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    22-Jun-2018 to 10:01

    Botswana MPs call for lifting of ban on elephant hunting

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s parliament has adopted a motion requesting the government to consider lifting the ban on the hunting of elephants in areas that are not designated as game reserves and national parks, APA learnt on Friday.

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    20-Jun-2018 to 18:23

    Congo to benefit from France’s climate change fund

    APA-Brazzaville (Congo) — Congo will be among the 15 countries that will benefit from the €30 million generated by the French Development Agency (AFD) to support the Paris Agreement (France) in the fight against climate change, APA learned Wednesday from media sources.

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    18-Jun-2018 to 14:51

    Three protesters shot dead in Gambia

    APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Three people have been shot dead ostensibly by paramilitaries during a standoff with protesters demonstrating against sand-mining operations near a Gambian town.

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    14-Jun-2018 to 10:02

    Kenya is world’s least toxic country - Report

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenya is home to the cleanest air in the world, according to a ranking done by the International Energy Association and the World Health Organization.

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    12-Jun-2018 to 12:20

    S/Africa’s Western Cape province heaves sigh of relief ahead of 'Day Zero'

    APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South Africa’s Ministry of Water and Sanitation on Tuesday said last week’s rains in the Western Cape Province had brought some relief as major dams have steadily improved, thereby pushing back “Day Zero” for the region’s water woes supplies.

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    06-Jun-2018 to 17:31

    Mozambique: Ian Kharma to address International Tourism Conference

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Botswana's former President Ian Khama has arrived in the Mozambican capital Maputo, where he will be the keynote speaker at the International Conference on Nature-Based Tourism.

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    05-Jun-2018 to 17:08

    Greenpeace launches environmental activism platform

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — To coincide with World Environment Day June 5, Greenpeace Africa to mark the day has announced the launching of an online campaign platform called VUMA.EARTH.

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