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Climate Change and Health Risks in Africa

By Imali Ngusale The projected global warming of the earths surface will vary between 1.1 and 6.4 degrees Celsius by the end of the century. This means that the earth will be less tolerable for humans, and the health and well being of eve
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09 Dec 2023

Its Time for Somalia to be Included in the Loss and Damage Funds

By Imali Ngusale Somalia is one of the least contributors to the global greenhouse gas emissions yet the country is most impacted. In an interview with the Africa News Science Hassan Mowlid Yasin, the Chief Executive Director of Somali Gr
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09 Dec 2023

Africa CDC hails GAVI move to set up African Vaccine Manufacturing Accelerator

The Global Vaccine Alliance (GAVI) Board has announced the establishment of the African Vaccine Manufacturing Accelerator (AVMA), a financing instrument that will make up to US$ 1 billion available to support sustainable vaccine manufacturing in Afri
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08 Dec 2023

The Youth Have a Say in COP 28

By Imali Ngusale The youth have made it clear that their voices go beyond being tokens at climate debates. They have taken action by lauding their views, proposals and recommendations for climate action at COP28 in Dubai, United Arab Emir
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08 Dec 2023

A Meeting of Medical Minds: SA's Oldest Medical Association Gears up for First In-person Conference Post-Covid

For the first time since the Covid-19 Pandemic the South African Medical Association (SAMA) will gather in person, for their annual conference in Johannesburg in February 2024. "The country's oldest and most prestigious association of docto
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06 Dec 2023

IZA Africa forges ahead to promote hot dip galvanizing in 2024

The International Zinc Association (IZA) Africa is committed to continue to promote and educate the public about zinc applications in Africa next year, says Executive Director Simon Norton . "We will launch a new publication in early 2024 dedicate
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06 Dec 2023

Kenya's move towards a greener economy - why it makes financial sense

By Carol Koech, Country President Schneider Electric, East Africa A recent report published by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) states that the Kenyan economy is facing multiple near-term financial challenges, including limited fisca
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03 Dec 2023

COP28: Video Message from The Holy Father

Dear brothers and sisters, I warmly greet you, and I deeply regret not being able to be with you. I entrust Cardinal Parolin with the message I would have liked to convey to you, and I want to say 'thank you'. Thank you, because for
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03 Dec 2023

The "Call of Conscience Abu Dhabi Interfaith Statement for COP28

By His Eminence Dr. Ahmad Al-Tayeb In the name of Allah, the Most Merciful, the Most Compassionate Praise be to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon the Messenger of Allah, and upon his fellow Prophets and Messengers. Your E
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03 Dec 2023