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    • Obama pays homage to Mandela’s legacy

      APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — With a 15,000-strong audience packed into Wanderers Stadium hanging on to his every word, former US president Barack Obama called on the world - in particular the youth - to keep t...

    • S/Africa: Youths encouraged to be agents of change

      APA-Bela-Bela (South Africa) — South Africa’s Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu has urged young people to recommit themselves “to the historic task of being agents of change” in order to lead the...

    • Sierra Leone activist arrested over botched demo

      APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The authorities in Sierra Leone have detained a prominent civil society activist over a botched protest against a hike in the prices of petroleum products.

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    01-May-2018 to 18:32

    Mozambique: FAO contributes €500, 000 to anti-logging campaign

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is to provide up to €500,000 for actions that contribute to reducing illegal logging in Mozambique.

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    30-Apr-2018 to 18:56

    Report blames ineptitude for Kenya's depleted forests

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenya Forest Service (KFS) management and the board should be held to account for the massive depletion of forest cover in the country, a task-force said on Monday.

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    30-Apr-2018 to 13:05

    Mogadishu to host conference on illegal charcoal trade

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — High-level government officials, senior United Nations representatives, international and Somali environment experts, and international donor partners, will for the first time convene in Mogadishu for a milestone conference to stop the illegal trade, unsustainable production and use of charcoal in Somalia.

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    30-Apr-2018 to 10:53

    Mohamed VI calls for ‘ecological consciousness awakening’ in Africa

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — King Mohammed VI of Morocco called Sunday in Brazzaville, at the opening of the summit of the Congo Basin Blue Fund, for "an awakening of ecological consciousness" in Africa in order to preserve the environment”.

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    29-Apr-2018 to 17:54

    Landmark climate summit underway in Brazzaville

    APA-Brazzaville (Congo) — The first ever summit of the Congo Basin Commission and the so-called Blue Fund for the Congo Basin got underway in Brazzaville on Sunday, attracting several African heads of state and government.

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    28-Apr-2018 to 22:20

    African leaders gather in Brazzaville for climate summit

    APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Some 20 heads of state and government, including King Mohammed VI of Morocco are meeting in the Congolese capital Brazzaville for the first Blue Fund for the Congo Basin Summit.

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    27-Apr-2018 to 17:29

    Mozambique discovers new bat species

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Zoological Journal of the Linnaean Society says it has discovered a new species of bat, previously unknown in Mozambique’s Gorongosa National Park, in the central province of Sofala.

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