Columns

Climate Change and Conflict In West Africa (4), By Rafiq Raji

I propose that African governments focus their efforts to mitigate the impacts of climate change on proactive interventions to minimise the conflicts associated with resource competition. I suggest institutional interventions at the resource scarcity stage. Examples of these interventions range from efficient irrigation, water rationing, pasture Africa is vulnerable to…
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Ethiopian Airline Flight ET 302: When Stars Went Down At Sunrise, By Owei Lakemfa

This tragedy is global and the issue now is not who to blame, but to understand why and how the crash occurred and how to get past what at first glance, seems a failed wrestle between man and computer. Nigerian intellectual star, Pius Adesanmi, shone brightly across the globe. The…
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Opinion

Crowding the Private Sector into Africa’s Climate Action, By Chinedu Moghalu

It is in the enlightened self-interest of African private sector to begin to mobilise investment capital for Africa’s climate action. The global community for climate action was spooked by the November 8 election of Donald Trump as the next president of the United States. The US president-elect had earned the…
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Ogoniland Clean Up: the Niger Delta People Have Not Fought In Vain, By Muhammadu Buhari

The beginning of this clean-up exercise is clear evidence that Ken Saro Wiwa and other sons of Ogoniland who fought hard for environmental justice did not fight in vain. Let this mark the beginning of the restoration, not just of the environment of Ogoniland, but of peace and prosperity to…
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Opinion

Towards A Green Future: Africa’s Urgent Need for Clean Energy Entrepreneurship, By Chimezie Uzoigwe

It is in the interest of the whole world that Africa achieves sustainable and affordable supply of clean energy for all as it presents a chance to unlock a new source of global growth in Africa as China and other emerging markets slow down. The sustainable energy agenda is important…
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