ENVIRONNEMENT | ENVIRONMENT

24-Jan-2020 to 11:46

Rare migratory bird lands in Kenya from Finland

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — A rare migratory bird known as Osprey has flown to Kenya, covering a distance of 6,948 kilometers or 4,317 miles to land in Siaya County in west region, the Kenya Wildlife Service(KWS) have disclosed.

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23-Jan-2020 to 08:22

Botswana announces fees for ozone-depleting substances

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana on Thursday announced that it was introducing fees for permits for those wishing to import and export ozone depleting substances.

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22-Jan-2020 to 16:13

Queen Elizabeth to support conservation of Kenya’s Mau forest

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The campaign to raise global awareness on the need to conserve Kenya's water towers has received an enormous boost after the largest indigenous mountain forest in East Africa, Mau Forest Complex (MFC) in Rift Valley was admitted to the Queen's Commonwealth Canopy (QCC).

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17-Jan-2020 to 14:41

Strong winds destroy many houses in southern Rwanda

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Strong winds that struck several villages in Huye district, southern Rwanda over the last two days have destroyed 36 houses and three churches leaving other properties also damaged, a senior local government official in the region confirmed to APA on Friday.

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16-Jan-2020 to 15:06

Botswana loses more rhinos as war against poachers slips away

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Poaching of endangered rhinos appears to be reaching crisis levels in Botswana amid reports that the country continues to lose more of its protected animals to poachers, APA learned here on Thursday.

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16-Jan-2020 to 13:03

Heavy rains improve S/Africa’s dam levels

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Following a persistent drought spell in South Africa, dam levels in some parts of the country have begun to improve as a result of current rains, the Ministry of Water and Sanitation announced on Thursday.

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06-Jan-2020 to 09:56

Kenya steps up efforts to contain locust invasion

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The Kenyan government has embarked on aerial pesticide spraying to stop the invasion of desert locusts that have caused destruction of crops in northern Kenya.

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