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    18-Dec-2018 to 12:05

    Uganda’s aviation authority to ban excess aircraft carbon emissions

    APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Uganda’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA Uganda) will soon start grounding all aircraft with excess carbon emissions that land at any airport within the country.

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    13-Dec-2018 to 16:26

    Kenya: AfDB approves €62.914M loan for Nairobi waste-water services

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The African Development Bank’s board of directors Thursday approved €62.914 million to finance the provision of sustainable waste-water services in Nairobi.

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    13-Dec-2018 to 15:37

    Kenya pioneers solar project to reduce airport emissions

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenya has become the first country in Africa to install a solar system at an airport to reduce aviation carbon emissions by planes during take-off.

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    30-Nov-2018 to 13:28

    Senegal: Official calls for environmental watch mechanism

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Edouard Toure — Mamadou Lamine Guisse, Secretary General at the ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development (MEDD), recommended Thursday in Dakar the establishment of a system of environmental monitoring, ahead of the exploitation of the oil and gas resources discovered in Senegal.

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    28-Nov-2018 to 16:12

    30, 000 in the lurch in drought-hit Botswana

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Permanent Secretary in Botswana’s Environment, Natural Resources Conservation and Tourism Ministry, Thato Raphaka, has warned that over 30, 000 people have been hit by El Nino induced drought.

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    27-Nov-2018 to 13:17

    Climate change: Botswana compiles report ahead of COP24

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Ahead of the high-level climate change meeting to be held in Poland Botswana has compiled a report detailing how climate change has hindered its efforts to eradicate poverty, APA learnt on Tuesday.

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    27-Nov-2018 to 13:07

    S/Africa: Eight arrested for possession of lion bones, meat

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Eight people have been arrested in South African in connection with the illegal possession of lion meat and bones at a farm outside the city of Klerksdorp in the North West Province, the police have said.

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