12-Dec-2019 to 10:43

e-motorbikes: Optimising mobility in Kigali

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — With rechargeable batteries located under their tanks and a few charging stations dotted around Kigali, a new generation of electric motorcycles are quietly plying the city and its outskirts, releasing next to zero carbon emissions or noise pollution.

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11-Dec-2019 to 15:15

Botswana launches national elephant action plan

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources Conservation and Tourism on Wednesday launched its National Elephant Action Plan (NEAP).

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04-Dec-2019 to 18:44

How climate change limits military operations?

APA- Rabat (Morocco) — In addition to exacerbating conflicts, climate change and environmental degradation restrain the scope and efficiency of military operations, particularly in desert regions like the restive Horn of Africa and the Sahel where insurgents regularly raid either barracks or civilian infrastructure.

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04-Dec-2019 to 18:35

Rwanda approves revised master plan for Kigali city

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — A new master plan, which will lay out Kigali’s development roadmap for the next 30 years, was unveiled in the city on Wednesday as municipal authorities emphasize increasing public transport means by at least 70 percent in urban areas.

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03-Dec-2019 to 15:54

ASF 2019: Climate change, a conflict-aggravating factor in Africa

APA - Rabat (Morocco) — The degradation of livelihoods, droughts and floods, among other consequences of climate change, are factors that exacerbate conflicts in Africa, according to several experts gathered Monday in Rabat as part of the 4th edition of the Africa Security Forum, sponsored by His Majesty King Mohammed VI.

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02-Dec-2019 to 11:25

Experts discuss impact of climate change on Africa’s security

APA – Rabat (Morocco) — The fourth edition of the Africa Security Forum kicks off Monday in Rabat, Morocco under the theme "The impact of climate change on security in Africa."

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01-Dec-2019 to 11:51

Kenya hosts high-level meeting on environmental health risks

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Scientists, environmentalists and key stakeholders in the health sector will be among the over 300 delegates from Africa and Europe expected in Nairobi this week to address environmental health risks that may pose a big challenge in the realization of Universal Health Coverage (UHC).

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