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    23-Jul-2018 to 14:02

    De Beers to translocate 200 elephants from South Africa to Mozambique

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Global diamond mining giant De Beers says it will transport 200 elephants from its Venetia Limpopo Nature Reserve in South Africa to Mozambique as part of efforts to restore the wildlife population ravaged by conflict in the southern African nation.

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    20-Jul-2018 to 17:30

    Botswana denies intel agency role in ivory-smuggling

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources Conservation and Tourism on Friday denied reports that the Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) has been involved in the smuggling of ivories.

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    13-Jul-2018 to 18:03

    Liberian leader launches coastal defense project

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — President George Weah on Friday launched the Liberian Coastal Defense Project to prevent sea erosion in the Monrovian suburb of New Kru Town.

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    11-Jul-2018 to 17:56

    Rwanda mulls 4th national park by 2019

    APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda is considering turning the entire natural forest of Gishwati - Mukura in the northwest province and surrounding mountains into a huge national park.

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    05-Jul-2018 to 19:47

    Mozambique invests $120m for climate change resilience

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's Minister of Public Works, Housing and Water Resources, João Machatine, announced a $120 million investment in several climate change resilience projects in the southern province of Gaza.

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    03-Jul-2018 to 17:34

    Game activity rises in eSwatini wildlife

    APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — Wild animals, especially herbivores, have increased in eSwatini game reserves over the past two years.

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    03-Jul-2018 to 12:35

    Cold spell sweeps across Botswana

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Cold spells are set to sweep across Botswana throughout July amid reports that the authorities have relaxed school dress code to allow students to bring blankets to school.

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