ENVIRONNEMENT | ENVIRONMENT

18-Dec-2019 to 15:59

Africa 'feeling COP 25 blues'

APA – Dakar (Senegal) — Negotiations of the 25th UN climate change conference which ended in Madrid, two days after the official closing date of December 13th caused widespread disappointment over the crucial issues, particularly for Africa whose overall expectations remained unmet, according to Mali’s Seyni Nafo, spokesperson for Africa Group.

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15-Dec-2019 to 14:09

Botswana: Hunters in illegal hunting storm surrender licenses

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Two professional hunters who shot and killed a collared elephant have surrendered their hunting licenses, the Botswana government announced on Sunday.

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13-Dec-2019 to 09:03

Botswana gov't livid as hunter kills protected elephant

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana government on Friday reacted angrily to news that a protected male elephant was shot and killed in late November in controlled hunting area in the northern part of the country.

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12-Dec-2019 to 10:43

e-motorbikes: Optimising mobility in Kigali

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — With rechargeable batteries located under their tanks and a few charging stations dotted around Kigali, a new generation of electric motorcycles are quietly plying the city and its outskirts, releasing next to zero carbon emissions or noise pollution.

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11-Dec-2019 to 15:15

Botswana launches national elephant action plan

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources Conservation and Tourism on Wednesday launched its National Elephant Action Plan (NEAP).

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04-Dec-2019 to 18:44

How climate change limits military operations?

APA- Rabat (Morocco) — In addition to exacerbating conflicts, climate change and environmental degradation restrain the scope and efficiency of military operations, particularly in desert regions like the restive Horn of Africa and the Sahel where insurgents regularly raid either barracks or civilian infrastructure.

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04-Dec-2019 to 18:35

Rwanda approves revised master plan for Kigali city

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — A new master plan, which will lay out Kigali’s development roadmap for the next 30 years, was unveiled in the city on Wednesday as municipal authorities emphasize increasing public transport means by at least 70 percent in urban areas.

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