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    06-Dec-2017 to 13:49

    Congo Basin countries record CFA150bn annual tax loss

    APA-Douala (Cameroon) — Tax losses sustained each year by countries of the Congo Basin due to the illegal exploitation of forests are estimated at 150 billion CFA francs, according to sources on Wednesday.

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    06-Dec-2017 to 08:37

    Minister urges S/Africa’s private sector to invest in water sector

    APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has called on the country’s private sector to partner with government to invest in the water sector in order to address challenges experienced in the water and sanitation space.

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    05-Dec-2017 to 20:13

    Mozambique: $80m from W/Bank to mitigate climate change

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The World Bank says it will provide $80 million to Mozambique's Natural Disaster Management (INGC) to finance disaster risk management in the southern African country.

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    05-Dec-2017 to 17:30

    Kenya plastic ban attracts int'l praise

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday officially opened the third United Nations Environment Assembly in Nairobi where his country received praise for banning the manufacture and use of plastic packaging both at industrial and domestic levels.

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    04-Dec-2017 to 12:32

    World gathers in Nairobi to tackle global menace of pollution

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Over 4,000 heads of state, ministers, business leaders, UN officials and civil society representatives gathered on Monday for the third UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi to tackle the global menace of pollution.

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    29-Nov-2017 to 09:58

    AfDB to help four SADC countries address water challenges

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The African Development Bank has pledged a grant of €2.3 million towards a feasibility study for four countries in the Southern African Development Community region as part of efforts to address water supply challenges, APA learnt here Wednesday.

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    23-Nov-2017 to 17:03

    Mozambique mulls return to hippo hunting

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The General Manager of Mozambique’s National Administration of Conservation Areas (ANAC), Bartolomeu Soto says his country is in favour of resuming limited sports hunting of hippopotamus.

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