Effutu MP Afenyo Markins Dismisses Claims of Forest Sale for Lithium Mining

  In response to recent speculations, Hon. Alexander Afenyo Markins, the Member of Parliament for Effutu, has categorically denied allegations that any forest land in the Effutu constituency has been sold for lithium mining. The MP addressed concerns regarding environmental conservation and sustainable land use during a press conference held yesterday. Contrary to circulating rumors […]

African leaders seek global taxes for climate change at Nairobi summit

African political and business leaders have adopted a declaration to address climate challenges in Africa on the final day of a major climate summit in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi The adoption – announced on Wednesday by the summit’s convener, Kenyan President William Ruto – proposes new global taxes and reforms to international financial institutions to help […]

Climate shocks displace 1.85 mln children in sub-Saharan Africa in 2022

At least 1.85 million children in sub-Saharan Africa had been left displaced within their countries by climate-induced disasters at the end of 2022, a figure that has almost doubled in the past year, a global charity said Monday. Some of these children were displaced multiple times, while others only once, but all remained displaced from […]