01-Jul-2022 to 10:40

Western climate vultures eyeing Africa’s proposed oil pipeline?

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — The proposed East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) has become the latest sore thump in Africa’s quest to seek local solutions to its perennial development challenges amid the usual murmurs by Western environmental activists.

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29-Jun-2022 to 09:42

Ex-Botswana leader calls for global ban on hunting trophy imports

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Former Botswana president Ian Khama has appealed to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and other leaders to ban hunting trophy imports as part of a global campaign to save elephants and other animals from extinction.

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24-Jun-2022 to 10:47

World Bank approves $143m to tackle severe drought in Somalia

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The World Bank Thursday said it has approved 143 million U.S. dollars in International Development Assistance (IDA) financing to help vulnerable Somalis tackle severe drought and food insecurity conditions.

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21-Jun-2022 to 10:39

Uganda: Processing fuel from cassava impresses MPs

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Ugandan MPs have been impressed by a company producing ethanol from cassava that will mainly be used for cooking, reducing the pressure on forests through charcoal burning and firewood collection, APA has learnt on Tuesday.

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15-Jun-2022 to 07:35

Concern as poachers kill 11 black rhinos in Namibia

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — At least 11 black rhinos have been poached for their horns in Namibia’s flagship Etosha National Park in the past few weeks, the Ministry of Environment and Tourism said late Tuesday.

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09-Jun-2022 to 09:25

Gambia reaches turning point in energy trajectory

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Renewable energy accounts for 52.4 percent of actual total consumption in The Gambia, a country that has witnessed a historic turning point in its energy poor trajectory.

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18-May-2022 to 12:12

Zimbabwe to host Africa elephant conference

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe will this month host the African Elephant Conservation Conference whose main output is expected to be a ministerial declaration on how the continent can benefit from the delicate balance between conservation and ivory trade.

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