Nature Seychelles assessment finds lack of knowledge about species, environmental threats in national parks

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). (Seychelles News Agency) - An assessment from Nature Seychelles has found a lack of awareness about the species in the Baie...

IPCC Working Group III Publication Manager — IPCC

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Job Advertisement Title: IPCC Working Group III Publication Manager IPCC WG III Technical Support Unit, Centre for Environmental Policy, Faculty of Natural Sciences Salary:...

COVID-19 deaths in Africa surge more than 40% over previous week

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Africa has recorded a 43% week-on-week rise in COVID-19 deaths, as hospital admissions increase rapidly and countries face shortages...

Deadly flooding, heatwaves in Europe, highlight urgency of climate action |

The agency said that countries including Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg and the Netherlands had received up to two months’ rain in two days from 14...

FROM THE FIELD: Cameroon’s displaced, get hooked on fish |

They’ve been learning how to breed fish in tanks hundreds of miles away from the sea, in a region where crops, raising animals and...

Energy Conference Builds Women’s Resilience in Ghana

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The annual Women in Energy Conference, organized by the Millennium Development Authority as part of MCC’s Ghana Power Compact,...

Coca Cola Greenwashing Campaign a threat to Kenya’s Plastic-Free ambitions

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Adelyn Wangusi Greenpeace Africa has blasted Coca Cola marketing for its plastic bottle  Sprite soft drink brand...

33 former African Presidents appeal UK’s withdrawal of neglected tropical disease funding  

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are a global success story, with 43 countries having eliminated an NTD. However, the UK...

Generation Equality: Alongside COVID lies an ‘equally horrific pandemic’ threatening women |

On Wednesday, leaders from around the world will gather in Paris and online, in a massive push for gender equality.   In the early months of the pandemic, the...

Record-breaking ‘pressure-cooker’ heatwave hits Canada, US northwest |

“An exceptional and dangerous heatwave is breaking in northwestern United States of America and western Canada; this is obviously a part of the world...

Awash with Lessons: What We’ve Learned after 15 Years of WASH Investments

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Kyle LaFerriere A recent paper identifies lessons learned from MCC’s investments in the Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) sector such...

Imperial donates R1 M to Unjani Clinics for wireless ultrasound devices

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com).   Imperial is proud to continue its support of the Unjani Clinic network (Unjani Clinics) in South Africa through the...

Busia launches Measles-Rubella Vaccination Campaign

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Checky Abuje  [email protected]   The Kenya government in partnership with the World Health Organisation and UNICEF, has rolled out a massive...

WHO issues first global report on AI in health and 6 guiding principles for...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Artificial Intelligence (AI) holds great promise for improving the delivery of healthcare and medicine worldwide, but only if ethics...

Revolutionising the informal retail space through digital transformation

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Andrew Dawson, Managing Director of MACmobile   The Covid-19 pandemic has been the catalyst for an enormous amount of change...

$1 billion fund for renewables among key energy commitments made during UN ministerial forums...

Some 50 ministers outlined their plans to reduce emissions and ensure that all people have access to electricity and clean cooking fuels, as the...

On climate change frontline, indigenous provide pointers to save planet 

Indigenous people living on the frontline of climate change could offer potentially ground-breaking insight into biodiversity protection and sustainability, but they urgently need help to withstand a growing number of threats to their way of life, the Food and Agricultural...

Water-related disasters throw up complex challenges, threaten lives and jobs |

“For decades, natural disasters,  have been one of the major causes of worsening poverty, forcing some 26 million people into poverty each year and reversing...

UN chief urges European Parliament to support COVID vaccines for all |

In a wide-ranging multilingual speech to the European Parliament in Brussels, the UN chief underscored the need to ramp up vaccinations globally.  “The pandemic is...

Mass bednet distribution in the fight against Malaria in Western Kenya

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Checky Abuje   Malaria remains a major killer disease in Sub Saharan Africa and there is need for joint efforts...

New Non-State Actors Alliance calls for urgent action to set up the African Medicines Agency by the...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Ministers of Health from four African countries (Algeria, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt and Cabo Verde), representatives from international...

Great Barrier Reef in danger, UN World Heritage Committee draft report finds |

The World Heritage Committee, convened under the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), said the country has not done enough to protect the...

Announcing the Results of the TFF Challenge 2021

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The Results Are In! Introducing the Finalists of the TFF Challenge 2021: 10 Startups named as Global Finalists and will advance to...

UN chief: Desertification and drought destabilizing well-being of 3.2 billion people  |

“Humanity is waging a relentless, self-destructive war on nature. Biodiversity is declining, greenhouse gas concentrations are rising, and our pollution can be found from the...