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    20-Oct-2014 to 19:30

    Gambia to review environmental protection plans

    APA-Banjul (Gambia) — The Gambia government through the National Environment Agency (NEA), has revealed plans to review and upgrade its national implementation of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs).

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    19-Oct-2014 to 11:20

    Access to sanitation in Nigeria stands at 41% - official

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Director, Water Quality Control and Sanitation of Nigeria’s Ministry of Water Resources, Mr. Samuel Ome, says that basic access to sanitation in Nigeria still stands at 41 percent coverage.

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    17-Oct-2014 to 18:57

    S/Sudan: Oil leaks cause pollution fears

    APA-Juba (South Sudan) — Oil leaks from damaged pipelines due to the protracted conflict in South Sudan have caused widespread fears of environmental pollution in the country.

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    16-Oct-2014 to 17:13

    Malawi regions hit by earth tremor

    APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi has experienced earth tremors in some part of its south and northern regions.

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    11-Oct-2014 to 11:57

    Lagos State declares October 15 “Horn Free Day’’

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Lagos State Government has declared October 15, 2014 as “Horn Free Day” as part of measures to sensitise residents about the harmful effects of noise pollution.

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    08-Oct-2014 to 14:58

    Namibia to invest in marine resources protection – Pohamba

    APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Namibia’s President Hifikepunye Pohamba on Wednesday said his government will continue investing in the protection of the country’s marine resources currently threatened by climate change and other environmental challenges.

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    08-Oct-2014 to 11:40

    S/Africa: Six held for rhino poaching

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Six suspected rhino poachers have been arrested in two separate incidents in the world-famous Kruger National Park, the South African National Parks (SANParks) said on Wednesday.

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