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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...

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

The continental Youth Advisory Board for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights was set up in November 2015 to represent young people from Africa...

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...

#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...

Denmark to Invest Sh15bn in SDG-Focused Projects in Kenya

Denmark has signified interest in investing Sh15bn in local projects in Kenya, in order to support the country in achieving the United Nations Sustainable...

Africa Begins Sustainable Development Forum in Ethiopia

The African forum on sustainable development began on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The forum precedes the UN's High-Level Political Forum...

African Experts Discuss Sustainable Human Development in Morocco

Over 500 African experts and officials have gathered in the city of Fez, Morocco to discuss the issue of sustainable human development in Africa. Under...

ABB Inaugurates Traction Transformer Plant in South Africa

A new traction transformer production facility has been inaugurated by ABB Group, a Swedish-Swiss multinational corporation, in South Africa. Ulrich Spiesshofer, CEO of ABB,...

Nigeria, Four other Countries to Launch First Africa’s Nanosatellite

The Nigerian Director-General of National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA), Prof Seidu Mohammed, has said that Nigeria is launching a Nanosatellite together with...

Least Developed Countries may Jeopardise SDG Success by 2030

The United Nations has raised concerns over the attainment of Sustainable Development in least developed countries by 2030. In a new report, the UN laments...

Oxfam Releases Report on Bridging the Inequality Gap in Nigeria

Oxfam International has just released a new inequality report. Titled “Inequality in Nigeria, Exploring the Drivers”, the report exhaustively analysis the extent of inequality...

InPrint: The Living Wage: A Global Overview of Initiatives and Regulations

In Print: The Living Wage: A Global Overview of Initiatives and Regulations Publisher: Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Date of Publication: 2017 The global body for...

Sokoto State Govt To Ensure Sustainable Development in Urban-Rural Areas

The Sokoto State Government has committed to ensuring sustainable development in the urban and rural areas of the state. Aminu Tambuwal This was disclosed by...

#SustyLearn: Five Business Sustainability Trends for 2017

2017 is five months gone! Just as the fifth month marks the onset of appearances (baby bump) in a pregnant woman, signs of sustainability should...

The Cost of Renewable Energy: Are Renewables Really Green?

The global green rush to move away from fossil fuel dependence has incontestably led to a plethora of renewable energy initiatives. From the traditional...

#Opinion: Investment in Renewable Energy would Strengthen Africa’s Economic Advancement

A new UN Atlas has revealed that investing in renewable energy would strengthen economic advancement in Africa countries. Released by UNEP and the African Development...

UN-AU Partner towards Sustainable Development in Africa

Once again, the United Nations has committed to support Africa in achieving sustainable development. At the 2017 United Nations-African Union Annual Conference held on...

InPrint: Integrating Gender and Women’s Financial Inclusion into National Strategies

In Print: Integrating Gender and Women’s Financial Inclusion into National Strategies Publisher: Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) Date of Publication: February 2017 Reacting to the persistently widening...

#9Questions: Building Inclusive Businesses in Africa

#9Questions with Ted London, Vice President and Senior Research Fellow for William Davidson Institute’s Scaling Impact Initiative. Ted London is Vice President and Senior Research...
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