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

Sterling Bank Takes Environmental Sustainability to New Heights: For some time now, it has become routine for businesses in Nigeria to embark on projects that help to uplift the living conditions of people based on the firm belief that their businesses cannot be successful when the environment around them is failing. Read more

UN warns 2.1 billion people lack access to safe water: A report by the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF said three out of ten people worldwide, or 2.1 billion, lack access to safe, readily available water at home. Read more

Study: Global warming alters timing of floods in Europe: Global warming is altering the timing of floods in Europe, making some rivers swell early and others later than usual, a phenomenon that impacts farming and daily life across the region, researchers said Thursday. Read more

#IYD2017: Youth vital in peace building: The United Nations (UN) has stresssed its recognition that young people’s inclusion in the peace and security agenda in development is a key to promoting sustainable development and building peace. With a theme of “Youth Building Peace”, International Youth Day 2017 celebrates young people’s contributions to conflict prevention and transformation of societies for social justice and sustainable peace. Read more

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