Sustainability

Nigeria: Nigeria’s Dream of Renewable Energy Revolution (II)

February 24, 2021 | Source: Vanguard

[Vanguard] IN a sense, and as in the case of petrol, countries that do not have as much sunshine as Africa are already ‘selling sunshine’ to Nigeria through photovoltaic solar panels and other renewable energy equipment.

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Nigeria: Nigeria’s Dream of Renewable Energy Revolution (II)

February 24, 2021 | Source: Vanguard

[Vanguard] IN a sense, and as in the case of petrol, countries that do not have as much sunshine as Africa are already ‘selling sunshine’ to Nigeria through photovoltaic solar panels and other renewable energy equipment.

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South Africa: Water Outage in Makhanda Sparks Protest

February 24, 2021 | Source: GroundUp

[GroundUp] Makhanda residents protest after going for days without water.

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Liberia: Efforts to Conserve Gola Forest May Go Down the Drain, If…

February 24, 2021 | Source: FrontPageAfrica

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia — A group of illicit miners have evaded the Gola Forest National Park carrying on dredge mining in violation of the law establishing the Park.

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Sierra Leone: Njala University, Welthungerhilfe Signs MOU to Develop an Organic Certification Module At Safs

February 24, 2021 | Source: Concord

[Concord] Njala University has on Friday 12th February 2021 signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Welthungerhilfe courtesy of the SLE-1070 ADORE Project for the development of an Organic Agriculture and Certification program at Njala University.

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Uganda: Panic as Lake Victoria Water Levels Rise Again

February 24, 2021 | Source: Monitor

[Monitor] Water levels have risen again at some landing sites on Lake Victoria’s shoreline causing panic among fishermen who had started returning to their homes.

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Ethiopia: COP26 President’s Views On Ethiopia, Gabon Climate Adaptation Action

February 24, 2021 | Source: Ethiopian Herald

[Ethiopian Herald] Action on adaptation is of paramount to foster climate change resilience. As the COP26 Climate Conference President Designate has recently highlighted in his first foreign visit since his full time appointment, action on adaptation i…

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Nigeria: Lagos Seals Illegal Water Factories

February 24, 2021 | Source: Leadership

[Leadership] Lagos — Lagos State Government through the Lagos State Water Regulatory Commission (LSWRC) has sealed some packaged water production factories in the state for falling short of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).

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East Africa: Climate Change – 5 Places Where Global Warming Is a Security Risk

February 24, 2021 | Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] As the U.N. Security Council meets to discuss growing threats from a heating planet, here are some places where storms, wildfires and drought are fuelling security risks

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Africa: The Overlapping Crises of Climate and Covid-19 Demand a Renewed Solidarity

February 24, 2021 | Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] With the COVID-19 crisis nowhere near an end, climate change ever accelerating and an economic crisis in the making, the stakes are higher than ever

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