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    18-Apr-2019 to 18:09

    Climate change as obstacle to SDGs - Official

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Climate change can seriously impede Africa’s quest to achieve all the 17 sustainable development goals that address global challenges, including poverty, inequality, climate, environmental degradation, prosperity, and peace and justice.

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    16-Apr-2019 to 16:31

    Botswana's neighbours back hunting, culling of elephants

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana's neighbours, namely, Angola, Botswana, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe have reaffirmed their support to Botswana's management plans on elephants which include among others lifting of hunting ban and culling of elephants, APA learned here Tuesday.

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    11-Apr-2019 to 11:18

    Sweden co-funds $8.5 million Uganda climate resilient project

    APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in conjunction with Sweden has launched a new five-year program on "Climate Resilient Livelihood Opportunities for Economic Empowerment of Women in Uganda’s Karamoja and West Nile Regions".

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    11-Apr-2019 to 05:55

    S/African rhino horns confiscated in Hong Kong – Ministry

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African government has welcomed the confiscation of rhino horns valued at about US$2.1 million in Hong Kong, the ministry of environmental affairs said on Wednesday.

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    10-Apr-2019 to 11:00

    Mozambique seeks $50m for reforestation project

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's Ministry of Land, Environment and Rural Development is seeking US$50 million for reforestation and forest management projects to mitigate the effects of climate change, APA leant here on Wednesday.

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    09-Apr-2019 to 10:56

    Beira: One month after Cyclone Idai

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The streets of this busy port city are returning to life as Mozambique approaches the one-month anniversary of Cyclone Idai’s March 14 landfall, while the search for survivors continues in neighbouring Zimbabwe.

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    05-Apr-2019 to 20:35

    Botswana allays tropical cyclone fears

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s Department of Meteorological Services (DMS) on Friday cautioned the public to ignore information circulating on social media about an anticipated tropical cyclone that is expected to impact Southern Africa.

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