Unilever, Coca Cola, Others Forge Alliance on Plastics Recycling

The companies also indicated that collaboration within and across markets will be key to success so the companies decided to launch the Africa Plastics Recycling Alliance to increase those efforts and play their part as companies in finding solutions that work for Africa.

Kenya Urges Tanzania, Uganda To Ban Plastic

Kenya’s National Environment Management Authority director general Prof Geoffrey Wahungu said despite the ban, the regulator still faces challenges in controlling contraband materials. “We have done well but we will not be free from plastic pollution if Uganda and Tanzania continue to produce the materials, which are sneaked into the country through the borders,” Prof Wakhungu

FG protests as Ghana deports 723 Nigerians

The federal government has protested inhuman treatment of Nigerians by the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) Nigeria's high commissioner to Ghana, Ambassador Michael Abikoye, said 723 Nigerians have been deported from Ghana between 2018 and 2019 The high commissioner said that 723 Nigerians were deported on alleged illegal stay, cybercrime and prostitution between the January 2018 and January 2019. According to him, 81 Nigerians were deported on alleged cybercrime and illegal stay in January, while 115 have so far been deported in February on the allegation of overstay and prostitution.