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UN warns increasing desert locust in east Africa, calls for concerted efforts

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) warned that the desert locust breeding has continued in the Horn of Africa (HoA), causing locusts...
A train attendant takes body temperature of a boy on train D354 from Chengdu East Railway Station to Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station, Feb.2, 2020. A travel rush is seen after the Spring Festival holiday. To contain the spreading of the novel coronavirus, the train attendants have to inspect train cabins on a regular basis, and observe passengers and ask if they have such symptoms as fever, cough and dyspnea, so as to ensure safe travels. By Hu Zhiqiang, People’s Daily Online

Battle against novel coronavirus epidemic calls for concerted efforts from all

China’s active and effective measures taken to combat the novel coronavirus outbreak have received wide support and praise from the international society. Leaders from multiple...

Concerted efforts are needed for credible polls in Africa – WANEP

Concerted efforts are needed for credible and peaceful elections in Africa, Dr Chukwuemeka Eze, Executive Director, West Africa Network for Peacebuilding (WANEP), has said. ...

Concerted efforts needed to tackle food insecurity caused by desert locusts – Oxfam

International humanitarian actors have called on the international community to exert urgent concerted efforts to avert desert locust-inflicted food insecurity across Ethiopia and its...

UN agency urges concerted efforts to boost access to land for African women, youth

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on Tuesday urged African policymakers to exert concerted efforts in augmenting access to land for the...
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High-level continental meeting urges concerted efforts to spur Africa’s ICT sector

Despite Africa's progress in fulfilling the promises of developing the Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) sector and creating an enabling ecosystem for digital economy,...

Zambia calls for concerted efforts to address growing volumes of electronic waste

A Zambian government agency that regulates electronic communication products and services on Thursday expressed concern with the growing volumes of electronic waste (e-waste) that...
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AU urges concerted efforts on anti-corruption initiatives

The African Union (AU) on Wednesday urged African countries and pan African institutions to exert concerted efforts towards asset recovery as an important aspect...

Ethiopian government urges concerted efforts to tackle looming locust-induced damage on crops

The Ethiopian Ministry of Agriculture on Friday called for concerted measures to tackle potential food security impacts of the breeding of desert locusts in...

UNECA urges concerted efforts to promote Africa’s industrialization

The UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) on Tuesday urged concerted efforts towards Africa's industrialization through the imminent African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)...

Eliminating Child Labour By 2025 Hinges On Concerted Efforts

According to the United Nations, in 2002, the International Labour Organization (ILO) launched the World Day Against Child Labour (WDACL), to focus attention on...
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East African bloc urges concerted efforts to sustain positive gains in peace, security

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), an East African bloc, on Wednesday called for sustaining recent positive gains in the Horn of Africa region...
human trafficking

Speaker of Parliament calls for concerted efforts at handling child slavery

The Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye, has called for further collaboration between Ghana and the United Kingdom (UK) to tackle child slavery...
Health screening exercise

Concerted Efforts Needed to Remove Africa’s Healthcare Dangers

African healthcare experts and policymakers, who gathered in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa as part of a high-level continental meeting, called for collective efforts to...
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High commissioner calls for concerted efforts to address plastic pollution

The British High Commissioner, Iain Walker, has called for united effort to effectively manage plastic waste, to prevent plastic pollution. “We need to think about...
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UN calls for concerted efforts to end gender-based violence in Ghana

The United Nations on Thursday called on the government of Ghana and stakeholders to take individual and collective action against human rights abuse of...

Southern African bloc urges concerted efforts against poverty

The Secretariat of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) on Tuesday called for concerted and inclusive efforts against poverty. In the statement marking International Day...
The impact of global warming on crop yields is a critical issue for this IPCC report

Extreme weather conditions demand world effort on Paris Accord

A series of recent extreme weather conditions worldwide, including the long-lasting heat waves across the northern hemisphere, have served as a dreadful warning on...
Child Labour

Ending Child Labour Requires A Concerted Effort

In Ghana the day was commemorated by the Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations under the theme, End Child Labour in Supply Chains in...

Kenya calls for more efforts to protect elephants

She also called for the need to harmonize and bring together all conservation efforts so that the various initiatives can have the desired effect. Speaking...

Intensive Action Needed to Stop Diabetes

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), the number of people living with diabetes has almost quadrupled since 1980 to 422 million adults, with...

African leaders call for joint endeavors to annihilation terrorism

Presidents Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya, Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria and Hassan Sheikh Mohamud of Somalia vowed to keep soldiers serving under the African...
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Kenya’s chief justice calls for joint efforts to fight corruption

Mutunga told government agencies dealing with corruption to operate seamlessly guided by the constitution and the public interest. "The public must pay attention to all...

Uwajumogu renewed calls for concerted efforts towards development

The Speaker, Imo state House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Uwajumogu has again renewed calls for the concerted efforts of relevant stakeholders in Okigwe...

Ebola Is A Global Challenge-Mahama

From: George-Ramsey Benamba, GNA Special Correspondent in New York President John Dramani Mahama has said the Ebola virus disease was not just a problem of...