ENVIRONNEMENT | ENVIRONMENT

08-Oct-2020 to 13:14

Africa remains most affected by climate change – Activist

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — Africa is one of the continents worst affected by the climate crisis although it is among the lowest carbon emitters in the world, according to Ugandan climate change activist Vanessa Nakate.

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06-Oct-2020 to 12:30

S/Africa: Severe thunderstorms to continue Tuesday – Official

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Severe thunderstorms are expected to hit some parts of South Africa on Tuesday -- a continuation of Monday’s heavy rainfall that fell in the northern parts of the country, a weather expert has warned.

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03-Oct-2020 to 09:45

S/African official defends culling of lions

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The culling of potentially dangerous lions from South Africa’s Karoo National Park was necessary to protect human life, a senior official has said.

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30-Sep-2020 to 16:31

Abidjan: Volta Basin states discuss flood, drought early warning system

APA - Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — Member states of the Volta Basin Authority, comprising six West African countries, have held a meeting in Anidjan where they have developed an early warning system in the case of extreme floods and droughts due to climate change.

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27-Sep-2020 to 18:16

Rwanda readies to curb ozone-depleting gases

APA-Kigali-(Rwanda) — Rwanda has embarked on reducing its use of ozone-depleting hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), where by the country managed to reduce by 54%, the importation of these harmful gases, official sources said on Sunday

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24-Sep-2020 to 21:05

Virtual naming ceremony for Rwandan baby gorillas

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Gorilla naming ceremony, an annual event aimed at promoting conservation efforts for the Mountain gorillas one of the world’s most endangered species was held virtually late on Thursday as the novel coronavirus pandemic persists in the region an official told APA in Kigali.

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05-Sep-2020 to 11:08

Sudan declares emergency after floods

APA-Khartoum (Sudan) — Sudan has declared a state of emergency after heavy torrential rains caused floods and a swelling of the River Nile and displaced thousands of people, APA can report on Saturday.

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