07-Mar-2017 to 18:03

Cameroon’s far north municipalities receive CFA1.5 billion grant

APA - Douala (Cameroon) — The Bank of the Communes, better known as the Special Fund for Intercommunal Equipment and Intervention (FEICOM), has awarded a CFA1.5 billion grant to ten municipalities in the Far North region of Cameroon, where insurgents from Nigeria’s militant sect Boko Haram have been active, officials said on Tuesday.

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16-Feb-2017 to 20:57

Thousands of ruminants destocked in drought-hit Ethiopia

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Tens of thousands of goats and sheep are being destocked in drought hit pastoralist areas of Ethiopia where 5.6 million people are in need of emergency food assistance, an official disclosed on Thursday.

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05-Feb-2017 to 09:52

Mozambique, S/Africa evaluate joint campaign against poaching

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's National Conservation Areas Administration (ANAC) and its South African counterpart have met in the capital, Maputo to evaluate progress and efforts being undertaken by the two sides in the fight against poaching in the world's largest animal kingdom, the Great Limpopo Trans-frontier Park APA learnt on Sunday.

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03-Feb-2017 to 17:50

Nigeria: Task force on Food Security holds inaugural meeting

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Task Force on Food Security constituted by the Federal Government on Wednesday held its inaugural meeting on Friday in Abuja despite widespread criticisms by some Nigerian economists and industry leaders of the futility of the task force.

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02-Feb-2017 to 17:32

Douala’s urban facelift requires CFA1,500 billion

APA - Douala (Cameroon) — The Urban Community of Douala (CUD) said it needs CFA1500 billion to fund the urban development of Cameroon’s economic metropolis by 2025, notably the land use plan responding to the appropriate urban planning standards, APA learnt Thursday at the end of the first reflection session on the establishment of a Mixed-Economy Society (SEM).

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01-Feb-2017 to 18:26

Namibia dehorns rhinos to discourage poaching

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — In a bid to save black rhinos, Namibia’s Ministry of Tourism and Environment has so far dehorned 451 black rhinos at a cost of over N$14.5 million ($1.08 million) since 2014.

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19-Jan-2017 to 22:39

Norwegian bank approves CFAF38bn loan for potable water in Cameroon

APA – Douala (Cameroon) — The government of Cameroon and GIEK Bank of Norway have signed an agreement under which this banking institution has approved a loan of nearly CFA 38 billion francs for the supply of drinking water in Cameroon, APA learnt Thursday at the ministry of Economy, Planning and Land Management (MINEPAT).

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