ENVIRONNEMENT | ENVIRONMENT

29-May-2019 to 11:37

AfDB hosts Zero Emissions Omissions Coalition

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The African Development Bank and the Zero Emissions Omissions Coalition, an advocacy group dedicated to mobilising support for climate change, have met to discuss the Bank’s role in leading clean energy production on the continent and greater transparency on its investments.

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29-May-2019 to 00:02

Imminent drought warning for horn of Africa

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — With prolonged and severe dry spell prediction, a paradigm shift is needed for countries in the Greater Horn of Africa to avert the imminent drought in the region, according to the World Metrological Organization (WMO).

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27-May-2019 to 17:26

Ethiopia embarks on planting four billion trees

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Monday launched an ambitious environmental scheme to plant four billion trees in a bid to head off deforestation across the country.

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27-May-2019 to 13:56

Botswana leader slams western critics of hunting ban lifting

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi has reacted angrily to Western critics of his government’s decision to lift a ban on hunting of elephants that was imposed in 2014.

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23-May-2019 to 18:33

Botswana to issue 400 elephant hunting licenses yearly

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana said late Thursday that the hunting of wildlife will be allowed on a small and strictly controlled basis.

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22-May-2019 to 18:37

Botswana lifts hunting ban

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana has lifted a contentious ban on trophy hunting, a senior official announced on Wednesday.

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20-May-2019 to 23:02

Guinea mobilizes citizens for reforestation

APA-Conakry (Guinea) By Sadjo Diallo — The Guinean Minister of Environment, Water and Forestry, Oye Guilavogui, Monday announced in Conakry plans to update the “Fria” Law to involve all citizens in reforestation activities.

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