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    13-Feb-2019 to 19:13

    Mozambique: W/Bank provides $50m to head off carbon emission, deforestation

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The World Bank has agreed to provide Mozambique with $50 million in return for cutting carbon emissions and reducing deforestation, APA can report on Wednesday.

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    13-Feb-2019 to 17:58

    New frog species discovered in Ethiopia

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — A new species of puddle frog has been found in a previously unexplored mountain in southwestern Ethiopia, APA learned on Wednesday.

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    12-Feb-2019 to 16:53

    Botswana on high alert over heavy floods

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The authorities in Botswana are on high alert as the department of meteorological services on Tuesday issued a statement warning of heavy floods across the country.

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    12-Feb-2019 to 15:00

    Gambian First Lady heads African crusade against plastic pollution

    ​APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The African Union Commission has appointed Gambian First Lady, Fatoumata Bah-Barrow to head its war on plastics which are polluting the continent.

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    06-Feb-2019 to 17:21

    Uganda prosecutes Vietnamese pair over ivory-smuggling

    APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has taken up the prosecution of two Vietnamese nationals who were arrested by Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) customs officials in possession of elephant ivory and pangolin scales.

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    05-Feb-2019 to 22:00

    Eskom emission record under fire from Greenpeace

    APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Greenpeace Africa submitted comments to Naledzi Environmental Consultants [1] opposing Eskom's application for postponements and suspensions from complying with South Africa's Minimum Emission Standards (MES).

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    05-Feb-2019 to 10:38

    eSwatini braces for Cyclone Funani

    APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — eSwatini is bracing for the Meteorological Services Department say is a vicious tropical Cyclone Funani by Saturday.

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