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    17-Aug-2018 to 15:02

    Rwanda incinerates toxic PCBs

    APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Fear of the health risks caused by Polychlorinated Biphenils (PCBs), a toxic chemical product, prompted Friday Rwandan authorities to incinerate hundreds of litres of the pollutant oil, an official source confirmed in Kigali.

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    17-Aug-2018 to 11:12

    Sierra Leone launches campaign to curb environmental disasters

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone has announced a National Tree Planting campaign to avert an ‘environmental time bomb.’

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    15-Aug-2018 to 13:05

    Sierra Leone: Businesses urged to protect the environment

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Sierra Leone government has urged businesses to strike a balance between profit making and environmental protection.

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    09-Aug-2018 to 06:04

    eSwatini gov’t taken to court over quarantine of imported antelopes

    APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — The government of eSwatini has been taken to court over its decision to quarantine for 30 days some 95 antelopes that were imported from South Africa by a conservation group.

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    07-Aug-2018 to 14:22

    Lesotho issues cold weather alert

    APA-Maseru (Lesotho) — The Lesotho Meteorological Services (LMS) on Tuesday warned of the likelihood of rains and snowy conditions across the country over the next few days.

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    04-Aug-2018 to 16:01

    Kenya to host African judicial luminaries in 2020

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Leaders of African judiciaries meeting in Maputo, Mozambique, have resolved to have the African Judicial Network on Environmental Law hosted by Kenya.

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    04-Aug-2018 to 15:41

    Congo Basin Climate Commission wins OIF backing

    APA-Brazzaville (Congo) — The Director of the Francophonie Institute for Sustainable Development, Jean Pierre Ndoutoum, has pledged to strengthen the human and financial capacities of the Congo Basin Commission, the Congolese Ministry of Tourism and Environment said on Saturday.

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