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    05-Dec-2017 to 20:13

    Mozambique: $80m from W/Bank to mitigate climate change

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The World Bank says it will provide $80 million to Mozambique's Natural Disaster Management (INGC) to finance disaster risk management in the southern African country.

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    05-Dec-2017 to 17:30

    Kenya plastic ban attracts int'l praise

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday officially opened the third United Nations Environment Assembly in Nairobi where his country received praise for banning the manufacture and use of plastic packaging both at industrial and domestic levels.

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    04-Dec-2017 to 12:32

    World gathers in Nairobi to tackle global menace of pollution

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Over 4,000 heads of state, ministers, business leaders, UN officials and civil society representatives gathered on Monday for the third UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi to tackle the global menace of pollution.

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    29-Nov-2017 to 09:58

    AfDB to help four SADC countries address water challenges

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The African Development Bank has pledged a grant of €2.3 million towards a feasibility study for four countries in the Southern African Development Community region as part of efforts to address water supply challenges, APA learnt here Wednesday.

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    23-Nov-2017 to 17:03

    Mozambique mulls return to hippo hunting

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The General Manager of Mozambique’s National Administration of Conservation Areas (ANAC), Bartolomeu Soto says his country is in favour of resuming limited sports hunting of hippopotamus.

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    13-Nov-2017 to 17:09

    Ghanaian leader spearheads bid to tackle filth

    APA-Accra (Ghana) — Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo on Monday launched an ambitious plan to tackle the country’s clogging filth.

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    12-Nov-2017 to 14:43

    Contraband ivory stockpile, parrots impounded in Cameroon

    APA – Douala (Cameroon) — Two hundred ivories, one hundred parrots and thousands of pangolin scales have been impounded in Cameroon by the mobile intervention group (GMI) as they were being smuggled out of the country through the commercial and economic capital, Douala.

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