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Government bans repatriation of bodies to check Ebola: The Federal Government has banned the repatriation of human remains into the country in a bid to prevent the importation of infectious ailments following the recent...

Building Sustainable Social Enterprises for Africa’s Future

Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most-populous continent yet, the constant scourge of poverty, dearth in infrastructure, diseases, social and economic impoverishment has bagged the continent the award of an underdeveloped continent (Maji, A....

#Event: 4th CSR And Sustainability Conference Slated for June 2017

The Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), West Africa, one of the subregion’s leading sustainability and corporate social responsibility advocacy organisations has announced the 4th National CSR and Sustainability Conference to be held next month...

Nigerian Senate Passes Petroleum Industry Bill

The Nigerian Senate has passed the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill, the long-awaited legislation that promises broad reforms to the nation’s oil and gas industry. The report on the bill, produced by the Senate joint committee...

Regional Forum on Sustainable Development Ends in Addis Ababa

The 2017 Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (ARFSD) ended in Addis Ababa on Friday with participants adopting an outcome document to take to the 2017 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), which...

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GE East Africa Digital Roadshow: GE is bringing new digital infrastructure solutions to the Kenyan market by connecting software, apps and analytics to industrial businesses, enabling them to operate faster, smarter and more efficiently....

Nigeria to Present SDG Progress Report to UN

The Senior Special Assistant to the Nigerian President on Sustainable Development Goals, Princess Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire will in July present to the United Nations the progress and status report on the implementation of the SDGs...

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Inequality in Nigeria: Exploring the Drivers Oxfam May, 2017 The cover of this report says it all. Nigeria is seen as Africa’s largest economy and one of the fastest-growing in the world. Yet, more than half of...

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Tedros elected first African WHO DG: Ethiopia’s Tedros Adhanom was elected Tuesday as the new head of the World Health Organization. Read more at: http://www.vanguardngr.com/2017/05/tedros-elected-first-african-dg/   Ambode cancels N844b Lagos 4th Mainland Bridge: Governor Akinwunmi Ambode...

Johwor Ile Becomes First Nigerian To Win £15,000 Etisalat Prize for Literature

The Etisalat Prize for Literature has grown to be one of the major prizes on the continent within just four years of its existence. The prize which is sponsored by Etisalat Nigeria had never...

Ethiopian Wins Top WHO Job

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus from Ethiopia will be the next Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO). He will be the first African to lead the UN agency, after winning the most votes from 186...

#Opportunity: My Little Big Thing Sustainability Challenge Open to Submissions

Targeting undergraduate students drawn from universities and polytechnics around Kenya, MK-Africa, a leading marketing, and sustainability consultancy, the Universities Sustainability Innovation Challenge in collaboration with KPMG Kenya and the Cambridge University Sustainability Leadership Institute...

#Opportunity: Call for Membership – Youth Advisory Board for the AU 2017 Theme

The continental Youth Advisory Board for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights was set up in November 2015 to represent young people from Africa and the diaspora in review, development, popularisation and accountability initiatives...

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Farmers harvest 9,000 tons of wheat in Gombe: The Chairman, Wheat Farmers Association in Gombe State, Mr Batari Dauda, said 9,000 tons of wheat were harvested in 2016/2017 farming season in the state. Read...

9 Questions: Health Care in Africa

#9Questions with Dr. Zipporah Kpamor, Country Representative – Nigeria, Management Sciences for Health Zipporah Kpamor is the country representative for Nigeria. She is currently the project director/chief of party of the Community Based Support for...

#Opportunity: EarthPlus #GreenPeople Challenge 2017

Ahead of the World Environment Day 2017 (WED 2017), EarthPlus, a global non-profit committed to environmental sustainability especially in Africa, is launching an Africa-wide environmental video challenge for young people between 15 and 30. With...

#SDGs On the GO!: Download the SDGs in Action App

Brought to you by the GSM Association (GSMA), which represents the interests of nearly 800 mobile operators worldwide, and Project Everyone, a non-profit global campaign spreading the message of the SDGs, is ‘The SDGs...
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#EVENT: INVITATION 2017 AFRICA SHARED VALUE SUMMIT

The Shared Value Initiative was launched by consulting firm FSG and Prof Michael Porter in 2012. The inaugural 2017 Africa Shared Value Summit is modelled on the successful Shared Value Leadership Summit held annually...

#Opportunities: Scholarship Opportunities from Australian Government

The Department of Education and Training in Australia is accepting applications for Australia Awards–Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships, which provide individuals of academic merit with high-quality learning opportunities that contribute to Australia’s standing as a world-leader...