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    22-Aug-2018 to 07:38

    “Day Zero” averted as Cape Town’s water levels rise

    APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — Residents of South Africa’s mother city and tourism mecca – Cape Town – are breathing a sigh of relief following heavy rains that have raised the city’s dam levels to over the 60 percent mark.

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    17-Aug-2018 to 15:02

    Rwanda incinerates toxic PCBs

    APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Fear of the health risks caused by Polychlorinated Biphenils (PCBs), a toxic chemical product, prompted Friday Rwandan authorities to incinerate hundreds of litres of the pollutant oil, an official source confirmed in Kigali.

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    17-Aug-2018 to 11:12

    Sierra Leone launches campaign to curb environmental disasters

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone has announced a National Tree Planting campaign to avert an ‘environmental time bomb.’

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    15-Aug-2018 to 13:05

    Sierra Leone: Businesses urged to protect the environment

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Sierra Leone government has urged businesses to strike a balance between profit making and environmental protection.

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    09-Aug-2018 to 06:04

    eSwatini gov’t taken to court over quarantine of imported antelopes

    APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — The government of eSwatini has been taken to court over its decision to quarantine for 30 days some 95 antelopes that were imported from South Africa by a conservation group.

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    07-Aug-2018 to 14:22

    Lesotho issues cold weather alert

    APA-Maseru (Lesotho) — The Lesotho Meteorological Services (LMS) on Tuesday warned of the likelihood of rains and snowy conditions across the country over the next few days.

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    04-Aug-2018 to 16:01

    Kenya to host African judicial luminaries in 2020

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Leaders of African judiciaries meeting in Maputo, Mozambique, have resolved to have the African Judicial Network on Environmental Law hosted by Kenya.

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