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Asia Grassroot Women Migrant Groups Calling For Protection For All Migrants

As the Global Compact on Migration, a non-binding pact on global migration governance, is being adopted in intergovernmental meeting in Marrakech, Morocco, grassroots women...
CAF Champions League

CAF to introduce Video Assistant Referee during CHAN 2018

The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) will introduce Video Assistant Referee (VAR) for the first time in a CAF competition at the Total African...

CHAN Draw Slated For November, 17 In Rabat

The Organising Committee of the Total African Nations Championships (CHAN), has disclosed that the draw for the 2018 CHAN in Morocco would be held...
John Peter Amewu, Director of Research at Africa Centre for Energy Policy

Minister of Lands Outlines Climate Mitigation Interventions

Mr John Peter Amewu, Ghana’s Minister of Lands and Natural Resources has said Ghana has committed itself in implementing a number of interventions...
Climate change

African journalists to address climate change

The Network idea which was born in Marrakech at the end of the Conference is to enable members to broaden their knowledge on Climate...
Climate change

Japan Poor In Tackling Climate Change-Report Says

The index, prepared by think tank Germanwatch, collaborating with environmental group Climate Action Network (CAN) Europe, is based on several factors, such as levels...
(From L-R)Ethiopian Prime Minister Haile Mariam Dessalegn, Guinean President Alpha Conde, Benin President Thomas Boni Yayi, French President Francois Hollande, Gabon President Ali Bongo and Ghana President John Dramani Mahama hold a press conference following a lunch at the Elysee Palace to honor the African presidents involved in sustainable development regarding the COP21 in Paris, France, Nov.10, 2015. The 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 21) will take place from Nov. 30 to Dec. 11 in Paris, with the objective is to achieve a legally binding and universal agreement on climate change. (Xinhua/Theo Duval)

Marrakech Climate Change Conference Ends

The two-week conference was a follow up to the Paris Agreement, signed in December 2015, to find concrete ways to implement the agreement by...

Ban Ki Moon Prepares To End His Term Of Office

The event was organised on the sidelines of the UN Climate Talks taking place in Marrakech, Morocco. Speaking at the event Wael Hmaidan, Director Climate...
Climate change

African Leaders Committed To Addressing Climate Change

African Heads of State and Government marked Africa Day in the Africa Pavilion at the UNFCCC 22nd Conference of Parties (COP22) today with focused...
Climate change

Delegates at Marrakech climate talks continue to haggle over fate of key fund

Informal consultations have been extended into night, forcing Moroccan Foreign Minister Salaheddine Mezouar, president of the current United Nations climate conference, to postpone his...
climate change

Fiji PM urges Trump to avert “catastrophe” on climate change

Fijian Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama called on Trump to abandon the view that global warming was a 'hoax" and to take responsibility in combating...
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Marrakech goes green to bring climate vision from conference to life

Along the main corridor connecting venues of the Marrakech climate summit stands a foot-high sculpture, of a nurse caring a globe, made with trash...

COP23 presidency urges Trump to avoid “catastrophe” on climate change

Fiji, the upcoming presidency of a United Nations climate conference, on Friday urged U.S. president-elect Donald Trump to act positively on climate change to...
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EU shows political will to reduce emissions of greenhouse gas

"We're proud that the EU, with its member states, has succeeded in making the agreement enter into force before the meeting in Marrakech. Nobody...
climate change

UN climate conference takes declaration for action

"We call for the highest political commitment to combat , as a matter of urgent priority," said the proclamation adopted at the closing plenary...

UN Marrakech conference on climate a positive direction

"This COP (Conference of Parties) is different from all those that preceded it, and is a demonstration of commitment at all levels, as confirmed...
Hangzhou G20 Summit

Study reveals 6 G 20 countries inability to comply with Paris Treaty

Argentina, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and the United States have not been undertaking sufficient domestic efforts to match their pledged nationally determined contributions...
climate change

UN conference hails shift toward new era in climate action

"We call for the highest political commitment to combat climate change, as a matter of urgent priority," said the proclamation adopted at the closing...
Global climate

Sustained momentum needed to translate commitments into climate action

The Morocco climate conference came right after the coming into force on Nov. 4 of the December 2015 Paris Agreement, which has been ratified...

Morocco Marks End To Trachoma

Transmitted through contact with eye and nose discharge of infected people, particularly young children, it affects populations in 42 countries, and is responsible for...
missile

Nov. 15 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

RIYADH -- A Saudi-led coalition said that a missile fired from Yemen toward the border city of Najran was intercepted, Saudi Press Agency...
electricity

Expert Says 1.2 Billion People Denied Of Electricity Globally

Mr Bill Bien, Head of Strategy, Philips Lighting made this known at a day’s event on the topic: “Momentum for Change: Energy Efficiency Through...

Mezouar Asserts Trump Is No Threat To COP22

“We have to keep trust in this momentum period, Mr Mezouar said in a response to a question at a press briefing following speculations...
Climate change

Global Youth Call For Intensifying Environmental Protection Education

Hakima El Haite, COP22 Special Envoy and Morocco's Climate Champion, who made the call at a Youth Day event on Thursday at the ongoing...
Ghanaian journalists

Media Urged To Help Protect The Environment

Delegates and experts at the ongoing Conference of Parties on Climate Change in Marrakech (COP 22) said the media are seen as key players...
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First open heart surgery conducted in Mali

The operation which was led by Morocco's Prof. Boumzebra Drisia, head of cardiovascular surgery at the Mohamed VI University Hospital in Marrakech, was a...

2016 TPO Network World Conference: Registration Underway

Hosted by Maroc Export in partnership with the International Trade Centre (ITC), the theme of this year's event is Moving Forward: The Future of...

Hall Of Fame?One Year On

By Patrick Doamekpor It is exactly one year to the day, that the CAF Hall of Fame was launched, and the first members were inducted.? On...

Kigali to host AfDB 2014 Annual Meetings

?    Governors Endorse AfDB?s Return to headquarters in Abidjan; ?    Approves Ten-Year Strategy 2013-2022 ?    Kigali, Abidjan and Lusaka to Host 2014, 2015 and 2016 AMs, respectively. The Annual Meetings...

Eaglets arrive safely in Marrakech

... As Nigeria, Ghana begin mind game The Golden Eaglets  on Wednesday arrived Marrakech exactly  five days ahead of their opening Group B match against...