ENVIRONNEMENT | ENVIRONMENT

29-Apr-2019 to 14:33

Botswana poised to host crucial elephant summit

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi and some neighbouring heads of state will hold an Elephant summit in the tourism town of Kasane in northern Botswana on 7th May, an event in which crucial decisions will be made will affect the fate of the animal, APA learned Monday.

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27-Apr-2019 to 15:30

Rwanda issues early warning on Cyclone Kenneth

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda is closely monitoring the impact of the second major Cyclone Kenneth to hit Mozambique, the country's meteorological department said in a statement made available to APA in Kigali on Saturday.

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26-Apr-2019 to 16:54

Kenya airways cancels flights to Maroni, Dzaoudzi

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Kenya Airways has announced it has cancelled flights to Moroni, the capital of Comoros because of severe weather.

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25-Apr-2019 to 14:04

Kenya’s weather forecast body says Cyclone Kenneth won’t hit

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The Kenya Meteorological Department on Thursday allayed fears that Cyclone Kenneth will hit the Kenyan coast, noting that Cyclones cannot come close to the equator.

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24-Apr-2019 to 17:28

Mozambique, neighbours prepare ahead of another cyclone

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Teams of Red Cross and Red Crescent volunteers are on alert as Cyclone Kenneth makes its way to Comoros and potentially on to Tanzania and Mozambique.

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22-Apr-2019 to 17:17

UN-Habitat opens regional office in Egypt

APA-Cairo (Egypt) — Assem Al-Jazzar, Egypt's Minister of Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities, has inaugurated the United Nations Human Settlements Program (UN-Habitat) Regional Office in the country.

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18-Apr-2019 to 18:09

Climate change as obstacle to SDGs - Official

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Climate change can seriously impede Africa’s quest to achieve all the 17 sustainable development goals that address global challenges, including poverty, inequality, climate, environmental degradation, prosperity, and peace and justice.

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