ENVIRONNEMENT | ENVIRONMENT

12-Feb-2019 to 16:53

Botswana on high alert over heavy floods

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The authorities in Botswana are on high alert as the department of meteorological services on Tuesday issued a statement warning of heavy floods across the country.

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12-Feb-2019 to 15:00

Gambian First Lady heads African crusade against plastic pollution

​APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The African Union Commission has appointed Gambian First Lady, Fatoumata Bah-Barrow to head its war on plastics which are polluting the continent.

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06-Feb-2019 to 17:21

Uganda prosecutes Vietnamese pair over ivory-smuggling

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has taken up the prosecution of two Vietnamese nationals who were arrested by Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) customs officials in possession of elephant ivory and pangolin scales.

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05-Feb-2019 to 22:00

Eskom emission record under fire from Greenpeace

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Greenpeace Africa submitted comments to Naledzi Environmental Consultants [1] opposing Eskom's application for postponements and suspensions from complying with South Africa's Minimum Emission Standards (MES).

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05-Feb-2019 to 10:38

eSwatini braces for Cyclone Funani

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — eSwatini is bracing for the Meteorological Services Department say is a vicious tropical Cyclone Funani by Saturday.

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04-Feb-2019 to 12:50

Mozambique: 167,000 food insecure as climate change worsens

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The US-funded Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) has warned that southern and parts of central Mozambique are facing a food crisis due to December’s abnormally high temperatures and late rains, APA can report on Monday.

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01-Feb-2019 to 11:29

Water shortage affecting power production in Mozambique - EDM

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's electricity corporation, EDM, says the severe drought that has affected parts of Mozambique and the Southern Africa region in the two last years has contributed to reducing electricity generation at the Corumana dam, in the southern district of Moamba in Maputo province.

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