ENVIRONNEMENT | ENVIRONMENT

28-Nov-2019 to 15:33

Botswana: Learning to live with frequent droughts

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Batswana have become accustomed to frequent dry spells to such an extent that droughts are now more like second nature, literary.

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27-Nov-2019 to 14:20

Is Botswana losing battle against rhino poaching?

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Rhinos have become the latest of Botswana’s endangered species being targeted by poachers who seem to have found a way of evading law enforcement agents in the Okavango Delta in the north of the country.

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25-Nov-2019 to 14:59

Drought-prone Botswana launches climate smart agriculture tool

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Drought-prone Botswana has developed a tool for promoting the use of smart agriculture techniques to beat the challenges posed by climate change, APA learnt here on Monday.

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21-Nov-2019 to 15:40

Past rainy seasons made 2 million victims in Africa - WB

APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — The recent rainy seasons in Africa have affected “over two million people” due to floods and displaced over 500,000 others, the Director of Operations of the World Bank (WB) in Ivory Coast, Benin, Togo, and Guinea, Coralie Gevers has said.

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20-Nov-2019 to 16:42

54 percent of Ivorians live in cities

APA - Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — Ivory Coast has 54 percent of its population living in cities, with a high concentration in Abidjan, which hosts 5.5 million inhabitants, President, Alassane Ouattara told the G20 Conference on German Direct Investment in Africa on Tuesday.

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20-Nov-2019 to 16:00

Buhari signs order to stop open defecation

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday signed an Executive Order entitled on Open Defecation-Free Nigeria by 2025 and Other Related Matters Order.

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19-Nov-2019 to 06:00

Botswana’s Masisi blasts CITES for continued ban on ivory trade

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi has fired a broadside at the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) over its decision to reject his country’s proposal to resume trade in ivory.

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