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Sustainable Development Goals

25 year old ICT graduate can repair old bulbs

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); By Denyse Tuyishime Before you throw away a blown bulb, think twice – it can actually be repaired and light-up again for another two years. The man behind this...

Experts unveil breakthrough in polystyrene breakdown by mealworms

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Chinese experts recently published new discoveries showing that when mealworms are given supplemental nutrition they can break down polystyrene (PS) more quickly. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle...

Conflict and climate push 224 million Africans into hunger – U.N.

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The number of hungry people in sub-Saharan Africa rose by 10 percent to 224 million in 2016, largely due to conflict and climate change, the United Nations...

Study: Clean cooking leads to increased birth weight in newborns

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); A new study has found that replacing traditional cookstoves that burn wood and kerosene with clean-burning ethanol cookstoves can have a positive impact on birth outcomes, further...

Coca-Cola to collect, recycle 100% of its bottles, cans by 2030

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); By Angelica LaVito | Coca-Cola wants to help collect and recycle every bottle and can it sells by 2030. The Atlanta-based beverage giant said Friday it wants its...

How Climate Change Could Make the Migrant Crisis Worse

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); By Justin Worland Scientists have for years cited extreme weather events connected to climate change as a contributing factor in the ongoing European migrant crisis. Drought and...

Drug wastes threatening rivers worldwide: study

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Pharmaceutical wastes resulting from human and farm animal consumption are endangering the eco-system of rivers around the world, a new research says. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle...

Japan gives Prof Francis Omaswa 3.6 billion

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Under the medical services category , Prof Francis Gervase Omaswa, the Founder and Executive Director of the African Centre for Global Health and Social Transformation (ACHEST)...

National Water and Sewerage Corporation to make briquettes from Faecal Sludge

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The National Water and Sewerage Corporation Corporation has signed a memorandum of Understanding with Water for People Uganda to produce Briquettes as a substitute for wood fuel...

China expected to play bigger role in tackling climate change

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); China is expected to play a bigger role in countering climate change as a tone-setting ecology and environmental protection meeting highlights the implementation of a national plan...