ENVIRONNEMENT | ENVIRONMENT

12-Aug-2019 to 12:36

Botswana in bid to benefit from UN climate fund

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — In a bid to fit climate change into all of its development drive, Botswana has launched a nationwide invitation for civil society to submit proposals for accreditation to the UN Climate Change Adaptation Fund.

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10-Aug-2019 to 16:55

Scanning the Gambian sky for rain

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — In his religious sermon shortly before leading Friday prayers, Imam Salifu Mbye entreats his hushed congregation in Sinchu Alhagie, 14km south of the Gambian capital Banjul to cup hands together and implore the high heavens for much needed rain.

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09-Aug-2019 to 11:03

Three Rwandans win African Ranger Awards

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Three Rwandan park rangers are among 50 park rangers who named recipients of the 2019 African Rangers Awards.

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05-Aug-2019 to 17:08

Mild quake hits Kigali and environs

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — A mild quake lasting for several minutes was felt in the Rwandan capital city Kigali and its outskirts on Monday, but there was no reported damage, according to the state disaster management department.

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31-Jul-2019 to 16:35

Botswana: Borrowing a leaf from Ethiopia's tree-planting PM

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The authorities in Botswana are set to borrow a leaf from Ethiopia's tree-planting Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed by getting their hands dirty and head off climate change in the drought-prone southern African country .

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31-Jul-2019 to 14:28

Kenya maintains push for ivory markets' closure

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Kenya’s First Lady Margaret Kenyatta on Wednesday reaffirmed Kenya’s push for the closure of all ivory trade markets across the world.

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29-Jul-2019 to 20:37

Ethiopians set new world record for trees planted in one day

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopians have set a new world record for trees planted in one day.

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