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    09-Nov-2017 to 06:25

    Mozambican parliament ratifies Paris climate change deal

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Mozambican parliament ratified the Paris Agreement on Climate Change during the first reading of a bill tabled before the National Assembly on Wednesday, APA has learnt.

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    07-Nov-2017 to 18:22

    Africa spending fair share on climate adaptation – New Study

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Findings of a new study, jointly commissioned by the UNDP Regional Office for Africa, and the African Climate Policy Centre at the Economic Commission for Africa, is dismissing the insinuation that African countries are not investing in their own climate adaptation responses; and are instead waiting on the international community as recipients of support.

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    03-Nov-2017 to 12:33

    Mozambique cuts sulphur content of diesel

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique has begun replacing diesel with 500 parts per million (ppm) of sulphur, with diesel that is only 50 ppm of sulphur in all filling stations, the Ministry of Mineral Resources and Energy announced on Friday.

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    02-Nov-2017 to 16:07

    Mozambique police seize six truck-loads of illegal timber

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique’s Ministry of Land, Environment and Rural Development has announced the seizure of six trucks containing smuggled timber at Inchope, in the central province of Manica.

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    02-Nov-2017 to 15:44

    Guinea Bissau vulnerable to climate change - UN-Habitat Rep.

    APA-Bissau (Guinea Bissau) — Guinea Bissau is vulnerable to rising sea levels, the UN representative for Habitat, Edmilson Augusto da Silva, warned on Thursday during a workshop, adding that authorities are aware of this situation.

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    28-Oct-2017 to 15:34

    Invasive water hyacinth infests Ethiopian lakes

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Water hyacinth, an invasive weed that surfaces on water bodies, continues to spread in lakes across Ethiopia, Berhanu Ideti, the Biodiversity Director at the Oromia Regional State told journalists on Saturday.

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    27-Oct-2017 to 13:24

    UNECA urges Africa to use Climate Information Services

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — African countries should fully integrate Climate Information Services (CIS) into their policies, plans, programmes and practice, says Ms. Fatima Denton, UN Economic Commission for Africa’s (UNECA) Special Initiatives Division Director.

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