EU envoy, others praise girl-child project
Eminent Nigerians and a European Union (EU) diplomat have thrown their weights behind the ‘Book over Tray’ advocacy championed by a non-governmental organisation, the Green Heart Impact Foundation (GHIF), which advocates more investments in quality education for children, especially the girl-child.
Kenya to Encourage Construction Of Green Buildings
Kenya plans to encourage construction of green buildings in order to promote environmental sustainability, an official said on Wednesday. Charles Kagura, the Chief Research Officer at the State-owned Kenya Building Research Centre (KBRC), said at a science forum in Nairobi that conventional buildings were a major source of greenhouse emissions in the country.
IMF worried over rising debt in sub-Saharan Africa
According to the 2018 Regional Economic Outlook survey report released in Accra yesterday, about 40 per cent of low-income countries in the sub-Saharan Africa region “are now assessed as being in debt distress or at high risk of debt distress”.
Girl child enrolment on the increase, impressive in Katsina — UNICEF
Chief of Education, United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, Nigeria, Terry Durnnian, has expressed satisfaction with the increasing number of girl-child enrollment in schools across Katsina State.