ENVIRONNEMENT | ENVIRONMENT

16-May-2019 to 16:21

Botswana experiencing climate change effects – Minister

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana has started experiencing climate change effects that have the potential to cause extreme harm to its citizens, infrastructure and the environment, a senior government official said Thursday.

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15-May-2019 to 18:31

Kenya paid $98m in compensation to wildlife victims since 2013-Official

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The Kenyan government on Wednesday admitted it cannot single-handedly handle the huge number of compensation claims arising from human-wildlife conflict in the country.

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10-May-2019 to 16:36

Poaching threatens African elephants, UN report warns

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — An updated assessment by a United Nations Environment Programme-administered treaty Friday warned that poaching continues to threaten the long-term survival of the African elephant.

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07-May-2019 to 17:31

SADC chair blasts West over elephant management plans

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Chairman and Namibian President Hage Geingob on Tuesday shot a broadside at the West over how the region should manage its elephant population.

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07-May-2019 to 11:00

Botswana rallies neighbours against CITES

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s President Mokgweetsi Masisi said Tuesday that his country and its neighbours cannot continue to be spectators “while others debate and take decisions about our elephants”.

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03-May-2019 to 20:59

World Bank clears $545 for three cyclone-ravaged countries

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — World Bank President David Malpass has announced the disbursement of a total of $545 million to help three countries affected by Cyclone Idai in southern Africa including Mozambique, APA can report on Friday.

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03-May-2019 to 14:34

Botswana blasts biased media reports on elephant conservation

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana on Friday took a swipe at the Western media over what it described as sensational reportage about the alleged plight of elephants while ignoring the impact of the animals on rural communities in the southern African country.

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