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    20-Jul-2018 to 17:30

    Botswana denies intel agency role in ivory-smuggling

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources Conservation and Tourism on Friday denied reports that the Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) has been involved in the smuggling of ivories.

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    13-Jul-2018 to 18:03

    Liberian leader launches coastal defense project

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — President George Weah on Friday launched the Liberian Coastal Defense Project to prevent sea erosion in the Monrovian suburb of New Kru Town.

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    11-Jul-2018 to 17:56

    Rwanda mulls 4th national park by 2019

    APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda is considering turning the entire natural forest of Gishwati - Mukura in the northwest province and surrounding mountains into a huge national park.

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    05-Jul-2018 to 19:47

    Mozambique invests $120m for climate change resilience

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's Minister of Public Works, Housing and Water Resources, João Machatine, announced a $120 million investment in several climate change resilience projects in the southern province of Gaza.

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    03-Jul-2018 to 17:34

    Game activity rises in eSwatini wildlife

    APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — Wild animals, especially herbivores, have increased in eSwatini game reserves over the past two years.

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    03-Jul-2018 to 12:35

    Cold spell sweeps across Botswana

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Cold spells are set to sweep across Botswana throughout July amid reports that the authorities have relaxed school dress code to allow students to bring blankets to school.

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    29-Jun-2018 to 11:18

    Sierra Leone: Gov’t temporarily lifts ban on timber export

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Sierra Leone government has temporarily lifted a ban on the export of timber to allow for the clearing of a stockpiled of timber logs prepared before the ban was put in place.

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