Seasonal fog enshrouds buildings in the city centre of Cape Town, South Africa, March 30, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTX33FU8

Nigeria plans to go big on green bonds this year: The Nigerian Government has spoken of its plans to seriously scale-up its green finance initiatives over the coming year. Read more

Bauchi Enacts Four Laws For Health Sector: Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State has assented to four bills that are critical to the health sector’s revitalisation and sustainable development. Read more

Lafarge to Introduce Sustainable Agriculture in Gombe in 2018: As part of efforts to turn agriculture into an all-year round activity instead of a seasonal occupation which is it in the North-east, Lafarge Africa Plc is committed to introduce sustainable agriculture in Gombe State, in order for the region to continue contributing to economy growth and tackle youth unemployment. Read more

Microsoft, Tech4dev graduate 450 women coders in Ondo, Ekiti, Oyo: In a bid to bridge the gender gap in Nigeria’s tech ecosystem and empower women to be self-reliant and employable, Tech4dev and Microsoft partner to graduate 450 women coders from the Nigerian Women Techsters (NWT) first cohort training program. The graduation was also to mark the 2018 International Women’s Day with the theme ‘#Pressfor Progress. Read more

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