ENVIRONNEMENT | ENVIRONMENT

26-Dec-2019 to 09:18

Rwandan municipal authorities warn against disaster-prone areas

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The Mayor of Kigali City, Pudence Rubingisa on Thursday warned residents living in flood-prone areas in several suburbs of the urban settings to urgently relocate to safer areas so as to avoid any form of disasters.

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26-Dec-2019 to 09:03

Rwanda’s Meteorology department warns of more heavy rains

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda Meteorology Agency on Thursday warned that heavy rains could persist up to the end of this week, a situation that requires all sectors to adapt to disaster effects that will come as a result.

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26-Dec-2019 to 09:03

Heavy rains cause flash floods across Rwanda

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Heavy rains hit several parts across Rwanda including the capital city Kigali and its outskirts late Wednesday evening, blocking roads and destroying infrastructures, local administrative officials confirmed Thursday.

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25-Dec-2019 to 11:41

Egypt demands for natural flow of Nile River maintained-Official

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The tripartite negotiations of Sudan, Egypt, and Ethiopia on the filling and operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) are expected to culminate in agreement next month, Ethiopian official has disclosed.

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23-Dec-2019 to 19:24

Botswana steps up efforts to curb escalating rhino poaching

APA-Gaborone(Botswana) — Botswana through the Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources Conservation and Tourism on Monday said it has taken a decesion to curb escalating rhino poaching incidents.

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18-Dec-2019 to 15:59

Africa 'feeling COP 25 blues'

APA – Dakar (Senegal) — Negotiations of the 25th UN climate change conference which ended in Madrid, two days after the official closing date of December 13th caused widespread disappointment over the crucial issues, particularly for Africa whose overall expectations remained unmet, according to Mali’s Seyni Nafo, spokesperson for Africa Group.

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15-Dec-2019 to 14:09

Botswana: Hunters in illegal hunting storm surrender licenses

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Two professional hunters who shot and killed a collared elephant have surrendered their hunting licenses, the Botswana government announced on Sunday.

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