31-Dec-2014 to 10:30

Namibian capital urges residents to slash water consumption

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Authorities in the Namibian capital Windhoek have called on residents to reduce daily water usage by at least 10 percent to ease pressure on the city’s dwindling water reservoirs, state media reported Wednesday.

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31-Dec-2014 to 08:59

Typhoid scare as four cases reported in Zimbabwean capital

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — A new typhoid scare hit the Zimbabwean capital on Tuesday as health officials reported four new cases that have occurred during the past week.

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29-Dec-2014 to 09:22

Heavy rains claim nine lives in Mozambique

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Torrential rains that have pounded Mozambique for the past two weeks have killed nine people in the northern port city of Nacala and destroyed infrastructure, according relief and health officials.

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26-Dec-2014 to 11:44

World Bank supports Mozambique climate resilience programme

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The World Bank has approved a US$50 million facility to support climate change-related reforms proposed under a programme agreed with the Mozambican government, the bank said Friday.

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26-Dec-2014 to 11:30

Flooding damages roads, houses in Cape Town – Official

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South Africa’s National Sea Rescue Institute said rough sea conditions triggered flooding in parts of Cape Town that resulted in damage to several roads and houses on Friday.

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26-Dec-2014 to 11:26

Zimbabwe to export 62 elephants to China, France and UAE

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe plans to export at least 62 live elephants to improve funding of game parks and reduce the population of the animals, wildlife authorities said Friday.

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25-Dec-2014 to 11:52

S/Africa: 150 left homeless in Christmas blazes

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — About 150 people were left homeless when separate fires ravaged shacks in informal settlements near Cape Town and Johannesburg on Christmas Eve and Thursday morning.

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