Saturday, 3rd June 2023

Saving lives with early warning systems

The UN wants every person on the globe to be covered by early warning systems within the next five years. What are they and how do they work?


18 Jul 2017
Unmanned aircraft systems - FG to establish team on safety measures.
28 Aug 2017
"This appears to be either the worst or one of the worst floods Houston has ever had," Texas Governor Greg Abbott said on CBS News' Face the Nation program, adding, "Our first and foremost focus at this particular time is saving lives."
5 Feb 2018
Emmanuel Macron is in Dakar this Friday to co-host alongside Senegal's president Macky Sall a Global Partnership for Education Financing Conference.
13 Jan 2019
As desertification and soil erosion have led to the loss of arable land in Nigeria, could hydroponic farming be a sustainable alternative?
15 Jul 2019
First Bank of Nigeria (FBN) met with banking and telecom regulators from sub-Saharan to explore opportunities for collaboration and ways to drive Financial Inclusion in Africa. The bank’s MD and CEO, Adesola Adeduntan joins CNBC Africa for more.
21 Jul 2019
We’re not funding our educational systems, Senator Balogun laments
8 Sep 2019
Hong Kong & Macau Affairs Office spokesman Yang Guang and spokeswoman Xy Luying talk about the anti-government protests in Hong Kong at a press briefing briefing in Beijing.
28 Sep 2019
The US is deploying ground-based air defense systems and 200 troops to Saudi Arabia in response to this month's strikes at the heart of Saudi Arabia's oil infrastructure.
4 Nov 2019
BOAT (Blood and Oxygen Access Trust) is a Life Bank initiative to provide essential medical products at no cost to those who need them but cannot afford them.
28 Dec 2020
It's Christmas Day and following a year which has been harrowing for so many, we've decided to look back at the good news of 2020. We begin in Uganda, where a plastics company that specialises in recycling switched from making building materials to face shields to help hospitals. We also go to Benin, where the closure of the border with Nigeria has led to a push for more locally produced food, some of it on rooftops. And our correspondent in DR Congo looks back at how an NGO is helping Ebola survivors turn their lives around.
2 May 2021
Nigeria is currently experiencing a massive migration of medical professionals. According to a recent survey, 88% of doctors in Nigeria are considering leaving the country. Most are headed to the UK and America,
28 Jul 2021
Small-scale farmers can play a crucial role in creating sustainable food systems. But more investment is needed, writes Sabrina Elba, UN Goodwill Ambassador for the International Fund for Agricultural Development.