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Ethiopia Rubbish Landslide Kills 48 In Addis Ababa – BBC

At least 48 people have been killed in a landslide at a vast rubbish dump on the outskirts of Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa, officials say. They say dozens of people are still missing since the landslide on Saturday night at the Koshe landfill. A resident said 150 people were there at the time. A number […]

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Nigerian Military Destroy 80 Illegal Refineries In Niger-Delta

By Lontong Ibrahim Nigerian Military joint operation, code named ‘Delta Safe,’ have intensified operation against crude oil theft in the Niger-Delta region of the country. During the operation, they destroyed 80 illegal refineries in Bayelsa, Delta and Rivers States. A statement by the Co-coordinator, Joint Media Campaign Centre of the Operation, Major Abubakar Abdullahi, noted […]

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Not All Soot Are Black, Port Harcourt Must Act NOW – Wonne Afronelly

For the past few months, Rivers State has been experiencing Black soot – an environmental and health hazard. In this interview with Alli Abiola, Port Harcourt based Environmental advocate and CEO of Bliss Octanoprise International, BOI, Wonne Afonelly, weighs in on the deadly menace and advise for the Government and the citizens

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Somali Farmers Cut Back On Family Meals As The River Shabelle Runs Dry

Halimo Aden Hussein has been keeping back a portion of the supper she cooks in the evening to feed something for breakfast to her three children and her husband. Since the river Shabelle in their village of Balbaley dried up, Halimo has not managed to find any work on local farms as the land is […]

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Oil Spillage: 278 Kenyans To Be Compensated

Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) will begin compensating 278 residents of Thange valley in Kibwezi East Constituency of Kenya who were affected by oil spillage two years ago. KPC has already received claim forms and the verification process is ongoing. Each of the claimants will receive payment through its insurer, CIC Insurance Company, Standard media reported. […]

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Why Nigeria Should Invest In Renewable Energy

By Longtong Ibrahim How can an environment be sustainable, healthy and the people living in it be healthier? One sure way is when countries or governments begin to harness natural resources like renewable energy as an alternative means of energy generation to cushion the effects of pollution and climate change – a global challenge that […]

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Nigerian Breweries, KRPC, Coca-cola, Others Lauded For Maintaining Hygienic Environment

Kaduna (Nigeria) – Nigerian Breweries, 7Up Bottling Company, Kaduna Refinery and Petrol Chemical Company (KRPC) and few other companies operating in Kaduna state have been commended by the Kaduna State House of Assembly for creating hygienic environment around their plants. Others are Peugeot Automobile Nigeria and Coca-Cola bottling company. The House Committee Chairman on Environment, Labari Tella, while […]

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Climate Change: We will Plant Economic Trees In States’ Borders To Reduce Effects – El-Rufai

By Longtong Ibrahim Kaduna (Nigeria) — Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-rufai has said it would plant economic trees along its borders with Katsina, Zamfara and Kano states to reduce the devastating effects of climate change. The Governor made this known at the Sir Kashim Ibrahim House, Kaduna, when delegation from the European Union  and Yar’adua Foundation’s […]

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