Daily Archives: September 2, 2019

PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR TRANSPORT, INFRASTRUCTURE AND CAPITAL PROJECTS Launch of public consultation about the regulation of micromobility in Malta – Regulating e-kickscooters, an alternative means of transport for our roads

Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Capital Projects Ian Borg officially launched a public consultation about the policy which will regulate micromobility in Malta, particularly the e-kickscooter alternative means of transport.Minister Ian Borg …

Botswana to Hold National and Local Elections in October

GABORONE – Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi has set Oct. 23 as the date for parliamentary and local elections, the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) said Monday.The poll will elect 57 national assembly and 490 local government representatives,…

Nigerian Recyclers Reduce Plastic Waste by Exchanging Trash for Cash

ABUJA, NIGERIA – Nigeria generates an estimated 32 million tons of solid waste per year, one of the highest amounts in Africa. Of that figure, plastic constitutes 2.5 million tons. Every day in a junk yard provides an opportunity to make ends meet for …

Nigerian Recyclers Reduce Plastic Waste by Exchanging Trash for Cash

ABUJA, NIGERIA – Nigeria generates an estimated 32 million tons of solid waste per year, one of the highest amounts in Africa. Of that figure, plastic constitutes 2.5 million tons. Every day in a junk yard provides an opportunity to make ends meet for …

UN Chief Appeals for Donors to Follow Through on Ebola Pledges

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres encouraged donors to honor the pledges they have made to combat Ebola as he visited the Democratic Republic of Congo to offer support in fighting the outbreak.Guterres told reporters Monday in Kinshasa …

Nigerian Insecurity Requires Urgent Attention, UN Rapporteur Warns

ABUJA – Nigeria’s multiple security problems have created a crisis that requires urgent attention and could lead to instability in other African countries if it is not addressed, a United Nations rapporteur said Monday.Security forces in Africa’s most …