06-Mar-2015 to 18:28

S/Africa: Cash injection for rhino protection project

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African National Parks (SANParks) has allocated $240,000 to the country’s Rhino Protection Programme (RPP) to assist with the care of injured and orphaned rhinos as a result of poaching, APA can report Friday.

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06-Mar-2015 to 15:02

Mozambique downgrades flood alert

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The government of Mozambique has downgraded the state of alertness from red to orange, the local media reported on Friday.

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06-Mar-2015 to 14:55

Extreme weather conditions a threat to SADC economy – Minister

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwean Foreign Minister Simbarashe Mumbengegwi has warned that the increased frequency and intensity of floods and other extreme weather events in southern Africa is expected to adversely affect the agriculture-dependent regional economy.

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06-Mar-2015 to 13:39

Namibian MP calls for extradition agreement with Angola to combat poaching

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — The Namibian parliament has urged the ministries of Justice and Home Affairs to initiate bilateral talks with their Angolan counterpart on extradition in order to effectively combat cross-border wildlife crimes.

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04-Mar-2015 to 16:31

Africa’s climate adaptation costs to hit $50 billion -UNEP

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Africa, the continent with warming deviating most rapidly from "normal" conditions, could see climate change adaptation costs rise to $50 billion per year by 2050, even assuming international efforts keep global warming below 2°C this century, according to a new United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) report.

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04-Mar-2015 to 08:52

Zuma commends firefighters battling Cape Town inferno

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — As fire fighters continued to battle a blaze in Cape Town that started on Sunday, President Jacob Zuma has praised the bravery and hard work of the men and women who have been working around the clock to contain the inferno in the city’s picturesque mountain terrains.

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27-Feb-2015 to 10:29

Japan offers US$1.2m for Mozambique disaster management

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Japanese government has pledged to provide US$1.2 million to Mozambique in a technical assistance project to strengthen the institutional capacity in managing water-related disaster risks in the southern African country, APA learns here on Friday.

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