07-May-2019 to 17:31

SADC chair blasts West over elephant management plans

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Chairman and Namibian President Hage Geingob on Tuesday shot a broadside at the West over how the region should manage its elephant population.

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07-May-2019 to 11:00

Botswana rallies neighbours against CITES

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s President Mokgweetsi Masisi said Tuesday that his country and its neighbours cannot continue to be spectators “while others debate and take decisions about our elephants”.

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03-May-2019 to 20:59

World Bank clears $545 for three cyclone-ravaged countries

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — World Bank President David Malpass has announced the disbursement of a total of $545 million to help three countries affected by Cyclone Idai in southern Africa including Mozambique, APA can report on Friday.

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03-May-2019 to 14:34

Botswana blasts biased media reports on elephant conservation

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana on Friday took a swipe at the Western media over what it described as sensational reportage about the alleged plight of elephants while ignoring the impact of the animals on rural communities in the southern African country.

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01-May-2019 to 12:44

Liberia: Hunter arrested over killing of four elephants

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Wardens of the Forestry Development Authority (FDA) in Sinoe County have confirmed the arrest and handing over to the Liberia National Police of a hunter

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29-Apr-2019 to 14:33

Botswana poised to host crucial elephant summit

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi and some neighbouring heads of state will hold an Elephant summit in the tourism town of Kasane in northern Botswana on 7th May, an event in which crucial decisions will be made will affect the fate of the animal, APA learned Monday.

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27-Apr-2019 to 15:30

Rwanda issues early warning on Cyclone Kenneth

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda is closely monitoring the impact of the second major Cyclone Kenneth to hit Mozambique, the country's meteorological department said in a statement made available to APA in Kigali on Saturday.

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