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    21-Dec-2017 to 19:52

    OMVS still world’s best river basin - Report

    APA - Dakar (Senegal) — The 2017 Water Cooperation Quotient Report ranks the Organization for the Development of the Senegal River (OMVS) as the world’s best river basin for the second time in a row after 2015, APA can report on Thursday.

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    19-Dec-2017 to 12:22

    Tanzania cuts license for elephant hunting

    APA-Arusha- Tanzania — Tanzania Wildlife Management Authority (TAWA), officer in charge Violet Musika has on Tuesday said that Tanzania is currently only issuing 100 elephant hunting licenses annually as way of safeguarding the species.

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    13-Dec-2017 to 18:45

    Gambia impounds timber logs bound for export

    APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Gambia government has confirmed the seizure of logs of timber as they were bound for export from different parts of the country.

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    09-Dec-2017 to 17:04

    Burkina Faso hosts 2nd Int’l symposium on STE

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The 2nd edition of the International Symposium on Science and Technology (SIST) held on December 4-8, 2017 under the theme: “Climate change and Preservation of Natural Resources”, ended Friday in Ouagadougou.

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    09-Dec-2017 to 11:02

    EC announces 15M Euro emergency aid to Ethiopia

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The European Commission on Friday announced a new emergency assistance of ϵ15 million to Ethiopia to help food insecure people, due to extended drought in the Somali and Oromia states of the country.

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    06-Dec-2017 to 13:49

    Congo Basin countries record CFA150bn annual tax loss

    APA-Douala (Cameroon) — Tax losses sustained each year by countries of the Congo Basin due to the illegal exploitation of forests are estimated at 150 billion CFA francs, according to sources on Wednesday.

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    06-Dec-2017 to 08:37

    Minister urges S/Africa’s private sector to invest in water sector

    APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has called on the country’s private sector to partner with government to invest in the water sector in order to address challenges experienced in the water and sanitation space.

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