ENVIRONNEMENT | ENVIRONMENT

17-Jan-2020 to 14:41

Strong winds destroy many houses in southern Rwanda

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Strong winds that struck several villages in Huye district, southern Rwanda over the last two days have destroyed 36 houses and three churches leaving other properties also damaged, a senior local government official in the region confirmed to APA on Friday.

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16-Jan-2020 to 15:06

Botswana loses more rhinos as war against poachers slips away

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Poaching of endangered rhinos appears to be reaching crisis levels in Botswana amid reports that the country continues to lose more of its protected animals to poachers, APA learned here on Thursday.

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16-Jan-2020 to 13:03

Heavy rains improve S/Africa’s dam levels

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Following a persistent drought spell in South Africa, dam levels in some parts of the country have begun to improve as a result of current rains, the Ministry of Water and Sanitation announced on Thursday.

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06-Jan-2020 to 09:56

Kenya steps up efforts to contain locust invasion

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The Kenyan government has embarked on aerial pesticide spraying to stop the invasion of desert locusts that have caused destruction of crops in northern Kenya.

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26-Dec-2019 to 09:18

Rwandan municipal authorities warn against disaster-prone areas

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The Mayor of Kigali City, Pudence Rubingisa on Thursday warned residents living in flood-prone areas in several suburbs of the urban settings to urgently relocate to safer areas so as to avoid any form of disasters.

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26-Dec-2019 to 09:03

Rwanda’s Meteorology department warns of more heavy rains

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda Meteorology Agency on Thursday warned that heavy rains could persist up to the end of this week, a situation that requires all sectors to adapt to disaster effects that will come as a result.

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26-Dec-2019 to 09:03

Heavy rains cause flash floods across Rwanda

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Heavy rains hit several parts across Rwanda including the capital city Kigali and its outskirts late Wednesday evening, blocking roads and destroying infrastructures, local administrative officials confirmed Thursday.

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