ENVIRONNEMENT | ENVIRONMENT

14-Mar-2019 to 19:15

AfDB pledges $25billion to climate finance

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The African Development Bank will double its climate finance commitments for the period 2020-2025, its president announced on Thursday at the One Planet Summit taking place in Nairobi, Kenya.

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14-Mar-2019 to 18:24

Kenya affirms commitment to 10 percent forest cover

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday affirmed Kenya’s commitment to achieving a minimum of 10 percent forest cover by 2022 as part of the country’s efforts to address the challenge of climate change.

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14-Mar-2019 to 12:49

World Bank to scale up climate action in Africa

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The World Bank on Thursday made several announcements to scale up support for both climate adaptation and mitigation in Africa during the third One Planet Summit.

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14-Mar-2019 to 12:24

Kenya hosts stakeholders’ summit to discuss Safari product

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Kenya’s ministry of tourism and wildlife is convening owners and managers of Kenya's leading tourism enterprises, and county government representatives at the African Safari Summit to reimagine the African Safari and unlock innovation in Kenya’s Safari product.

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13-Mar-2019 to 18:09

eSwatini declared safe from Cyclone Idai

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — eSwatini has been cleared of any effects of tropical Cyclone Idai which might make landfall in Mozambique, according to weather forecasts on Wednesday.

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11-Mar-2019 to 13:46

Mozambique braces for tropical cyclone

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique was Monday bracing for a tropical cyclone as a depression builds up in the Indian Ocean, a senior official has warned.

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09-Mar-2019 to 10:46

SA launches environmental programme

APA-East London (South Africa) — While South Africa was one of the most magnificent countries in the world, its beautiful land and coastline drawing millions of tourists, "we are seemingly at war with our planet," South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

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