Category: World

Ship Managers Plan to Work Together to Meet Shipping Challenges

Meeting the challenges of tomorrow’s maritime trade is at the forefront of ship managers’ focus as they develop strategies to meet environmental targets and embrace fast-paced technological advances in our industry. Ship managers gathered in London this week for the Annual General Meeting of their industry trade body – InterManager – where they discussed plans…

$1bn Education Trust Fund underway to Africa  Continent

A $1 billion Africa Education Trust Fund is on its way to help provide basic education for African children. The push for the establishment of the Fund was mooted yesterday by Professor Jeffrey D. Sachs in Bali, Indonesia at the Second Babacar N’diaye Lecture 2018 hosted by Afreximbank. The lecture, which held at the prestigious…

ITU Telecom World 2018 focus help achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals

The ITU Telecom World 2018 concluded recently in Durban, South Africa following an action-packed week of debates, networking, showcasing and Awards. The event, which welcomed more than 3100 participants from 94 countries, brought together an impressive line-up of top-level government representatives, influential industry leaders – from established players to small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and from…

Nestlé Nigeria reiterates commitment to zero environmental impact by 2030

……World Clean Up Day, 2018  To commemorate the annual World Clean Up Day, Nestlé Nigeria joined other partners in the Food and Beverage Recycling Alliance (FBRA) to create awareness on the need for proper disposal of used post-consumer packaging waste with special focus on polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles to avoid environmental pollution.   To mark…

GAVI Champion for Africa, Dr. Awele Elumelu Champion Increased Vaccine Coverage in Under-Immunised Nations‎

 Dr. Awele Elumelu, GAVI Champion for Africa and Founder, Avon Medical Practice, joined other global health leaders at a Photo Exhibition organised by GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance, for increased vaccine coverage in under-immunised nations. The event tagged “Vaccine Heroes” was held on September 10, 2018, in Geneva, Switzerland.‎ Following the announcement made earlier in January 2018 on…

NNPC/CNL JV, IRDC PARTNER FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

…. Graduate 438 Youths  in Skill AcquisitionSam Daibo, Area Manager PGPA Field Operations inspecting some of the starter kits.438 Itsekiri youths from twenty-three communities around NNPC/Chevron Nigeria Limited Joint Venture Operational areas, on September 6, 2018, graduated from a skill acquisition programme implemented by the NNPC/CNL JV-sponsored Itsekiri Regional Development Committee (IRDC). Chevron’s G.M Policy…