just now

      DESASTRES | DISASTERS

    14-Dec-2014 to 11:40

    Egypt: 12 dead in Red Sea boat collision

    APA- Cairo (Egypt) — Twelve fishermen are now known to have died in the Red Sea when their boat sank after colliding with a container ship, Egyptian medical officials said.

    Read more

    14-Dec-2014 to 11:09

    Mozambique seeks US$50m for fight against palm tree disease

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Agriculture authorities in Mozambique\'s central province of Zambezi say the government is seeking US$50 million to restore production of palm trees devastated by the devastating yellowing disease, APA learns here on Sunday.

    Read more

    11-Dec-2014 to 08:56

    Botswana Red Cross urges African unity in fight against Ebola

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana Red Cross on Thursday called on Botswana and African countries to find common purpose in the fight against Ebola.

    Read more

    10-Dec-2014 to 12:46

    US donates equipment for fight against rhino poaching in S/Africa

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The United States State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs has donated a trailer containing surveillance and investigative equipment to help South Africa’s Free State Province to fight the illegal trade in fauna and flora as well as rhino poaching, according to the province’s tourism and environment department on Wednesday.

    Read more

    09-Dec-2014 to 12:03

    Mozambique braces for possible floods

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique says it is introducing emerging measures in preparation for a possible flooding between January and March, APA can report on Tuesday.

    Read more

    08-Dec-2014 to 15:08

    Nigerian aviation agency warns pilots over hazy weather conditions

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has warned pilots against embarking on flights in the event of low visibility due to the haze during this period of dry season in Nigeria.

    Read more

    08-Dec-2014 to 12:10

    Minister warns Namibians against harbouring poachers

    APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Environment and Tourism Minister Uahekua Herunga said Namibians who are collaborating with international poaching syndicates must stop this illegal practice or face the wrath of the law, Namibian Sun reported Monday.

    Read more