ENVIRONNEMENT | ENVIRONMENT

22-Jan-2015 to 15:27

Zambezi commission fully operational after recruitment

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — The Permanent Zambezi Watercourse Commission (ZAMCOM) Secretariat has been established and is fully operational in Harare following the appointment of an executive secretary and other staff members, a spokesperson said Thursday.

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22-Jan-2015 to 12:07

UN scaling up support to flood-ravaged Malawi

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The United Nations and its humanitarian partners are supporting the government-led response to Malawi’s flood crisis, an official said Thursday.

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22-Jan-2015 to 08:56

Mozambique\'s Licungo River rescinds, flood alert remains

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique\'s National Water Board (DNA) says the water levels of the Licungo River in the central province of Zambezia continue to fall but the lower reaches of the water body in other parts of the district remain flooded.

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20-Jan-2015 to 14:35

S/Africa, Zambia assist Malawi flood victims

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — South Africa and Zambia have provided a helicopter and US$20,000 to assist people affected by floods due to heavy rains in Malawi.

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20-Jan-2015 to 10:57

S/African soldiers making progress in Moz rescue mission - SANDF

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African soldiers sent to Mozambique to assist in a flood rescue mission are making good progress in the flood-hit neighbouring country, a senior official from the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) said on Tuesday.

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20-Jan-2015 to 08:54

Mozambique floods death toll rises to 84

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The death toll from floods that have ravaged Mozambique during the past 10 days has risen to 84 and affected 118,000 others, the country’s relief agency said on Tuesday.

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19-Jan-2015 to 19:08

Botswana: Poor wages blamed for immigrant poaching

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Some immigrants who come to Botswana with the intention of earning an honest living end up resorting to poaching due to poor wages, said Oreeditse Moseki, Detective Assistant Superintendent of Police on Monday.

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