Sustainability

South Sudan: EU Responds to Famine in South Sudan With €82 Million in Emergency Aid

February 24, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Radio Dabanga] Brussels -On Tuesday, the European Commission announced an emergency aid package worth ?82 million as famine is declared in South Sudan for the first time since the country gained independence in 2011.

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South Africa: Woman and Baby Swept Away By KZN River

February 24, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[News24Wire] KwaZulu-Natal emergency services are yet to find a woman and baby who were swept away while crossing a bridge over the Mafodobo River near Harding on Wednesday night.

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South Africa: Informal Settlements Use a Fraction of Cape Town Water – De Lille

February 24, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[News24Wire] Informal settlements use 4.7% of Cape Town’s water and formal residences 55.6%, mayor Patricia de Lille said on Thursday.

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Africa: Tanzania Calls for Ironing Out of Nile Water Differences

February 24, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Daily News] Nile River Basin Initiative member states have been advised to work together in attaining Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) number six on water security and sanitation, by ironing out any likely differences in the use of water resources.

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South Africa: Durban to Host World Record Leapfrog Attempt

February 24, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[News24Wire] Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) will attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest game of leapfrog on Friday morning.

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Nigeria: Govt to Launch N20 Billion Green Bond in March

February 24, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Daily Trust] Lagos -The Federal Government of Nigeria has finalized plans to launch a N20 billion Green Bond in March, 2017 to fund projects to reduce carbon emissions and develop renewable energy.

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Nigeria: Nigeria Plans Africa’s First Sovereign Green Bond

February 24, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Guardian] Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday said that the Federal Government was making arrangements to inaugurate the first African Sovereign Green Bond to address climate change and environmental projects.

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Nigeria: Govt to Float N20 Billion Green Bond for Environmental Sustainability Projects

February 24, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Vanguard] The Federal Government Thursday said that plans are under way to launch a N20 billion Green Bond in the Nigerian capital market, the first ever in the emerging markets.

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Uganda: Walking Against Climate Change

February 24, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Monitor] Geoffrey Walker Ayeni, 42, looks at me with a lazy eye as he flips through his mobile phone.

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Ghana: MP Joe Mensah Evacuates 35yrs Refuse Dump

February 23, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Ghanaian Chronicle] The chiefs and people of Whindo, a farming community in the Kwesimintsim Constituency, can now heave a sigh of relief, after their Member of Parliament (MP), in collaboration with the Sekondi Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly (STMA) W…

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