and Zambia Discuss Climate Crisis

Thu, 2024-07-04 14:01
[ANGOP] Luanda -- The Speakers of the parliaments of Angola and Zambia, Carolina Cerqueira and Nelly Mutti respectively, this Wednesday in Luanda exchanged information on strategies to mitigate and adapt to climate change, a phenomenon that severely threatens food and energetic security.

Ethiopia: Ethiopia Unveils Nat'l Climate Change Response Plan Implementation Program

Wed, 2024-07-03 18:20
[ENA] Addis Ababa -- Ethiopia has officially launched its National Climate Change Response Plan Implementation Program in a ceremony attended by high-ranking government officials.

Liberia: Climate Activist Wants an Environmental Court Established Here

Wed, 2024-07-03 12:54
[New Dawn] Monrovia -- Environment activist Mr. Tundy Rodney Tarn has proposed setting up a special Environmental Court and requiring the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to demonstrate political will.

Ethiopia: Keep Fighting the Good Fight Against Climate Change

Wed, 2024-07-03 12:49
[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia is putting forth its utmost effort to address climate change, mitigate the adverse consequences of climatic variability, and contribute its share to green growth and the green economy.

Nigeria: Senate Urges Nimet to Make Flooding Predictions Available to Nigerians

Wed, 2024-07-03 09:44
[Premium Times] Senate urges NiMet to make flooding predictions available

East Africa: Lake Victoria Crisis - Rising Water Levels Devastate Communities, Fish Population

Wed, 2024-07-03 08:51
[Nile Post] Lake Victoria, a vital source of livelihood for millions, is facing an unprecedented crisis. Rising water levels have displaced communities, destroyed markets, and threatened the fish population, a crucial part of Uganda's economy.

Zambia: World Bank Stamps $208 Million Zambia Grant to Face Drought

Wed, 2024-07-03 08:29
[DW] The sum was granted to help the African nation address the social and economic impact of drought. Southern Africa has been hit by severe drought, partly due to the El Nino climate phenomenon.

Sudan: Sudan's Cocktail of War and Flooding Leaves People Trapped, Unable to Flee

Wed, 2024-07-03 07:49
[UN News] Millions of people have been forced out of Sudan as the brutal civil war continues to spread, including in Sinja Town, south of the capital Khartoum, where UN humanitarians reported on Tuesday that more than 55,000 people have already fled.

Africa: A United Africa Is Now the Only Path to the Climate Justice

Wed, 2024-07-03 07:46
[African Arguments] In the face of some nations' foot-dragging tactics, a pan-African front is all the more imperative, writes the chair of the African Group of Negotiators.

Liberia: Coast Guard Rescues Flood Victims

Tue, 2024-07-02 13:08
[New Dawn] Monrovia -- The Liberia Coast Guard has rescued 35 flood victims in Montserrado County, including pregnant women, elderly people, and children, amid torrential rain across Liberia.

Ethiopia: Ethiopia, COP29 Presidency Agree to Collaborate On Climate Negotiations

Tue, 2024-07-02 08:25
[ENA] Addis Ababa, -- Ethiopia and COP29 Presidency have agreed to collaborate on the outstanding issues in climate negotiations, according to Ethiopia's Planning and Development Ministry.

Africa: Bringing Independent Power Producers Into the Conversation

Tue, 2024-07-02 06:59
[Democracy Works] Democracy Works Foundation is excited to welcome INSPIRE as a co-implementation partner to the "Fostering Inclusive Growth through Climate Change Champions project". Co-funded by the European Union, the project seeks to build partnerships between local governments, civil society organisations and Independent Power Producers. In the final phase of the work, INSPIRE and its partners KD Strategies aim to deepen the understanding of public and private development priorities can be integrated with

Sierra Leone: Tree-Planting Champions of Sierra Leone - Leading the Fight Against Climate Change, One Seedling At a Time

Mon, 2024-07-01 19:27
[IFRC] With her watering can in hand, Mariam Albert carefully sprinkles each of the many tree seedlings that cover the ground around her.

Niger: The World Bank Supports Food Security and Climate Resilience for Households in Niger

Mon, 2024-07-01 16:16
[World Bank] Washington -- The World Bank today approved funding to support Niger's agriculture and livestock sectors so that they become more productive, have better market access, and can stimulate private sector investment. The program will boost food and nutrition security for Nigerien households and their resilience to climate change.

Liberia: Government Should Tackle Root Causes of Flooding

Mon, 2024-07-01 16:13
[FrontPageAfrica] THE DISRUPTION OF human and vehicular movements in parts of Monrovia following torrential rainfall days ago is not a good sign for the city's future. A clear fact is that drainage channels in most parts of Monrovia are largely blocked, and if not cleared, will impede water flow.

South Africa: Non-Profits Pull Together to Alleviate Hunger in Tornado-Ravaged KZN Community

Mon, 2024-07-01 12:12
[Daily Maverick] A tornado has left hunger and desperation in its wake as institutions try to aid tornado victims on the KwaZulu-Natal Dolphin Coast.