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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26-Feb-2015 to 21:08

Malawi’s uranium miners exposed to radiation - report

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Workers and the community around Kayerekera Uranium Mine in Karonga, Malawi are exposed to radiation which puts them at risk of cancer, a report seen by APA on Thursday.

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25-Feb-2015 to 18:31

Botswana: Bushmen lawyer spearheads hunting ban discourse

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — British human rights lawyer Gordon Bennett and activist Jumanda Gakelebonye will Thursday host a discourse in Johannesburg, South Africa to discuss the Botswana government’s hunting ban on Basarwa, APA learnt on Wednesday.

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24-Feb-2015 to 10:55

Botswana anti-poaching efforts bearing fruit – Minister

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s Environment, Wildlife and Tourism Minister Tshekedi Khama on Tuesday said the latest wildlife census showed that government’s efforts against poaching were bearing fruit.

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17-Feb-2015 to 12:56

Cuban water experts arrive in S/Africa for duty

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has welcomed 34 Cuban water experts who are in the country to share their skills to improve the quality of water, her office said Tuesday.

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17-Feb-2015 to 10:00

Mozambique cholera death toll rises to 28

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The death toll from Mozambique’s cholera outbreak has risen 28 from 19 last week while more than 2,400 others have been infected, health officials have revealed.

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16-Feb-2015 to 15:23

Malawi raises US$27m towards flood response

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi’s Department of Disaster Management and Affairs (DODMA) announced Monday that it has so far raised $27 million towards flood disaster response.

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