ENVIRONNEMENT | ENVIRONMENT

20-Mar-2015 to 13:18

Mozambique collects data for post-flood reconstruction

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Mozambican government says it will complete a systematic collection of the data needed for post-flood reconstruction in the affected central and northern provinces, APA learns here on Friday.

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19-Mar-2015 to 19:22

Ethiopia destroys illegal tusks, ivory products

APA-Addis Ababa Ethiopia — Ethiopia is burning 6.1 metric tons of intercepted elephants’ tusks and ivory products tomorrow for the first time, the Country’s Wild Life and Conservation Authority disclosed.

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18-Mar-2015 to 10:36

Botswana readies for looming food shortage

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s Acting Agriculture Minister Patrick Ralotsia on Wednesday assured the nation that government would do everything possible to minimise the impact of the looming food shortage.

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16-Mar-2015 to 15:41

Kenya steps up efforts to curb elephant poaching

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenya has teamed up with the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) in a unique initiative designed to lead to a breakthrough in the elephant poaching crisis the country is facing.

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13-Mar-2015 to 10:18

SADC states commemorate national water weeks

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — The Southern African Development (SADC) is holding National Water Weeks in each of the 15 member states to gather input towards the formulation of the fourth phase of a Regional Water Programme, the organisation said Friday.

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11-Mar-2015 to 11:08

Malawi to account for all flood donations

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi’s Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DODMA) said Wednesday that it will publish a list of all donations made towards victims of floods that affected the country early this year.

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10-Mar-2015 to 11:00

S/Africa: Minister, mayor in tribute to hero pilot

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South African Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has sent condolences to the family of NGO Working on Fire helicopter pilot, Hendrik Willem Marais, who has been killed in a helicopter crash while he and his colleagues were fighting a raging fire at Olifantsbos area in Cape Town’s Cape Point Nature Reserve.

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