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    15-Mar-2018 to 16:20

    African leaders galvanise support for EU ivory trade ban

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Leaders of a number of African countries are meeting in Botswana to mobilise support for a petition demanding that the European Union ends its ivory trade.

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    12-Mar-2018 to 18:28

    OMVS secures $245m for water project - official

    APA - Dakar (Senegal) — A total of $245 million has been secured by the Organization for the Development of the Senegal River (OMVS) to expedite the second phase of its Integrated Water Resources and Multipurpose Use Project (PGIRE 2), the body’s chief announced n Dakar on Monday.

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    11-Mar-2018 to 11:26

    Mozambique:Tanzanian fishermen arrested for turtle poaching

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's Quirimbas National Park authorities in Cabo Delgado province said on Sunday they have arrested of over 20 Tanzanian fishermen for allegedly decimating marine turtle in the region.

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    08-Mar-2018 to 22:36

    Mozambique's Forestry sector earns $31m in revenue

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's national forest director, Xavier Sakombeira says his department earned $31 million in revenue up from $10 million the previous year, APA can report on Thursday.

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    08-Mar-2018 to 11:08

    Minister urges S/African youth to participate in wildlife economy

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has encouraged the youth to pursue careers that would enable them to participate meaningfully in the country’s rich wildlife economy.

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    07-Mar-2018 to 18:36

    Bustards reintroduced to Mauritania

    APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Hundreds of bustards or Canadian goose have been reintroduced to Mauritania’s northern region of Tiris Zemmour where their population had dwindled due to drought and over-hunting.

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    03-Mar-2018 to 14:16

    S/African NGO to help rehabiltate Mozambican national park

    APA-Inhambane (Mozambique) — South African-based non-governmental organization, African Parks, has agreed to invest US$8 million over the next five years for the restoration of the Bazaruto Archipelago National Park in Mozambique’s Inhambane province.

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