ENVIRONNEMENT | ENVIRONMENT

09-Mar-2020 to 18:40

Desert locust swarm remains alarming in Horn of Africa-FAO

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Desert locust swarm remains extremely alarming in the Horn of Africa, specifically Kenya,Ethiopia and Somalia, FAO said in a statement said on Tuesday.

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03-Mar-2020 to 20:54

4 dead as heavy rains wreak havoc in Rwanda

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — At least Three more people lost their lives after extensive flooding triggered by heavy rains hit several parts of Rwanda's western, northern regions and Kigali, according to officials on Tuesday.

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02-Mar-2020 to 14:21

Senegal: Leaping from fossil fuel to clean energy

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — In the aftermath of its ratification of the Paris Climate Agreement, Senegal is attempting to make a giant leap from fossil fuel to embrace clean energy by more than 90 percent.

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02-Mar-2020 to 12:21

Thies Region as Senegal's renewable energy hub

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Of the nine power plants (solar and wind) that supply clean energy to Senegal, six are situated in the Region of Thies, located 70 km east of Dakar.

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27-Feb-2020 to 08:50

Cote d’Ivoire: Nestlé to recycle plastic waste

APA - Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — The food-processing firm, Nestlé Cote d’Ivoire, on February 25, 2020 in Abidjan, signed a partnership agreement with the National Waste Management Agency (ANAGED) for better management and recycling of plastic waste in the country.

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26-Feb-2020 to 16:35

Kenya’s market for waste water treatment expected to grow in next five years

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Leading water and energy solutions provider in East Africa, Davis & Shirtliff sees water and wastewater treatment market growing significantly in Kenya over the next five years, buoyed by depleting fresh water reserves and a rise in industrial activities.

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26-Feb-2020 to 15:03

Locusts: UN wants more funding to fight swarms in East Africa

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The United Nations has called for more funding to help fight huge swarms of desert locusts sweeping through East Africa.

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