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81 Nigeria: Buhari - I've Identified Critical Problems in Power Sector
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

By Isiaka Wakili

The Federal Government has said that the monthly fixed charges component of the electricity tariff collected from Nigerian consumers is not "a very good thing".

The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Power, Ambassador Godknows Igali, stated thi...

Created on 2015-08-13 12:22:45
82 Nigeria: Govt to Install CCTV Nationwide
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

By Isiaka Wakili

President Muhammadu Buhari said 10, 000 additional police personnel would be recruited and the CCTV Monitoring System would be installed across major cities and towns in Nigeria to further strengthen the security of the public space.

Created on 2015-08-18 10:40:53
83 Nigeria: Millionaire Class Triples - Wealth Report
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

By Emeka Anaeto

Despite increasing economic hardships, the latest wealth report has indicated that the number of millionaires in Nigeria has risen to 15,400, about 305 per cent from 5,000 recorded in year 2000, when the last study on wealthy was conducted.

Created on 2015-08-11 10:37:06
84 Nigeria: No, Nigeria Is Not the World's Biggest Champagne Consumer After France
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

By Mina Demian

Do Nigerians pop nearly as much bubbly as the French themselves? What started out as a forecast on new champagne consumption has taken on a life of its own.

Created on 2015-07-30 12:22:58
85 Nigeria: Unemployment Rate Rose to 8.2 Percent in Second Quarter - NBS
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

By Francis Arinze Iloani

The number of unemployed people in the labour force rose by 529,923 persons or 9.58 per cent in the second quarter of this year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said.

Created on 2015-08-04 13:02:44
86 One Fish Two Fish, No Fish: Rebuilding of Fish Stocks Urgently Needed
( Development News - IPS )

Content by: Inter Press Service


WASHINGTON, DC , Jan 21 2016 (IPS) - A major new study has revealed that the global seafood catch is much larger and declining much faster than previously known.

Created on 2016-01-22 15:53:50
87 One Health stories: telling tales from four years of research
( Institute of Development Studies )

A multimedia album detailing how an ambitious One Health project is making a difference to people’s lives has been launched. It come at the end of four years of multidisciplinary research into animal-to-human disease transmission unde...

Created on 2016-04-28 14:11:28
88 One month after Hurricane Matthew, needs in Haiti remain ‘vast,’ UN reports
( Americas )

Content by: UN News Centre


4 November 2016 – As Haiti struggles to recover from the massive destruction wrought by Hurricane Matthew, which pummelled the tiny island one month ago today, the United Nations warned that while its seems as if “the world has moved on,” Ha...

Created on 2016-11-04 18:34:54
89 One year on, UN experts urge Brazil to urgently boost efforts to address impacts of dam collapse
( Americas )

Content by: UN News Centre


4 November 2016 – Voicing concern over the many pressing human rights impacts on some six million people since the worst mine disaster occurred in Brazil one year ago, a group of United Nations human rights experts today issued a strong call on ...

Created on 2016-11-04 19:51:36
90 One Year to Go Until MDG Deadline - How Are We Doing?
( UN Reports )

Report by: UN DESA

Created on 2014-08-06 16:51:55

91 Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals Starts Final Stretch to Find Consensus on Agenda
( Global Compact News )

Content by: South-South News

14 July 2014, New York, USA | Shari Nijman - The United Nations General Assembly opened this week what will be the thirteenth and final open working group on the Sustainable Development Goals. The process, which started in March 2013, has aimed to sum up ...

Created on 2014-07-14 21:44:00
92 Other decisions Decisions taken by the Governing Council of the ECB (in addition to decisions setting interest rates)
( ECB Press Releases )

Content by: European Central Bank

July 2015


TRANSMISSION EMBARGO until 3 p.m. CET on 17 July 2015

External communication

Ruling of the Court of Justice of the European Union on the Outright Monetary Transactions


Created on 2015-07-16 22:00:00
93 People-Centered Approach to Development Only Way Forward
( Global Development )

Content by: South-South News

5 August, 2014, New York, USA | Shari Nijman - Real progress on human development is not only about enlarging peoples choices to live a healthy, educated and prosperous life, it is also about ensuring that these choices are secure and sustainable, accordi...

Created on 2014-08-05 21:37:58
94 Poverty Eradication Needs to Be More Permanent
( UN Reports )

Report by: United Nations Development Programme

 4 August 2014, New York, USA | South South News - Almost 1,5 billion people across 91 countries are currently living in multi-dimension...

Created on 2014-08-04 18:25:05
95 Press release ECB and partners sign memorandum of understanding on new €20 banknote
( ECB Press Releases )

Content by: European Central Bank

23 July 2015
  • Memorandum of understanding aims to ensure machines and devices across the euro area are ready to accept the new €20 banknote as of 25 November 2015
  • Partners
Created on 2015-07-22 22:00:00
96 Press release New breakdowns of monetary and financial statistics
( ECB Press Releases )

Content by: European Central Bank

22 July 2015
  • The forthcoming statistical releases on monetary developments, bank retail interest rates, investment funds and financial vehicle corporations will include new breakdowns, which adhere to the recently adopted
Created on 2015-07-21 22:00:00
97 Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit Of Dominica Visits South-South News
( UN Agencies and Other Departments )

Photo: South-South News

Content by: South-South News


Created on 2011-03-30 20:06:25
98 Projected Population 11.2 Billion by 2100
( UN Reports )

Content by: UN DESA

30 June 2015, New York, USA | South-South News – To better shape the Post-Development Agenda, population trends are key to assessing resources, fiscal planning and st...

Created on 2015-07-30 19:56:08
99 Responding to disasters before they happen: Trainings build resilience in Myanmar’s Dry Zone
( UNDP News )

Responding to disasters before they happen: Trainings build resilience in Myanmar’s Dry Zone

Tue Sep 27 00:00:00 EDT 2016
Created on 2016-09-28 13:49:17
100 Role Model For Iraqi Women And The United Nations
( WFP Stories )
Content by: World Food Programme

Aid Worker For Nearly 20 Years

Like many female humanitarian aid workers, Isra Jassim followed her passion. In her case, it was for displaced Iraqi people and she made it a priority to provide support and guidance to the communities.

Created on 2015-06-09 13:29:00


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