ENVIRONNEMENT | ENVIRONMENT

28-Apr-2015 to 20:07

Malawi vows to develop conservation policy

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi will soon develop a comprehensive National Conservation Policy to guide the country on issues of natural resources and wildlife.

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27-Apr-2015 to 10:16

Zuma sends condolences to Nepal after deadly quake

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Jacob Zuma has conveyed a message of condolences to the government and people of Nepal following a massive earthquake that has left over 5,000 people dead -- and still counting -- and the country completely devastated by the disaster, the Presidency said on Monday.

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23-Apr-2015 to 18:58

Gambian retailers criticise impending ban on plastic bags

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Minor retailers of locally made foods and other items in The Gambia have criticised the government's decision to ban the use and importation of plastic bags into the country for environmental reasons.

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23-Apr-2015 to 17:12

Rwanda as world's third greenest country - report

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda is the third greenest country in the world, according to World Travel Guide, an international travelogue for tourists and adventurous travelers.

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23-Apr-2015 to 09:01

Basotho must benefit from “White Gold” - Minister

APA-Maseru (Lesotho) — Lesotho’s new Minister of Water Ralechate ‘Mokose says it is of paramount importance if Basotho are the ones to first benefit from a plethora of water sources locally known as ‘White Gold’.

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22-Apr-2015 to 15:36

Namibia to intensify campaign against poachers - Minister

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — The Namibian government has said it is deploying a helicopter to conduct aerial patrols in game parks as well as train rangers to combat the escalating incidences of poaching.

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22-Apr-2015 to 14:48

Lesotho to fight land degradation – Official

APA-Maseru (Lesotho) — Lesotho deputy Principal Secretary of the Ministry of Forestry and Land Reclamation Seetla Mabaso says his ministry is set to fight land degradation which is a common problem not only in Lesotho but also globally.

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