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UBA Kicks Off 4th Annual Essay Competition: UBA Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of the United Bank for Africa Plc, is calling on all Senior High School students in Ghana to participate in the 2017 edition of the National Essay Competition (NEC). Read more

Nigerian economy to achieve moderate growth in 2018 – World Bank: A new World Bank report said on Wednesday that the Nigerian economy was projected to grow at a modest one per cent in 2018, against Sub-Saharan Africa’s estimate of 3.2 per cent in 2018 and 3.5 per cent in 2019. Read more

More than 23 major brands and retailers pledge for 100 percent sustainable cotton by 2025: During the annual Textile Exchange Sustainability Conference, 23 of the world’s most renowned clothing and textile companies, including Burberry, Adidas, Timberland, ASOS and Levi’s pledged to use 100 percent sustainable cotton by 2025. Read more

2017 Hunger Index shows SDG zero hunger goal under threat: Global hunger levels have decreased over the past two decades, but the slow and unequal pace of progress still puts the United Nations’ 2030 Sustainable Development Goal of zero hunger out of reach, according to the annual Global Hunger Index, released Wednesday. Read more

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