ENVIRONNEMENT | ENVIRONMENT

27-Feb-2020 to 08:50

Cote d’Ivoire: Nestlé to recycle plastic waste

APA - Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — The food-processing firm, Nestlé Cote d’Ivoire, on February 25, 2020 in Abidjan, signed a partnership agreement with the National Waste Management Agency (ANAGED) for better management and recycling of plastic waste in the country.

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26-Feb-2020 to 16:35

Kenya’s market for waste water treatment expected to grow in next five years

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Leading water and energy solutions provider in East Africa, Davis & Shirtliff sees water and wastewater treatment market growing significantly in Kenya over the next five years, buoyed by depleting fresh water reserves and a rise in industrial activities.

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26-Feb-2020 to 15:03

Locusts: UN wants more funding to fight swarms in East Africa

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The United Nations has called for more funding to help fight huge swarms of desert locusts sweeping through East Africa.

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24-Feb-2020 to 11:05

Botswana in fresh elephant hunting battle with animal rights groups

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana on Monday reacted sharply to continued criticism by international animal rights groups for its decision to lift a 2014 hunting ban.

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23-Feb-2020 to 13:45

Rwanda weather watchdog warns of more rain

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The Rwanda Meteorological Agency on Sunday issued a warning of light to moderate rainfall accompanied with thunderstorms in several parts of the country from February 23rd to 29th.

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19-Feb-2020 to 19:45

Uganda uses aircraft to spray Locusts now confirmed in 17 districts

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — According to Uganda’s agriculture ministry the locusts which entered Uganda on 9th February, swarms of locusts entered into Uganda through Amudat and have now been sighted in 17 districts; Abim, Kaabong, Nakapiripirit, Amudat, Agago, Katakwi, Nabilatuk, Moroto, Napak, Kotido, Kole, Kitgum, Karenga, Kumi, Ngora, Soroti, Amuria and there are reports of sightings in Lango, Acholi and West Nile sub-regions.

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19-Feb-2020 to 18:58

Rwanda to host 'Climate Change' Summit Africa 2020

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda's capital city Kigali will in September this year host the Climate Change Summit Africa 2020, a major annual international conference that discusses how the world should tackle climate change.

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