ENVIRONNEMENT | ENVIRONMENT

15-Mar-2019 to 10:52

Botswana on alert as Cyclone Idai rears ugly head

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana authorities are on high alert as the country is likely to be affected by tropical cyclone Idai that has hit the central part of Mozambique, APA can reveal Friday.

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14-Mar-2019 to 20:06

Mozambique: Homes destroyed as cyclone makes landfall

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — A violent cylone Idai has struck Mozambique´s port city of Beira on Thursday accompanied by flooding rains, damaging winds and storm surge which felled trees, blew rooftops and destroyed hundreds of homes, APA can report.

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14-Mar-2019 to 19:28

Rwandan PM urges Africa to phase-out warming gases

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwandan Prime Minister, Edouard Ngirente, on Thursday urged African nations to deeply define a new development model that is clean, green and climate-friendly in order to complement other existing global strategies and commitments to address climate change.

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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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