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    23-Nov-2018 to 16:41

    eSwatini ranger survives lioness attack

    APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — A middle-aged ranger at Hlane Royal National Park in eSwatini was mauled by a lioness on Wednesday afternoon, but miraculously survived, local media reported on Friday.

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    22-Nov-2018 to 15:52

    Africities: Morocco launches climate finance expertise scheme

    APA-Marrakech (Morocco) — Morocco has launched a so-called Sub-national Climate Finance Expertise Program (PEFCLI) aimed at building and implementing a national strategy to fund projects for environmental resilience.

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    22-Nov-2018 to 06:45

    S/Africa: Ministers urge developed states to fulfil $100b climate change pledge

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The 27th BASIC Ministerial Meeting on Climate Change has urged developed countries to fulfil their climate finance commitments of mobilising US$100 billion per annum by 2020 for developing countries, the main victims of climate change in the world.

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    20-Nov-2018 to 15:56

    Africities 2018: Dakar mayor pleads 'eco-friendly' Africa cause

    APA-Marrakesh (By special correspondent Abdourahmane Diallo in Morocco) — African local and regional governments want the continent to turn its back on ecologically irresponsible and socially unjust behaviour in favour of a concept that respects the balance of nature, Dakar's new mayor told the eighth Africities summit which began in the Moroccan city of Marrakesh on Tuesday.

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    19-Nov-2018 to 14:29

    S/Africa observes World Toilet Day

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africans joined the rest of the world on Monday to observe World Toilet Day, a day set aside to highlight the importance of access to proper ways of disposing human waste.

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    15-Nov-2018 to 15:32

    The East African staple threatened by drought

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Ugali as a popular food in Kenya is being threatened by regular and prolonged drought which afflicts countries in the Horn of Africa region.

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    14-Nov-2018 to 13:47

    Kenya welcomes China’s decision to uphold ban on trade in rhino, tiger parts

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenya on Wednesday welcomed China’s decision to rescind its earlier decision to lift its 25-year ban on trade in tiger and rhino parts.

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