ENVIRONNEMENT | ENVIRONMENT

19-May-2019 to 12:19

Mozambique loses 126,000 hectares to drought - official

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Higino De Marule, has said at least 126,000 hectares with diverse crops were affected by drought in three provinces of southern Mozambique during the present agricultural season (2018/19).

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19-May-2019 to 10:47

Ethiopian PM in fundraising to beautify Addis

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed will host a fundraising dinner on Sunday at a cost of $178, 000 per plate.

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19-May-2019 to 10:25

Dusty mist envelopes Ethiopian city

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — A cloud of dust has been hanging over the Ethiopian city of Dire Dawa and surrounding areas in the east of the country on Saturday.

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16-May-2019 to 16:21

Botswana experiencing climate change effects – Minister

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana has started experiencing climate change effects that have the potential to cause extreme harm to its citizens, infrastructure and the environment, a senior government official said Thursday.

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15-May-2019 to 18:31

Kenya paid $98m in compensation to wildlife victims since 2013-Official

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The Kenyan government on Wednesday admitted it cannot single-handedly handle the huge number of compensation claims arising from human-wildlife conflict in the country.

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10-May-2019 to 16:36

Poaching threatens African elephants, UN report warns

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — An updated assessment by a United Nations Environment Programme-administered treaty Friday warned that poaching continues to threaten the long-term survival of the African elephant.

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07-May-2019 to 17:31

SADC chair blasts West over elephant management plans

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Chairman and Namibian President Hage Geingob on Tuesday shot a broadside at the West over how the region should manage its elephant population.

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