ENVIRONNEMENT | ENVIRONMENT

09-Apr-2015 to 14:29

Animal rights activists protest Zimbabwe elephant sales

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe was Thursday targeted by South African protesters demanding that his government stops the sale of baby elephants to three countries.

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30-Mar-2015 to 20:15

Malawi to destroy 4-ton ivory stockpile

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The Malawi Department of National Parks and Wildlife is expected to burn four metric tons of seized ivory worth US$7.5 million at an event to mark World Wildlife Day in the capital Lilongwe.

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30-Mar-2015 to 15:26

Mozambican police announce seizure of 17 rhino horns

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Police in Mozambique have seized 17 rhino horns in the industrial city of Matola near the capital Maputo, APA learns here Monday.

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30-Mar-2015 to 15:06

Botswana activists call on UN to address poaching

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Participants at the just-ended Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference have called upon the UN General Assembly to address the illegal wildlife trade at its 69th Session, APA learnt here on Monday.

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30-Mar-2015 to 10:48

Botswana NGO blasts conservationists over poaching policies

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Survival International director Stephen Corry said Monday that it is utterly irresponsible for conservationists and politicians to call for tougher law enforcement against “poaching” without clearly acknowledging that tribal subsistence hunters are not “poachers”.

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27-Mar-2015 to 18:23

Germany gives €13m to IGAD fund

APA- Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The German Economic Cooperation and Development has announced a €13 million fund for the Inter-governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) during a signing ceremony between the two in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa.

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27-Mar-2015 to 13:02

Maputo city council seeks US$18m for flood damage rehabilitation

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Maputo mayor David Simango says the city council is seeking US$18 million to rebuild infrastructure damaged by storms and flash flooding in January.

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