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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09-Mar-2019 to 10:30

Mozambique to forcibly evacuate flood victims

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's National Institute for Disaster Management (INGC) has ordered the forcible removal of people in low-lying areas.

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08-Mar-2019 to 10:40

Botswana to engage neighbours on lifting of hunting ban

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s President Mokgweetsi Masisi says his government will consult neighbouring countries before taking a decision on the recommendations of the cabinet sub-committee on the lifting of a ban on elephant hunting.

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07-Mar-2019 to 14:52

Ethiopia’s Disaster Risk Management Center Conducts Natural Disaster Simulation...

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia’s National Disaster Risk Management Center (NDRMC) conducted a natural disaster simulation exercise to improve Ethiopia’s response to emergencies.

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07-Mar-2019 to 14:47

East African states warned of heavy rainfall between March and May

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The East African region is expected to receive above normal rainfall is in the next few months, a scenario that could expose the region to increased risks of disease outbreaks.

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