Sweden’s goal to be carbon neutral by 2045 written into law: Sweden has committed to becoming a net-zero carbon emission emitter by 2045, following a law passed in the nation’s parliament on Thursday 15 June. Read more

World Bank to assist Nigeria strengthen fiscal sustainability plan: The World Bank Group is set to assist state governments improve their fiscal sustainability by strengthening and consolidating the Fiscal Sustainability Plan (FSP). Read more

Lagos opens website to register undergraduates for internship scheme: The Lagos State Government on Thursday announced the opening of its website to register intending applicants for the 2017 edition of Ready.Set.Work (RSW) scheme which is an entrepreneurship and employability initiative designed to equip final year students of tertiary institutions in the State with the right skills to add value to the society. Read more

150,000 children sexually abused annually in Kenya, World Visions warns: According to a report by World Vision Kenya, close to 150,000 children are sexually and physically abused by their guardians annually. Read more

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