ENVIRONNEMENT | ENVIRONMENT

20-May-2020 to 01:15

EU recognizes Nile's strategic importance for Ethiopia

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The European Union (EU) said it fully recognizes the strategic importance of the Nile waters and the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) for Ethiopia.

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09-May-2020 to 10:44

Rwanda's weather watchdog warns of more heavy rains after dozens killed by dow...

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Two days after the downpours has killed 72 people before damaging roads, houses and bridges in several parts accross the country, Rwanda Meteorology Agency has warned that heavy rains could persist up to the end of May, a situation that requires all sectors to adapt to disaster effects that will come as a result.

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28-Apr-2020 to 13:50

Botswana attributes decline in poaching to shoot-to-kill policy

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana's Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources Conservation and Tourism on Tuesday said no new cases of rhino poaching have been reported since the COVID-19 lockdown began early this month.

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18-Apr-2020 to 20:19

Rwanda weather watchdog warns of heavy rains

APA – Kigali (Rwanda) — Heavy rainfall and strong winds are expected in most parts of Rwanda, over the next two days, the meteorological agency warned in its latest weather forecast issued on Saturday.

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02-Apr-2020 to 15:05

Rwanda vows to boost water supply amid urban shortage

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — In Mwendo, a suburb of Rwanda Kigali city, Fatuma Mukamudenge has been struggling to bring water home from neighboring Nyabarongo river, which is about 45 minutes away on foot from her house.

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09-Mar-2020 to 18:40

Desert locust swarm remains alarming in Horn of Africa-FAO

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Desert locust swarm remains extremely alarming in the Horn of Africa, specifically Kenya,Ethiopia and Somalia, FAO said in a statement said on Tuesday.

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03-Mar-2020 to 20:54

4 dead as heavy rains wreak havoc in Rwanda

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — At least Three more people lost their lives after extensive flooding triggered by heavy rains hit several parts of Rwanda's western, northern regions and Kigali, according to officials on Tuesday.

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