ENVIRONNEMENT | ENVIRONMENT

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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10-Mar-2015 to 07:51

Flash floods cut off roads in northern Mozambique

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Heavy rains pounding the northern Mozambican province of Nampula have cut off road traffic between the village headquarters of Mossuril district and the tourist resort of Chocas Mar, state radio reported Tuesday.

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