ENVIRONNEMENT | ENVIRONMENT

28-Apr-2020 to 13:50

Botswana attributes decline in poaching to shoot-to-kill policy

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana's Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources Conservation and Tourism on Tuesday said no new cases of rhino poaching have been reported since the COVID-19 lockdown began early this month.

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18-Apr-2020 to 20:19

Rwanda weather watchdog warns of heavy rains

APA – Kigali (Rwanda) — Heavy rainfall and strong winds are expected in most parts of Rwanda, over the next two days, the meteorological agency warned in its latest weather forecast issued on Saturday.

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02-Apr-2020 to 15:05

Rwanda vows to boost water supply amid urban shortage

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — In Mwendo, a suburb of Rwanda Kigali city, Fatuma Mukamudenge has been struggling to bring water home from neighboring Nyabarongo river, which is about 45 minutes away on foot from her house.

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09-Mar-2020 to 18:40

Desert locust swarm remains alarming in Horn of Africa-FAO

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Desert locust swarm remains extremely alarming in the Horn of Africa, specifically Kenya,Ethiopia and Somalia, FAO said in a statement said on Tuesday.

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03-Mar-2020 to 20:54

4 dead as heavy rains wreak havoc in Rwanda

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — At least Three more people lost their lives after extensive flooding triggered by heavy rains hit several parts of Rwanda's western, northern regions and Kigali, according to officials on Tuesday.

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02-Mar-2020 to 14:21

Senegal: Leaping from fossil fuel to clean energy

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — In the aftermath of its ratification of the Paris Climate Agreement, Senegal is attempting to make a giant leap from fossil fuel to embrace clean energy by more than 90 percent.

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02-Mar-2020 to 12:21

Thies Region as Senegal's renewable energy hub

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Of the nine power plants (solar and wind) that supply clean energy to Senegal, six are situated in the Region of Thies, located 70 km east of Dakar.

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