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November 3, 2021

U.N. launches fund to foster cheaper loans, green development for Africa

The United Nations on Wednesday (Nov 3) launched a new finance mechanism aimed at saving African governments US$11 billion in borrowing costs in the next five […]
November 3, 2021

Anambra poll: US warns against electoral violence, vows sanctions

The United States has vowed sanctions, including visa restrictions on anyone and their families instigating violence in the November 6 governorship poll in Anambra State. The […]
November 3, 2021

Chinese province may offer a year of maternity leave

A landlocked province in northwest China, in an effort to encourage couples to have children, is looking to sharply increase the duration of paid maternity leave […]
November 3, 2021

Chinese stock up on food as temperatures fall and COVID-19 spreads

Beijing shoppers stocked up on cabbage, rice and flour for the winter on Wednesday, after the government urged people to keep stores of basic goods in case of […]
November 3, 2021

COVID-19 pandemic could lead to HIV surge in West & Central Africa, says UNAIDS chief

West and Central Africa could see a rise in HIV infections and AIDS-related deaths in a few years due to disruptions in health services because of […]
November 3, 2021

BREAKING: Panic as gas leakage occurs in Ikeja

A gas leakage has occurred around Computer Village, Oba Akran Area of Lagos on Wednesday. The spokesperson for NEMA (South West), Ibrahim Farinloye, in a statement […]
November 3, 2021

Fighting deforestation with green charcoal in DRC

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, makala is an essential part of life. Ninety-five per cent of the population uses this type of charcoal for cooking. It is […]
November 3, 2021

Billionaire Jeff Bezos Takes Stage At COP26 Pledge $2 Billion to restore nature, transform food system

The Bezos Earth Fund has pledged $2 billion to help restore nature and transform food systems as part of its $10 billion commitment to fight climate […]